Open Faculty Positions


The Ohio State University, one of the nation’s leading public research universities, provides a distinctive educational experience for students and a research program of significant strength. Ohio State serves 66,046 students and is ranked 16th among national public research universities in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report. Located in Ohio’s capital city, Columbus, The Ohio State University is a major educational and economic force through its mission of teaching, research and service.

The College of Arts and Sciences, home to 38 departments and 40+ world-class research centers and institutes, invites applications and nominations for the following full-time, tenure-track faculty positions.

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

Open Positions 2022-2023

Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD)
ACAAD – Director

Department of African American and African Studies
Department Chair – Associate to Full Professor
Media Studies – Assistant Professor
Political Economy of Race/Racism – Assistant Professor
History of Black Migrations – Assistant to Associate Professor

Department of Anthropology
Biological Anthropologist  – Assistant Professor
Archaeology  – Assistant Professor
Environmental Justice and Health – Assistant to Associate Professor

Department of Art
Art, Technology, Race, and Culture – Assistant Professor

Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy
Art Education – Associate to Full Professor

Department of Astronomy
Astronomy – Assistant Professor

Chemical Physics Program, Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Physics
Andrei Baronov and Ratmir Timashev Professorship in Chemical Physics – Associate or Full Professor

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Analytical Chemistry – Assistant Professor
Analytical Chemistry-Spectroscopy/Separations – Assistant Professor
RAISE – STEM Education, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Department of Classics
Early Epic Greek  – Assistant Professor

School of Communication
Strategic and Organizational Communication  – Assistant Professor
Communication Technology – Assistant Professor
Communication  – Assistant to Full Professor

Department of Comparative Studies
Indigenous Knowledge – Assistant Professor
Race, Science, and Technology – Assistant Professor
Race and Health Equity – Fellow to Assistant Professor

Department of Dance
Latinx and/or African Diaspora Dance and Dance Studies – Assistant Professor

Department of Design
Industrial Design – Assistant Professor  

School of Earth Sciences
Climate and Ice Core Science  – Associate or Full Professor
Geodesist - Open

Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures
Korean Literature and Cultural Studies  –  Assistant Professor

Department of Economics
Econometrics  – Assistant Professor
Microeconomics – Assistant Professor
Macroeconomics – Assistant Professor

Department of English
Native American Literature – Provost’s Fellow to Faculty
Latinx Literature and Folklore– Assistant Professor or Early Career Associate Professor

Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology
Terrestrial Ecosystems Ecologist  – Assistant Professor
Aquatic populations/community ecologist  – Assistant Professor
Freshwater biologist  – Assistant Professor

Department of French and Italian
French and Francophone Studies – Assistant Professor

Department of Geography
Climate Data Analytics – Assistant Professor
Black Geographies – Assistant to Full Professor
GIS, Climate, Race and Place – Assistant Professor

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures
Twentieth- and/or Twenty-First Century German Culture – Assistant Professor

Department of History
Contemporary African American History – Provost’s Fellow to Faculty  
African American History to 1820 – Assistant Professor

Department of History of Art
African and/or African Diaspora Art History and Visual Culture – Assistant Professor
History of Architecture and the Built Environment – Assistant Professor
Latinx Art History and Visual/Material Culture – Assistant Professor

Department of Linguistics
Fieldwork and Indigenous Languages – Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics
Applied Mathematics – Assistant Professor
Quantum Mathematics – Assistant Professor
Geometry and Topology – Assistant Professor
Discrete Mathematics – Assistant Professor
Analysis – Assistant Professor
Actuarial and Financial Mathematics – Assistant Professor

RAISE Stem Education – Assistant Professor

Department of Microbiology
Microbial Physiology and/or Synthetic Biology – Assistant Professor
Microbiome Science – Assistant Professor

Department of Molecular Genetics
(2) Developmental Biology, Cell Biology, and/or Molecular Epigenetics – Assistant Professor

School of Music
Music Education (Strings Emphasis) – Assistant Professor
Music Theory – Assistant Professor
Black Popular Music – Assistant Professor

Department of Near Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures
Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East – Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy
Philosophy of Race – Assistant Professor

Department of Physics
High Energy Theory  – Assistant or Associate Professor
Experimental Astrophysics  – Assistant or Associate Professor
Experimental Ultrafast Physics – Assistant or Associate Professor
RAISE Physics – Assistant or Associate Professor

Department of Political Science
Quantitative Methods (Political Methodology) – Assistant Professor
Comparative Politics – Assistant to Associate Professor
American Political Institutions – Assistant to Associate Professor
International Relations – Assistant Professor
Race and Ethnicity in American Politics – Assistant to Associate Professor

Department of Psychology
Quantitative Psychology – Assistant to Full Professor
Endowed Eminent Scholar in Health Psychology – Associate to Full Professor
Decision Psychology – Assistant to Full Professor
Computational Cognitive Neuroscience – Assistant to Full Professor
Diversity Science Assistant – Associate or Full Professor
Diversity Science Fellow to Assistant
Behavioral Neuroscience Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Department of Sociology
Computational Sociology – Assistant Professor
Sociology of Immigration – Assistant Professor
Race, Ethnicity, and the Criminal Justice System – Assistant to Associate Professor

Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures
Indigenous Siberian Studies – Assistant Professor

Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Latinx New Media – Assistant Professor
Bilingualism and Language Disorders – Assistant to Associate Professor
Spanish Syntax-Semantics – Assistant Professor

Department of Speech and Hearing Science
Bilingual Speech Pathology – Assistant to Associate Professor
Speech and Hearing Science and/or Speech-Language Pathology – Assistant Professor

Department of Statistics
Statistics – Assistant Professor

Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts
Costume Design – Assistant Professor
Lighting Design – Assistant Professor

Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Indigenous Feminisms – Assistant Professor
Queer and/or Trans* Studies – Assistant Professor