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Assistant Professor: Aquatic population/community ecology

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The Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology (EEOB, in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University (OSU; seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the general area of aquatic population/community ecology.

We seek an individual who will complement existing strengths within OSU, EEOB, and the Aquatic Ecology Laboratory (AEL; in aquatic population and community ecology. Individuals with research expertise in understanding how human-driven environmental change (e.g., climate change, nutrient pollution, emerging contaminants, invasive species) and other ecological processes influence the dynamics of aquatic food webs, particularly fish populations, are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have opportunities to participate in and contribute to a well-established partnership between OSU and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources-Division of Wildlife (ODNR;, which seeks to understand the ecological mechanisms underlying the structure and function of fish populations and communities and their associated management in rivers and streams, Lake Erie, and inland reservoirs.

This is one of three hires being sought in the department this year, with the other two in Freshwater Biology and Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology.

The complete advertisement can be found on Academic Jobs Online where applications should also be submitted: A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research, teaching and diversity statements, and three letters of reference. The diversity statement should articulate your demonstrated commitments and capacities to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach and engagement. Review of applications will begin on 1 October 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Jim Hood (