Tenure-Track Faculty Position:

Assistant Professor in Regulation and Policy

The John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University welcomes applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant level in the area of Regulation and Public Policy. We especially encourage applications from scholars who study topics such as regulatory and governance issues surrounding public utilities and other critical infrastructure, smart technology, mobility and transportation, sustainable development, or the role of regulation in achieving a sustainable and resilient economy. We welcome scholars employing a variety of methodological approaches.

This position is partially funded by Ohio State's Discovery Themes Initiative, a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact. The successful candidate will join a highly collaborative interdisciplinary community of scholars in the Sustainable and Resilient Economy (SRE) program including faculty from Social and Behavioral Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Business, Law, and Engineering. The SRE program seeks to advance sustainability science by developing a more holistic understanding of sustainable and resilient production and consumption systems, human-environment interactions, and innovations in sustainable technologies and governance. Successful applicants will be expected to participate in collaborative teams and interdisciplinary research on sustainability and resilience topics.

The position begins fall 2018. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Applicants must have completed or be nearing completion of all Ph.D. degree requirements. Successful candidates will likely have doctorates in public affairs, public policy, public administration, sociology, political science, economics, geography, law, business or a related field. Highly desirable candidates will have practical experience, university teaching experience, a strong potential for developing a successful research portfolio, and/or demonstrated success in working with diverse populations and a commitment to diversifying the profession.

Application Instructions

Applications will be evaluated as received and will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications received by September 22, 2017, are guaranteed full consideration. To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three professional reference letters to glenn-SRERegulation@osu.edu. Alternatively, materials can be mailed to: Office of the Dean, the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, 350 Page Hall, 1810 College Road, Columbus, OH, 43210.

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 gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

About the Glenn College and OSU

The John Glenn College of Public Affairs was recently ranked 25th overall among other graduate professional programs in public affairs. Our curricular offerings include the NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration and In-Career Master of Arts in Public Policy and Management; dual master’s degrees with Law, City and Regional Planning, Public Health, Environment and Natural Resources, Social Work, Business Administration, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, Slavic and East European Studies, and Latin American Studies; a joint degree in Arts Policy and Administration; a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management; a B.A. in Public Management, Leadership, and Policy; a B.S. in Public Policy Analysis, and a variety of undergraduate and graduate minors. The College also offers a wide array of non-degree management and leadership training seminars, programs and certificates, serving over 2,000 mid-career professionals each year. For more information about the Glenn College, please visit our website: glenn.osu.edu.

The Ohio State University, the flagship public university of Ohio, is located in the state’s capital, Columbus, providing direct access to public sector organizations and practitioners from all levels of government, as well as a large and vibrant nonprofit and philanthropic community. The Glenn College is housed in a state-of-the-art building in the center of the University campus. Columbus is the 14th largest city in the United States and offers many cultural and recreational amenities. It was recently rated by Forbes as the #1 opportunity city in the country and #7 in best cities for young professionals. Money Magazine rated it #3 for best cities for millennials. Ohio ranks #5 for states with the most Fortune 500 headquarters.

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.

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