Ohio State University, The Department of Political Science

Position ID:OSU-The Department of Political Science-API [#14426]
Position Title: American Political Institutions
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Area: Political Science / American Politics
Appl Deadline:2019/10/01help popup finished (2019/09/04, finished 2020/03/09, listed until 2020/03/04)
Position Description:    

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

Department: Political Science Position: American Political Institutions Rank: Assistant Professor

Description: The Department of Political Science at the Ohio State University seeks to hire in American politics, one of its traditional areas of strength. The candidate should study political institutions, policy making processes, and/or representational outcomes, and should have a high degree of conceptual and methodological sophistication. We particularly encourage applicants with innovative approaches to studying important democratic questions, including but not limited to the use of novel data, original techniques for causal inference, and/or field or lab experiments. Candidates must show promise of excellence in research and teaching and potential for attracting external funding.

Qualifications: The successful candidate should have a PhD in political science or expect to have the degree in hand by August 2020. 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 Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the Midwest’s fastest-growing city and the nation’s 14th largest city. Columbus offers a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Additional information about all that the Columbus area has to offer is available at https://visit.osu.edu/experience.

Application Instructions: Apply to Academic Jobs Online. A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, publication list, job market paper, other papers or chapters, unofficial graduate transcript, three reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site), and a diversity statement that addresses the candidate’s past efforts, as well as future plans, to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion in their scholarship, teaching, and service.

Review of applications will begin on October 1st and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Vladimir Kogan at kogan.18@osu.edu.

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. The university is 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.

Application Materials Required: Submit the following items online at this website:Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Teaching Statement, Diversity Statement, Publication List, Example of research, Other papers or chapters, Unofficial Graduate Transcript, Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site)

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:
Department of Political Science
2140 Derby Hall
154 North Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

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