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Ohio State’s Discovery Themes initiative provides the university an opportunity to find solutions to today’s — and tomorrow’s — most complex issues. This is the world’s agenda. And with the Discovery Themes initiative, we are making it Ohio State’s. The TDA-funded positions listed below span the four theme areas — Energy and Environment, Food Production and Security, Health and Wellness, and Humanities and Arts — and all seven focus areas.

Business Analytics, Assistant Professor×

Department: Marketing and Logistics
Position: Business Analytics
Rank: Assistant Professor    

Description:
The Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty assistant professor position in the Department of Marketing and Logistics. We seek candidates with expertise in Bayesian statistics and an interest in applied empirical problems including data visualization. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to high quality, inter-disciplinary research and collaboration, and an interest in solving problems in marketing, as well as potentially other areas of business.

The faculty position is partially funded by The Ohio State University’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. Spanning these key areas is a collaborative effort to support Data Analytics for delivering solutions that harness the power of big data. Candidates are expected to participate in this initiative. Additional information about the Discovery Themes Initiative is available at https://discovery.osu.edu/.

Qualifications:
We seek candidates with expertise in Bayesian statistics and an interest in applied empirical problems including data visualization. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to high quality, inter-disciplinary research and collaboration, and an interest in solving problems in marketing, as well as potentially other areas of business.

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should submit a letter, three letters of recommendation, curriculum vita and at least one paper that is representative of the applicant’s research to FCOB-mktrecruit@osu.edu. Applications and recommendation letters should be received by September 15, 2015 or until the position is filled.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries(see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com/). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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 single parents 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.

The University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce and encourages applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Climate Data Analytics/Atmospheric Sciences, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor - filled×

Department: Geography
Position: Climate Data Analytics/Atmospheric Sciences
Rank: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

Description:
The Department of Geography at The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio, is seeking applications for an anticipated tenure-track position in meteorology/climatology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, beginning autumn 2016. We seek a scholar with the demonstrated ability to sustain a strong, externally funded research program, advise students and teach courses in synoptic meteorology, weather forecasting, and related themes in support of our atmospheric sciences program (BS-MS-PhD). This position is partially funded by 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 http://discovery.osu.edu/focus-areas/data-analytics/.

 This position requires a collaborative researcher capable of developing a research program based on the innovative use of the ever-expanding observational and model-derived weather and climate data sets. There is a strong expectation that the scholar will engage in quantitative research and collaborate broadly across disciplines, departments and colleges. Successful applicants must provide evidence – or potential, in case of junior scholars – of a competitive record of publication and the ability to conduct and fund an active research program involving one or more of the following: weather forecasting, extreme weather and climate, climate system modeling, model output downscaling, multiplatform satellite observation synthesis, and data mining of climate and/or weather information. Other desirable research and teaching specialties might include ecological modeling; climate change adaptation or response; modeling nutrient and/or biogeochemical cycles; and remote sensing of land surfaces at regional to global scales.

Qualifications:
A Ph.D. in atmospheric sciences, meteorology, physical geography or a closely related field is required. 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:
Apply to Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6372. A complete application consists of a cover letter including teaching, research and service credentials, a curriculum vitae, three representative publications, and the names of three references. Inquiries may be directed to David Bromwich (Bromwich.1@osu.edu). Applications received prior to November 15, 2015 will receive priority consideration.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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).

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.

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Cloud Computing, Assistant Professor - filled×

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Position: Data Analytics/Cloud Computing
Rank: Assistant Professor

Description:
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, commencing autumn semester 2015. We seek a scholar with interests in cloud computing, machine learning, and data analytics. This position is partially funded by 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.

Successful candidates will be expected to develop a vigorous externally-funded research program, show excellence and leadership in academic and scholarly activities, and demonstrate outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have a doctoral degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering or a closely related field, as well as outstanding academic credentials.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries(see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com/). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans in the context of prior research accomplishments, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of four references (name, address, and e-mail address) to Professor Roberto Rojas as search@ece.osu.edu

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).

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.

