Ohio State University, The Department of Political Science

Position ID:OSU-The Department of Political Science-QPM [#22324]
Position Title: Quantitative Political Methodology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Political Science / Quantitative Methods
Appl Deadline:2022/09/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/08/12, finished 2023/03/18)
Position Description:   URMs  

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Department: Political Science

Position: Quantitative Political Methodology

Rank: Assistant Professor


The Department of Political Science at The Ohio State University seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in quantitative political methodology. We encourage applicants with innovative approaches to studying methodological or theoretically substantive questions, including but not limited to the use of novel, massive, or complex data, and original techniques for causal inference or machine learning. 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 have opportunities to build connections with strong departments, centers and institutes across the university, including the Translational Data Analytics Institute and the Institute for Population Research.


Candidates should demonstrate a record of publications and provide evidence of accomplishments in teaching and mentorship. Responsibilities of the position include maintaining a robust research program, including actively seeking external funding, contributing to graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentoring, and engaged service to the university and the profession. The position will begin in the fall of 2023. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Applicants must have completed all doctoral degree requirements by the time of their appointment. 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. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment towards social equity, diversity, and inclusion. For more information, contact Professor William Minozzi, at Minozzi.1@osu.edu.

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:

The review of applications will begin on September 15th. Applications will be evaluated as they are received and will be accepted until the positions are filled. To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, diversity statement, job market paper, up to three other papers or chapters, an unofficial graduate transcript, and three professional letters of reference to Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22324. The diversity statement should articulate your demonstrated commitments and capacities to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach and engagement.

The Ohio State University is committed to enhancing academic excellence. Recruiting, supporting, and retaining faculty of the highest caliber is a core component of this commitment. In support of this, The Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) has created the Office of Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation (DCFR) to focus on supporting new and prospective faculty. This support includes dual careers services, consultation and resources related to relocation, as well as identifying opportunities to engage on campus and the surrounding community. While employment opportunities are not guaranteed, resources and consultation are available to support the partners of new and prospective faculty as they are considering Ohio State and throughout their transition.

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 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:
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Department of Political Science
Ohio State University
2140 Derby Hall
154 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210