The Discovery Themes Initiative provides Ohio State with an opportunity to find solutions to today's — and tomorrow's — most complex issues. This is the world's agenda. And through the Discovery Themes Initiative, we are making it Ohio State's. The position listings below span all four theme areas — Energy & Environment, Food Production & Security, Health & Wellness, The Humanities and the Arts — and the eight focus areas, from Infectious Disease all the way to Sustainable & Resilient Economy.

Brain Injury

Data Analytics

Food and AgriCultural Transformation

Foods For Health

The Humanities and the Arts

Infectious Diseases

Materials and Manufacturing for Sustainability

Sustainable and Resilient Economy


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.

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.