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Complex Large Scale Systems Modeling and Non-Linear Optimization, All Ranks×

Department: Integrated Systems Engineering
Position: Complex Large Scale Systems Modeling and Non-Linear Optimization
Rank: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Description:
The Department of Integrated Systems (ISE) at The Ohio State University, one of the nation’s top ten public universities, invites applications for a tenure-track position focusing on Complex Large Scale Systems Modeling and Non-Linear Optimization. All faculty ranks will be considered. ISE offers degrees (BS, MS and Ph.D.) in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Its undergraduate and graduate programs are consistently among the top programs ranked by USNWR, as the Department has exceptional strength in all major areas associated with the discipline. The Department also has an excellent track record for industry engagement and technology transfer.

This position is partially funded by 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 will be engaged in the Sustainable and Resilient Economy program (https://discovery.osu.edu/SRE), working with a highly collaborative interdisciplinary community of scholars that is taking a holistic approach to understand how production and consumption systems are linked to ecological systems, and how society can achieve more sustainable and resilient development. In particular, integrated assessment modeling and advanced optimization methods are needed to assess economic, environmental and social impacts, benefits, and trade-offs across different spatial and temporal scales.

Qualifications:
The successful applicant will be expected to excel at creating and participating in interdisciplinary research teams with partners within OSU. This person will establish a strong research program, attract research funding from federal, state and industry resources, supervise graduate student research, and disseminate the results of such research through high quality peer-reviewed publications. Additionally, this faculty member will extend current course offerings in non-linear optimization and the modeling of complex systems at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should electronically submit a complete curriculum vitae, a separate statement of current and future research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for five references and three sample publications to the following email address: freitas.6@osu.edu. The search committee will start reviewing applications for this position on Sept 1, 2015, but it will remain open until 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.

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.

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Complex Systems, Network Science, and Political Processes, Asst Professor - filled×

Department: Political Science
Position: Complex Systems, Network Science, and Political Processes
Rank: Assistant to Associate Professor

Description:
The Department of Political Science in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the field of political methodology at the assistant to associate professor levels, commencing autumn semester 2015. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research focuses on topics such as network science, text-as-data, machine learning, big data, and other new methodological ways of analyzing data, and especially encourage applications from candidates who are proficient in the analysis of large, complex data sets and have technical expertise in multilevel statistical modeling. We are open with respect to the substantive political processes these new methods are used to study. This position is partially funded by 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.

Qualifications:
Candidates must have a doctoral degree in political science or a related field, or anticipate having such a degree before August 26, 2015.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received before December 1, 2014 will receive priority consideration. Application review will begin immediately. Complete applications will include a curriculum vitae and cover letter, writing samples (especially of the dissertation), a teaching statement, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4997.

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.

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Computational Biology, Assistant or Associate Professor×

College: College of Pharmacy
Position: Computational Systems Chemical Biologist
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Description:
The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy announces a new tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor.  This position is partially funded by 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, and is part of the Data Analytics Collaborative (https://discovery.osu.edu/focus-areas/data-analytics/).

Faculty have access to the many Centers, Institutes, and core facilities on campus.  The Division consists of 9 full-time faculty, 2 faculty with joint appointments, additional adjunct faculty in other Health Sciences Colleges and a total of 55 graduate or post-doctoral trainees and research scholars.  This environment has resulted in significant collaborations and programmatic grants. Opportunities for collaboration exist within the College of Pharmacy’s other Divisions (Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and Pharmacy Practice & Administration). Clinical/translational collaborations are established within The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, College of Veterinary Medicine and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, as well as at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  A broad array of shared resources is available nearby and across the University campus to support basic, translational and clinical research.

Qualifications:
The successful applicant will have a research program in computational predictive modeling on drug-target interactions at the systems/networks level to aid in drug design and discovery, and a history of working in collaborative multidisciplinary research groups.

We especially encourage applications from candidates who are experts in predictive analytics, with an interest in development of advanced network models that integrate the chemical space and target space using large heterogeneous data from genomic, proteomic, and/or other sources. The research program would facilitate novel disease target identification.  Approaches may include, but not be limited to, statistical and differential analysis; linear and non-linear systems modeling; artificial intelligence and machine learning. The successful candidate is expected to establish and/or maintain an externally funded research program and to train graduate students and postdocs. Applicants at the Associate Professor level should have an extramurally funded research program.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should include a statement of research interests and a current curriculum vita. Initial enquiries will be kept confidential. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please send applications to:
Cynthia Carnes, PharmD, PhD
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies.
College of Pharmacy
The Ohio State University
500 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1291
Tel. (614) 292-1715; E-mail carnes.4@osu.edu

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.

