Astronomy, Ohio State University

Position ID:OSU-Astronomy-FS201718 [#10179]
Position Title: Faculty Search
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Area: Astronomy
Appl Deadline:2017/12/01 finished (2017/10/13, finished 2018/05/04, listed until 2018/12/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***


A Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in astronomy, or a closely related field, are required, as are an outstanding research record and commitment to teaching excellence. A key strength of the department is its extraordinarily collaborative and interactive scientific atmosphere, and we seek candidates who will contribute to and benefit from that atmosphere. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

About Columbus:

The OSU campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at

Application Instructions:

Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online. Complete applications include a C.V., a publication list, and a statement of past, current, and planned research. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online. The review of applications will begin 1 December 2017 and will continue until the search is concluded. 

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. Flexible work options are available. Ohio State is an NSF Advance Institution.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
The Ohio State University
Department of Astronomy
4055 McPherson Lab
140 W 18th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

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