Sociology, Ohio State University

Position ID:OSU-Sociology-SSAP [#7885]
Position Title: Assistant Professor to Associate Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Area: Social stratification
Starting Date:2017/08/22
Appl Deadline:2016/10/01 (posted 2016/09/09, updated 2016/09/23)
Position Description:    

Description  The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure track position in the field of social stratification, at the assistant professor to associate professor levels, to commence autumn semester 2017. We seek candidates who are well-grounded on topics of social inequality and stratification and have an established and active research record in these regards. It is expected that this person will also help us build links to interdisciplinary research centers and programs at the university. We seek candidates who will maintain vigorous research programs, actively seek external funding, contribute to both graduate and undergraduate teaching, and provide service to the department and the profession. <p> This position is partially funded by Ohio State's Discovery Themes Initiative “Translational Data Analytics” https://discovery.osu.edu/focus-areas/data-analytics/ which is assembling a critical mass of scholars who apply data analytics to scientific problems across all disciplines. Therefore, candidates who employ quantitative models and methods and who have experience working with large and/or complex data will receive preference in our deliberations.

Qualifications   Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field, by the start of employment, and to present evidence of excellence in teaching and research. 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 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. 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 http://www.columbus.org.

Application Instructions Review of applications begins October 1, 2016 and continues until the position is filled. Complete applications include a signed cover letter, curriculum vitae, selected written work, and three signed letters of recommendation (on official letterhead). Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7885. Inquiries may be directed to stratification@sociology.osu.edu. <p> 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). <p> 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:
http://sociology.osu.edu
email
(614) 292-1214
 
Department of Sociology
238 Townshend Hall
The Ohio State University
1885 Neil Avenue Mall
Columbus OH 43210-1222

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