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Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, All Ranks - filled×

Department: Biomedical Informatics
Position: Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Rank: Assistant, Associate, and Full Professorships

Description:
As part of the OSU Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC), BMI leads a robust and expansive informatics research, development, service, and training program spanning multiple research domains. These efforts are complemented by strong collaborations between the informaticians, biologists, and clinicians of OSU/OSUWMC.  Faculty and staff in BMI have comprehensive access to an advanced information systems environment including inpatient and outpatient electronic health records, data warehousing platforms, a variety of enterprise research information systems, and high-performance computing and data management facilities for both clinical and bio-molecular data, the latter being afforded by a partnership with the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC, http://www.osc.edu). Unprecedented growth in extramural programmatic funding over the past decade, as well as the operations of OSUWMC’s CTSA-funded Center for Clinical and Translational Science, NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, and a recent $1 billion expansion of OSUWMC, further enhance the breadth and depth of resources available at the nation’s largest, integrated health sciences campus.

These faculty positions are partially funded by The Ohio State University’s Discovery Themes Initiative, a significant investment in key thematic areas in which the university will make a global impact: Energy and Environment, Food Production and Security, and Health and Wellness.  Spanning these grand challenges, the Data Analytics Collaborative provides the basis for delivering transformative solutions that harness the power of big data. The Collaborative will establish a singular presence in data analytics at Ohio State, incorporating innovative research, workforce development, and the establishment of high-impact partnerships.

Qualifications:
Candidates with research interests in one or more of the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply:

  • Storage and analysis of high-dimensional bio-molecular data, such as that generated by whole genome sequencing experiments
  • Network-level analyses of bio-molecular structure and function
  • Mining and re-used of public domain data sets for hypothesis generation, testing, and experimental data enrichment
  • Natural language processing with applications in the basic sciences (e.g., biological literature mining and analysis)
  • Bio-molecular data visualization

Applications Instructions:
To apply, please send a full CV, including publications and funding records; detailed plans for research and educational programs; the names of three references; and, two representative publications to: biomedical.informatics@osumc.edu

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.

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Computational Chemistry, Assistant Professor - filled×

Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
Position: Data Analytics/Computational Chemistry
Rank: Assistant Professor 

Description:
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University seeks applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Data Analytics at the Assistant Professor level, commencing autumn semester 2015. The successful applicant will develop and apply novel computational methods to guide discovery of new functional materials or molecules, and/or understand the properties of complex systems.  The search will consider outstanding candidates in all areas of computational chemistry, but the greatest need exists in either (i) electronic structure theory and dynamics, or (ii) computational structural biology.  Ideal candidates in area (i) would address fundamental questions to enable rational design of new materials, with possible applications in energy harvesting and storage, novel electronic devices, catalysis, or sensing.Ideal candidates in area (ii) would complement and extend existing and emerging experimental methods in biomolecular structure and function, with possible applications in de novo structure prediction, molecular design, or macromolecule-ligand interactions. Ohio State has a strong tradition in theoretical and computational chemistry, with access to excellent computing resources through the Ohio Supercomputer Center (www.osc.edu). This position is partially funded by 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. 

Qualifications:
Successful candidates will demonstrate the potential to be leaders in methods development but also have strong ties to experiment. A doctoral degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry is required at the time of application.

Application Instructions:
A curriculum vitae, a description of research experience and future plans, a description of teaching interests, a list of publications, and 3 letters of recommendation should be submitted to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5049. Applications will be accepted and reviewed continuously, but to ensure a full review the application materials should be received no later than December 1, 2014.

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.

