Ohio State University, Department of Psychology

Position ID:OSU-Psychology-QP [#20827]
Position Title: Quantitative Psychology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Psychology / Quantitative
Appl Deadline:2022/01/21 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/12/15, finished 2022/07/23, listed until 2022/04/30)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Psychology at THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY seeks an outstanding candidate for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in quantitative psychology. Applicants should be specialists in one or more of the following: psychometrics and psychological testing (e.g., measurement theories and test construction, reliability and precision of measurement, types of validity, test norming, test and item bias), statistical modeling of measurement related research topics (e.g., item response theory, factor analysis, structural equation modeling), and/or development of methods for longitudinal and time-series models.


Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in quantitative psychology or a related field prior to the expected start date (Fall 2022). All candidates are expected to have strong and fundable research programs, make significant contributions to other substantive areas (neuroscience, cognitive, clinical, developmental, social and decision psychology, Intellectual Developmental Disabilities and educational testing), and contribute to both graduate and undergraduate supervision and instruction. 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 at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20827. A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, a diversity statement that articulates your demonstrated commitment and capacity to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach/engagement, and the contact information for three referees. Review of applications will begin on 21 January 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Jolynn Pek at pek.5@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. 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 research university equipped to answer and interrogate the critical domestic and global 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:
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Further Info:
email address
OSU Department of Psychology
225 Psychology Building
1835 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210