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 2023-2024

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice

Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design
Center Director

Department of African American and African Studies
Slavery and its Aftermaths - Assistant Professor
Black Sexualities - Assistant Professor

Department of Anthropology
Forensic Anthropology - Open Faculty Search

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Experimental Physical Chemistry - Assistant Professor
Analytical Chemistry - Assistant Professor
Biochemistry - Assistant Professor

School of Communication
Science, Risk, Environment, and/or Health Communication - Assistant Professor
Mediated Communication - Rinehart Chair
Social Scientific Study of Communication - Associate Professor or Professor

Department of Comparative Studies
Global Black Music Studies - Assistant Professor

School of Earth Sciences
Director and Professor

Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures
Contemporary Japanese Literature and Culture - Assistant Professor

Department of Economics
Experimental Economics - Assistant Professor
Macroeconomics - Associate Professor or Professor
Open Field - Professor
RAISE - Race, Economic Opportunity, and Leadership - Assistant or Associate Professor

Department of English
Asian American Rhetorics - Assistant Professor

Department of French and Italian
Transnational Italian Studies - Assistant Professor

Department of Geography
Transportation Geography - Assistant Professor

Department of Germanic Languages and Literature
Ohio Eminent Scholar of German

Center for Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Open Specialty - Open Faculty Search

Center for Life Science Education
Director of the Center for Life Science Education

Department of Linguistics
Language Variation and Change - Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics
General Studies - Assistant or Associate Professor
Data Science - Assistant or Associate Professor

Department of Microbiology
Molecular Microbiology - Assistant or Associate Professor
Industrial Microbiology - Ohio Eminent Scholar in Industrial Microbiology

School of Music
Music Theory - Assistant Professor
Music Composition - Assistant Professor
Trombone - Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy
Metaphysics and/or Epistemology - Associate Professor or Professor

Department of Physics
Experimental Dark Matter/Neutrinos - Assistant or Associate Professor
Quantum Information Science - Assistant or Associate Professor

Department of Political Science
Comparative Politics - Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology
Diversity Science - Open Faculty Search
Decision Psychology - Open Faculty Search
Psychological Science and Racial and Health Disparities - Fellow to Faculty
Psychopathology - Assistant or Associate Professor

Department of Sociology
Race, Economic, Opportunity and Leadership (RAISE Initiative) - Assistant Professor
Sociology of Immigration - Assistant Professor
Computational Sociology - Assistant Professor

Department of Statistics
All Research Areas - Open Faculty Search

Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts
Film and Media Arts - Assistant Professor​​​​​​​