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Cybersecurity for the Internet of Things, Assistant or Associate Professor×

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Position: Cybersecurity for the Internet of Things
Rank: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

Description:
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Ohio State University invites applications for an anticipated tenure track position in the area of hardware cybersecurity in computer architecture and for the Internet-of-things. We seek a scholar with interests in cybersecurity for cloud computing, mobile computing, and data center management. The candidate should be committed to interdisciplinary research on the boundary of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering, which includes investigating problems involving the co-design of software and hardware.

This position is partially funded by 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.

Successful candidates should demonstrate potential for a vigorous externally-funded research program, show excellence and leadership in academic and scholarly activities, and demonstrate outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have a doctoral degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering or a closely related field, as well as outstanding academic credentials. Recruitment at the Associate Professor rank is also possible based on the candidate’s record of academic accomplishment.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans in the context of prior research accomplishments, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of four references (name, address, and e-mail address) to Professor John Volakis at search@ece.osu.edu

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries(see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com/). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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).

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.

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Data Analytics and Data-Driven Optimization, Associate or Full Professor×

Department: Integrated Systems Engineering
Position: Data Analytics and Data-Driven Optimization
Rank: Associate or Full Professor

Description:
The Department of Integrated Systems (ISE) at The Ohio State University, one of the nation’s top ten public universities, invites applications for a senior-level tenure-track position focusing on data analytics, data mining and data-driven optimization (Associate or Full Professor). ISE offers degrees (BS, MS and Ph.D.) in Industrial and Systems Engineering. 

This position is partially funded by 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. It builds upon the department’s long history of leadership in operations research and engineering statistics. The position is part of a University-wide initiative in Data Analytics, created in recognition of the fact that traditional approaches to decision making under uncertainty are inadequate when confronted with access to massive amounts of data, especially when such data becomes available over time. These challenges require core research focusing on domain-independent modeling, data mining, simulation, data-driven optimization and decision making techniques that provide coherent solutions across a wide variety of application domains, as well as a focus on the challenges offered by specific application areas.

Qualifications:
The successful applicant will provide leadership by creating interdisciplinary research teams, bringing together faculty within ISE and across the University with a focus on data analytics, data-driven optimization, computer science and statistics. This will include a focus on specific application areas in order to develop new programs of research that have a tangible impact on the data analytics community. The faculty member will be expected to seek research funding from federal, state and industry sources, supervise graduate student research, and disseminate research results through high quality peer-reviewed publications. The faculty member will also expand course offerings in data analytics, data-driven optimization, systems modeling and data mining, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com/). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

Application Instructions: 
Interested candidates should electronically submit a complete curriculum vitae, a separate statement of current and future research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for five references to the following email address: freitas.6@osu.edu. The search committee will start reviewing applications for this position on November 15, 2014 and will remain open until 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).

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.

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Data Analytics and Geodetic Engineering, Assistant Professor - filled×

Department: Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering
Position: Data Analytics and Geodetic Engineering
Rank: Assistant Professor

Description:
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.

Qualifications:
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 eng-cege-geodeticsearch@osu.edu. 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.

About The Ohio State University:
The Department of CEGE currently has 22 faculty members supporting ABET-accredited degree programs in Civil and Environmental Engineering, 118 graduate and 848 undergraduate students, and numerous funded multidisciplinary research programs (see http://ceg.osu.edu/ for more information about the Department).

The Ohio State University, a land-grant university, is ranked 19th among US universities in total research expenditures. Also, it is third in the nation among all universities in industry-funded research expenditures, with nearly half of this research conducted in the College of Engineering. OSU is located in Columbus, which is the 15th largest city in the country with a metropolitan population of 1.8 million. Columbus offers a high quality of life, with affordable housing in vibrant neighborhoods, quality public schools, and economic prosperity. It is a city that celebrates diversity and is consistently rated as one of the best places to live in the country for African-Americans, members of the LGBT community, and families. Columbus was named the 2015 Intelligent Community of the Year by The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), the New York-based think tank.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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).

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.

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Data Driven Optimization, Assistant or Associate Professor - filled×

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Position: Data mining, big data management, cloud computing systems, data analytics; application of machine learning or data mining or data visualization to problems in network science (including social networks), health, and climate science.
Rank: Assistant or Associate, tenure-track Professor

Description:
The Computer Science and Engineering Department at the Ohio State University expects to fill multiple tenure-track positions and seeks applicants in all areas of computer science.

