The Ohio State University, Engineering Education

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Position ID:OSU-EED-AY22EED2 [#19097]
Position Title: Associate Tenured Faculty Position Department of Engineering Education
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering / Engineering
Appl Deadline:2021/08/10 11:59PMhelp popup* (reviewing applications posted 2021/08/03, listed until 2021/08/10)
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Associate Tenured Faculty Position Department of Engineering Education

University Overview: The Ohio State University sets the stage for academic achievement and innovation. It's where friendships are forged, tradition is brought to life and a better global community is built. Our mission is as clear today as it was 150 years ago: to illuminate a pathway to education, research and health care that creates vibrant futures. Faculty and staff build the incomparable Buckeye spirit through collaboration, a strong sense of community and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Ohio State is a university that seeks and welcomes diverse ideas, perspectives, and views. Academic freedom is a core value of our institution and Ohio State is committed to creating learning opportunities in which all members of the university community can engage in frank, meaningful discussions with others of differing views. More info can be found at ( Ohio State is a dynamic community where opportunity thrives, and individuals transform themselves and their world. Ohio State is a top-20 public university, enrolling over 60,000 students, and its Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is one of America’s leading academic health centers and recently ranked No. 4 on Forbes’ list of best U.S. employers for diversity. More info about The Ohio State University can be found at (

College Overview: When Ohio State was founded in 1870, the Department of Mathematics and Engineering was one of seven original departments. Today, the College of Engineering offers 14 undergraduate and 13 graduate programs in 12 departments or centers, as well as, three undergraduate and four graduate degrees in the Knowlton School of Architecture, to approximately 10,000 students. The college has recently expanded its degree offerings with a BS in Engineering Technology available on the regional campuses of the university. The college is one of the largest, most reputable, and impactful institutions in the field with 405 engineering and architecture faculty members. Included in this total are 328 tenure track faculty, 54 clinical track faculty, and 23 research track faculty. The college has 14 National Academy of Engineering members and numerous members of societies and reward recipients. In fiscal year 2020, the college had nearly $138.5 million in externally sponsored research expenditures. Industry R&D expenditures for the College of Engineering in fiscal year 2020 totaled nearly $44 million. College of Engineering provides fertile ground for innovation and collaboration, and it shares the land-grant mission to create, transfer, and preserve knowledge for the purpose of enhancing economic competitiveness regionally, nationally, and globally and by preparing professionals ready to sustain and advance society. The College of Engineering strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment where all students, staff, and faculty can thrive ( We understand that diversity and inclusion are essential components of excellence in the College of Engineering. We are committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We seek candidates who are committed to contributing to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. More information about the College of Engineering can be found at (

Columbus Overview: As the nation’s 14th largest city, Columbus invites and embraces cultural and economic diversity. We are home to Fortune 500 companies, world-class research institutes, top-ranked hospitals, and the state’s capitol. The city was named the 2015 "Intelligent Community of the Year" by the Intelligent Community Forum, called a "Midwestern style capital" by the New York Times and one of the top ten "Best Places to Live" by Money Magazine. Columbus is home to multiple dynamic arts districts. Read more at (Experience Columbus).

Department Overview: The Department of Engineering Education (EED) is located within the College of Engineering (CoE) at The Ohio State University. The EED’s mission includes advancing the engineering profession and enabling student success by: • Contributing to developing world-class scholarship in engineering education • Modeling and advocating scholarly, evidence-based teaching within the CoE • Developing and delivering state-of-the-art, innovative, multidisciplinary courses and programs in first-year engineering, engineering technical communication, multidisciplinary capstone design, and graduate education in engineering education. The EED was created in November 2015 and the Ph.D. program was approved in Spring 2018. In Autumn 2021, approximately 25 graduate students will be enrolled in the engineering education doctoral program. Looking towards the future, the EED is positioned to grow within and estabslihed stronger connections across the CoE and within the field. TIU/Position Overview: We invite applications for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor to start August 2022. We are seeking a proven, innovative scholar in engineering and/or computing education who will help further build our department. This Associate Professor will be required to establish a research program, secure outside funding, advise graduate students within our engineering education Ph.D. program, and teach courses across the department.

Required Qualifications: • Ph.D. in engineering education and B.S./M.S. degrees in computer science, computer science and engineering, or related fields • 10+ years experience working in the software industry • Demonstrated publication record in top-tier engineering and computer science education journals that highlight innovative areas of engineering and/or computing education, specifically within the diversity, equity and inclusion domains • Demonstrated ability to secure federal and foundation research funding from multiple sources for projects that are both exploratory and large-scale in nature • Demonstrated ability in teaching engineering and/or computing • Engaged in community engagement and outreach

Desired Qualifications: • Demonstrated commitment and capabilities to mentor undergraduate and graduate students • Demonstrated commitment and capabilities to mentor early-career faculty in engineering/computing education • Demonstrated experience promoting an organizational climate that values diversity and inclusion • Ability to collaborate with both tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty members from different disciplines • Ability and commitment to collaborate with diverse teams of scholars within and outside the academy to form new communities of engagement and scholarly research

How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit an application in Academic Jobs Online: ( Please include a cover letter, curriculum vita, diversity statement (describe experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of the areas of scholarship, instruction and outreach), teaching statement, research statement, and names and contact information of five references commensurate with the rank sought.

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, a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) and have an excellent partner in The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law.

Application deadline: The application deadline is August 10, 2021.

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Further Info:
122 Hitchcock Hall
2070 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

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