The Molecular Cellular Imaging Center (MCIC) is an advanced interdisciplinary service lab that supports research, teaching and outreach in the areas of microscopy, genetics, genomics, general molecular biology, and bioinformatics. The Director will provide strategic leadership, oversight and vision for the MCIC. These responsibilities include:
Directly managing and evaluating MCIC staff.
Develop and implement a sustainable budget model (also incorporating long-term plans for equipment maintenance and acquisition).
Participate in extramural funding opportunities (e.g. equipment grants), including participating in manuscript preparation and in the preparation of proposals for new funding.
Expand research, educational and training opportunities in modern genomic sequencing and microscopy techniques, including but not limited to workshops, certificate training, or courses.
Engage and collaborate on faculty-led research projects with CFAES and OSU faculty on both the CFAES Wooster and the Columbus Campuses as well as those from other institutions and industries.
Although this is a Director position, association with a CFAES departmental unit (e.g. adjunct) is expected. The ability to work collaboratively across a variety of disciplines and departments as well as provide evidence of leadership in interdisciplinary research teams. Excellent communication skills and a willingness to engage with multiple audiences such as students, faculty, administration and external stakeholders is expected.
Position will supervise MCIC research staff.
PhD in Molecular Biology. Evidence of experience in bioinformatics, genomics, biostatistics, microscopy or other related fields through publications is expected. Experience of working collaboratively across a variety of disciplines and departments as well as provide evidence of leadership in interdisciplinary research teams.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.