Ohio State University, The Department of Political Science

Position ID:OSU-The Department of Political Science-REP [#19160]
Position Title: Race and Ethnicity in American Politics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Political Science / American Politics, Race and Ethnic Politics
Appl Deadline:2021/09/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/08/12, finished 2022/01/19, listed until 2022/02/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Rank: Assistant Professor of Political Science

Position: Race and Ethnicity in American Politics

Department: Political Science

Description: The Department of Political Science at the Ohio State University seeks to hire in the field of Race and Ethnicity in American politics. We particularly encourage applicants with innovative approaches to studying important democratic questions, including but not limited to the use of novel data, innovative methodologies or methods, original techniques for causal inference, and/or field or lab experiments, and they should show promise of making theoretical and methodological contributions. Candidates must show promise of excellence in research and teaching and potential for attracting external funding.

The successful candidate will join a collaborative faculty and college and have opportunities to build connections with strong departments, centers and institutes across the university, including the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and the Institute for Population Research.

Qualifications: The successful candidate should have a PhD in political science or expect to have the degree in hand by August of 2022.

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: A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, publication list, examples of research, 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 September 15th and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Janet Box-Steffensmeier at Box-Steffensmeier.1@osu.edu.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members reach their full potential. Over the next few years, The Ohio State University is committed to welcoming 350 new faculty hires, many of which will contribute to growing our role as a premier re-search university equipped to respond to societal challenges that deter equality and inclusion. 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 to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
2140 Derby Hall
154 North Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210