Food Innovation Center

Collaborating for a healthier, hunger-free world.

Faculty Director Search Now Underway

A search for the director of the Foods For Health: Metabolomics discovery theme at Ohio State is underway. 

Thank you for your participation in the campus interviews. Please click on the online evaluation links below for each canidate as your opinion on this potential hire is important.

The faculty director oversees growth of our Foods for Health strategy. The director continues a vibrant research program as a tenured faculty member and inspires new and existing collaborations, advocates new faculty positions and facilitates recruitment. The director is supported by an outstanding leadership team of scholars and dedicated staff, advancing a campus wide network in foods for health.

Mark Failla, Ken Lee

We recruit outstanding scholars known for their work in metabolomics and their leadership potential.

 candidate one

Candidate May 24-25

  • Thank you for attending these special seminars at 9am and 10am on May 24 and 25, respectively.
  • Missed it? Contact any search member to get the online video of either the research seminar on May 24 or chalk talk of May 25.
  • Here is the agenda for this visit. The agenda is now finalized and we seek feedback from all who participate.
  • Faculty members may see the candidate's application, CV and credentials here. Contact any member of the search committee if you are erroneously denied access. You might peruse the candidate's website or his current CV part one; CV part two (apologies, ModX restricts files to one megabyte so it is two parts).
  • Your evaluation of this candidate is important. This link opens May 24 and closes June 4, 2018. Anyone with a valid @osu.edu email address and the password can complete this online evaluation for this candidate. Contact any search committee member for the password.
candidate two

Candidate May 29-30

candidate three

Candidate May 31-June 1

About this search

The search committee consists of Ken Lee (Chair), Monica Giusti, Vicki Wysocki, Willa Hsueh, Jeff Firkins, Julie Townsend, Kathy Lechman, Rich Bruno, and Sheryl Barringer. Your feedback on any aspect of this search is welcome. You can review the FFH discovery theme search progress map.  A meeting is scheduled of the FST Faculty on June 7 to determine next steps.