Assistant Professor of Zoology

Search #1819-0006

Ohio Wesleyan University is a selective, private, undergraduate liberal arts, residential institution founded in 1842 and is located just 20 miles north of Columbus, OH.

The Zoology Department of Ohio Wesleyan University invites applications for a tenure track position beginning in August, 2019. We seek a biologist to teach upper level courses in human anatomy (ZOOL 329), vertebrate anatomy (ZOOL 331), human anatomy and physiology (ZOOL 251), an upper level course in the candidate’s area of expertise, and a non-majors introductory course. These courses will be taught on a rotating basis.  Ohio Wesleyan seeks faculty who are committed to excellence in teaching and to involvement of undergraduates in research. Candidates are expected to develop a focused research program (facilitated by a pre-tenure sabbatical) and consideration will be given to a range of scholarly interests. Ph.D. required.

Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate research and teaching statements, a statement of commitment to diversity and inclusion, and up to three selected reprints of publications must be submitted in the form of pdf files to the search chair (Dr. David Markwardt) at the following email address: In addition, applicants should request that three letters of recommendation be submitted to the same address.

Evaluation of applications will begin September 28, 2018, but the position will remain open until filled.

Additional position and institutional information is available from the search chair.

Ohio Wesleyan University, a private liberal arts college located 20 miles north of Columbus, in Delaware, Ohio, promotes and celebrates an inclusive environment free from constraints in areas of culture, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, family relationship, or economic barriers. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged as OWU is an equal opportunity institution and has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion.