The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in the sociology of immigration to commence autumn semester 2023. We seek candidates who are well-grounded in sociological perspectives relevant to understanding the challenges and opportunities presented by the modern immigration era. Scholars who can engage with other programs or interdisciplinary research centers at the university (e.g., Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Institute for Population Research, Criminal Justice Research Center, Center for Ethnic Studies) are of particular interest. Responsibilities of the position include maintaining a robust research program—including actively seeking external funding, contributing to excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentoring, and engaged service to the university and the profession.
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in sociology or a related field by the start of employment and present evidence of potential for 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.
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the Midwest’s fastest-growing city and the nation’s 14th largest city. Columbus offers a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Additional information about all that the Columbus area has to offer is available at https://visit.osu.edu/experience.
Apply to Academic Jobs Online. A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research, teaching, and diversity statements, three writing samples, and three letters of reference. The diversity statement should articulate your demonstrated commitments and capacities to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach and engagement. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Jamie Fowle at [email protected]
The Ohio State University is committed to enhancing academic excellence. Recruiting, supporting, and retaining faculty of the highest caliber is a core component of this commitment. In support of this, The Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) has created the Office of Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation (DCFR) to focus on supporting new and prospective faculty. This support includes dual careers services, consultation and resources related to relocation, as well as identifying opportunities to engage on campus and the surrounding community. While employment opportunities are not guaranteed, resources and consultation are available to support the partners of new and prospective faculty as they are considering The Ohio State University and throughout their transition.
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. Over the next few years, The Ohio State University is committed to welcoming 350 new faculty hires, many of which will contribute to growing our role as a premier research university equipped to answer and interrogate the critical domestic and global societal challenges that deter equality and inclusion. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies.
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.