Particular emphasis will be placed on filling two open rank positions in conjunction with a broad university-wide research initiative on Data Analytics (https://discovery.osu.edu/focus-areas/data-analytics/collaborative.html), and a recently announced undergraduate program in Data Analytics (https://data-analytics.osu.edu).

Qualifications:
Applicants should hold or be completing a Ph.D. in CSE or a closely related field, have a commitment to and demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a commitment to excellence in teaching.

Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit your application via the online database. The link can be found at: https://web.cse.ohio-state.edu/cgi-bin/portal/fsearch/apply.cgi.

Review of applications will begin in November 2014 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:
The Ohio State University is committed to fostering a culturally and intellectually diverse environment and encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and actively 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.

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.

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Data Management, Assistant Professor - filled×

Department: Epidemiology or Biostatistics, College of Public Health
Position: Data Management
Rank: Assistant Professor

Description:
Public health data management and synthesis is the systematic application of various methods from the fields of data analytics, statistics, information science, computer science, and technology to advance understanding in public health and health system practice, research, and education. With increasing use of and modernization of information systems, health information technology is becoming more central to public health and healthcare. Public health practitioners must be able to gather and synthesize relevant information effectively in order to improve health outcomes. Such faculty may also be integral to major multicenter studies and trials that require data management, synthesis and coordination.

At Ohio State, we are building data analytics and public health informatics capacities to collect, evaluate, and disseminate health information. We aim to align information infrastructure to support access to big data. A foundation in data analytics will allow the College of Public Health to have a greater impact, both locally and globally,   and to respond to health threats more efficiently.

Qualifications:
In order to solve current public health challenges, we seek applicants who will build campus-wide collaborations and initiate innovative research projects in applied public health data management.

Application Instructions:
Please submit your cover letter, CV, and 5 samples of publications in peer-reviewed journals to the College of Public Health Human Resources office at cph-hr@osu.edu.

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.

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Data Mining, Assistant or Associate Professor - filled×

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Position: Data mining, big data management, cloud computing systems, data analytics; application of machine learning or data mining or data visualization to problems in network science (including social networks), health, and climate science.
Rank: Assistant or Associate, tenure-track Professor

Description:
The Computer Science and Engineering Department at the Ohio State University expects to fill multiple tenure-track positions and seeks applicants in all areas of computer science.

Particular emphasis will be placed on filling two open rank positions in conjunction with a broad university-wide research initiative on Data Analytics (https://discovery.osu.edu/focus-areas/data-analytics/collaborative.html), and a recently announced undergraduate program in Data Analytics (https://data-analytics.osu.edu).

Qualifications:
Applicants should hold or be completing a Ph.D. in CSE or a closely related field, have a commitment to and demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a commitment to excellence in teaching.

Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit your application via the online database. The link can be found at: https://web.cse.ohio-state.edu/cgi-bin/portal/fsearch/apply.cgi.

Review of applications will begin in November 2014 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:
The Ohio State University is committed to fostering a culturally and intellectually diverse environment and encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and actively 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.

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.

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Data Mining of Electronic Health Records (Clinical Informatics), All Ranks×

Department: Biomedical Informatics
Position: Clinical Informatics
Rank: Assistant, Associate, and Full Professorships

Description:
As part of the OSU Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC), BMI leads a robust and expansive informatics research, development, service, and training program spanning multiple research domains. These efforts are complemented by strong collaborations between the informaticians, biologists, and clinicians of OSU/OSUWMC.  Faculty and staff in BMI have comprehensive access to an advanced information systems environment including inpatient and outpatient electronic health records, data warehousing platforms, a variety of enterprise research information systems, and high-performance computing and data management facilities for both clinical and bio-molecular data, the latter being afforded by a partnership with the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC, http://www.osc.edu). Unprecedented growth in extramural programmatic funding over the past decade, as well as the operations of OSUWMC’s CTSA-funded Center for Clinical and Translational Science, NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, and a recent $1 billion expansion of OSUWMC, further enhance the breadth and depth of resources available at the nation’s largest, integrated health sciences campus.

