Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering


Data Analytics and Geodetic Engineering


Assistant Professor

Discovery Themes Focus Areas

Translational Data Analytics


The College of Engineering at The Ohio State University seeks applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor rank in Data Analytics and Geodetic Engineering within the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering.

The desired expertise for this position include, but is not limited to: applied geodesy, navigation and time keeping, data generation, processing, integration, analysis, modeling and decision support, with special emphasis on (1) geospatial modeling and implementation of advanced technologies based on multi-sensory and multi-dimensional data from current and future geodetic and remote-sensing systems, such as the Global Navigation Satellite Systems; (2) enhancements of sensor technologies to improve precision, resolution and stability. This position is partially funded by The 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 is expected to develop an active research program, effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses of interest to the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering, supervise graduate and undergraduate students, and be involved in service within the university and appropriate professional communities. The successful candidate is also expected to interact and collaborate with members of multi-disciplinary centers and initiatives at The Ohio State University, including the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis, Center for Resilient Economy, Office of Energy and Environment, Institute for Reliable and Resilient Infrastructure (being formed to consolidate the multifaceted endeavors on the OSU campus related to sustainability), School of Earth Sciences, City and Regional Planning, Byrd Polar Research Center, and the campus-wide interdisciplinary initiative expanding faculty expertise in data analytics. An earned doctoral degree in Geodesy, Geomatics Engineering, Remote Sensing or a closely related field is required prior to the anticipated start date of August 2016.


Candidates must have a doctoral degree in political science or a related field, or have such a degree by the start of employment on August 26, 2016. 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.


Application Instructions

In order to apply, please submit your application electronically in the form of a single PDF file attached to an e-mail message addressed to The PDF file must include, in this order, a cover letter; curriculum vita; statements of research and teaching interests; the names and contact information of three references; and copies of up to three papers (published, under review, or in preparation). Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.


Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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 (HERC).

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.