These faculty positions are partially funded by The Ohio State University’s Discovery Themes Initiative, a significant investment in key thematic areas in which the university will make a global impact: Energy and Environment, Food Production and Security, and Health and Wellness.  Spanning these grand challenges, the Data Analytics Collaborative provides the basis for delivering transformative solutions that harness the power of big data. The Collaborative will establish a singular presence in data analytics at Ohio State, incorporating innovative research, workforce development, and the establishment of high-impact partnerships.

Qualifications:
Candidates with research interests in one or more of the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply:

  • Integrative approaches to clinical decision support, including the combinatorial use of high throughput bio-molecular and clinical data sets
  • The development of computational techniques and infrastructures for use in analyzing, managing, visualizing, mining, and integrating multi-dimensional high throughput and multi-dimensional data sets
  • The application of machine learning, data science/mining, information theory, mathematical modeling, scientific visualization, text mining, and natural language processing tools and methods to enable the discovery, extraction, and formalization of clinical and bio-molecular phenotypes
  • The analysis of linkages between bio-molecular and clinical data sets and models in order to inform network analyses and in-silico knowledge synthesis, with a particular emphasis on the discovery and evaluation of novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for a variety of diseases.

Applications Instructions:
To apply, please send a full CV, including publications and funding records; detailed plans for research and educational programs; the names of three references; and, two representative publications to: biomedical.informatics@osumc.edu

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.

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Demography, Assistant or Associate Professor - filled×

Department: Sociology
Position: Demography
Rank: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

Description:

The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for an anticipated tenure track position in the field of demography, at the assistant professor to associate professor levels, commencing autumn semester 2016. We seek candidates trained in the models, methods, and materials of demography. No substantive areas of research are excluded, but we are especially interested in candidates conducting research on topics of growing concern, including but not limited to demography and inequality, demography and health, population aging, international migration, and population and environment. It is expected that this position will contribute to interdisciplinary research centers and programs at the university. We seek candidates who will maintain vigorous research programs, actively seek external funding, contribute to both graduate and undergraduate teaching, and provide service to the department and the profession.
This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes Initiative “Translational Data Analytics” which is assembling a critical mass of scholars who apply data analytics to scientific problems across all disciplines. For this reason candidates for this position should possess a high level of technical skill in demography.

Qualifications:
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field, by the start of employment, and to present evidence of 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.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by October 2, 2015 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications include a signed cover letter, curriculum vitae, selected written work, and three signed letters of recommendation (on official letterhead). Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: http://academicjobsonline.org/6149. Inquiries may be directed to demography@sociology.osu.edu.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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).

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.

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Econometrics, Associate or Full Professor - filled×

Department: Economics
Position: Econometrics
Rank: Associate or Full Professor

Description:
The Department of Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University seeks to hire an Associate or Full Professor working primarily in the area of Econometrics, with a focus on data analytics, empirical methods, and/or computational tools applied to analyze complex models and/or large-scale datasets in economics, for a position commencing autumn semester 2015. Top candidates will have the ability to develop and apply econometric methods and models that exploit “big data” to address important questions involving economic, social, spatial, and organizational interactions among individuals. Although not a requirement, someone with a research focus on methods applicable in Applied Microeconomics, broadly construed, would complement the interests of our faculty. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in leading research, advise graduate students and provide a high level of service within the department, college, university and discipline.  Salary, benefits and research support are competitive. This position is partially funded by 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.

Qualifications:
The candidate we seek will have an established, active and ongoing record of scholarship at the highest level.  He or she will have an international reputation in research, evidence of strong teaching ability and an exceptional record of advising graduate students. A doctoral degree in Economics is required at the time of application.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received before December 1, 2014 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications will include the curriculum vitae, three letters of reference and a sample of recent publications or working papers.  Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5026.  Inquiries may be directed to David Blau, blau.12@osu.edu.

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.

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Embedded Systems and Wireless Communications, Assoc Professor - filled×

Department: Food, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Position: Embedded Systems and Wireless Communications
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Description:
The Ohio State University seeks qualified candidates for a 9 month, tenure-track faculty position available in Columbus starting on or after January 1, 2016. The position will concentrate on Research and Instruction. The successful candidate will conduct engineering research in: development and deployment of embedded systems, including wireless communications and digital system design, to support cropping systems within agriculture; implementation of UAS for collection of field and crop information; data analytics for machinery logistics and management; and related topics in support of production agriculture. Successful Candidates will teach courses related to embedded systems and their contribution to data analytics within agricultural systems. Other courses could include: instrumentation, wireless networks in agriculture, data structure, hardware architectures, instrumentation for biological systems, and Controller Area Networks (CAN) to cloud-based systems. Additional responsibilities include: secure extramural funding to support research and teaching programs, provide leadership to the profession through state and national professional society participation, and advise graduate and undergraduate students. This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes initiative, a significant investment that leverages the university’s expansive scholarly resources, creativity and shared commitment to make a global impact.

Qualifications:
Minimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in agricultural engineering, biological engineering or closely allied discipline; and registration as a Professional Engineer or demonstrated eligibility. The candidate must have formal training and experience in three or more of the following areas: digital signal processing theory and algorithms; structured and object-oriented software architectures; algorithm modeling and validation; embedded systems, wireless networks, and hardware architectures, and cloud-based systems for transmitting and storing large, complex data sets. The preferred candidate should have experience with embedded and wireless communications systems applied to precision agriculture. It is essential that the candidate has agricultural experience; excellent speaking and writing skills; ability and desire to work in interdisciplinary, interdepartmental Research teams; and teaching. The candidate must establish and conduct a research program resulting in national impacts and high-quality publications. Industry experience is desirable. Preferred Qualifications: Experience developing or working in interdisciplinary research teams, experience in mentoring members of underrepresented groups.

Application Instructions:
Applications accepted through October 1, 2015, or until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, academic transcripts, a one-page summary of their philosophy of teaching and research, and a statement specifically addressing their experiences in mentoring underrepresented groups. Applicants should provide the names and contact information (address, e-mail, and phone number) of three professional references. All application materials should be sent electronically to:

Dr. John Fulton, Associate Professor and Search Committee Chair
Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
The Ohio State University
590 Woody Hayes Drive
Columbus, OH 43210-1057
Telephone: 614-292-6625; Fax: 614-292-9448; E-mail: fulton.20@osu.edu

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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.

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.

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Foundations of Cybersecurity, Assistant or Associate Professor×

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Position: Foundations of Cybersecurity
Rank: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

Description:
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Statistics at The Ohio State University invites applications for an anticipated tenure track position in the area of cybersecurity as applied to complex communication, networking, computing, or sensing systems. We seek a researcher who works on foundational principles of cybersecurity such as information theoretic secrecy, security games, and can apply their fundamental research to interdisciplinary problems in homeland defense, military, and industrial settings.

This position is partially funded by 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.

Successful candidates should demonstrate excellence in academic and scholarly activities, and be committed to outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have a doctoral degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering or a closely related field, as well as outstanding academic credentials. Recruitment at the Associate Professor rank is also possible based on the candidate’s record of academic accomplishment.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans in the context of prior research accomplishments, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of four references (name, address, and e-mail address) to Professor John Volakis at search@ece.osu.edu

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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).

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.

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Geographic Information Science (GIScience) and Spatial Analytics, Asst or Assoc Professor - filled×

Department: Geography
Position: Geographic Information Science (GIScience) and Spatial Analytics
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Description:
The Department of Geography in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels, commencing autumn semester 2015. We seek a scholar with interests in geo-spatial data science in public health/epidemiology, transportation, urban science, or demography. Particularly desirable is expertise in measurement and analysis of the interactions between population and the environment, micro-scale variations in social indicators, health and well-being within cities, and/or analysis of spatial-temporal and mobile phenomena. Strong data science and spatial statistical skills are required. We especially encourage applications from candidates who are proficient in the analysis of large, complex data sets and have technical expertise in multilevel statistical modeling. This position is partially funded by 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.

We seek candidates who will contribute to both graduate and undergraduate teaching, maintain vigorous research programs, actively seek external funding, and provide service to the department and the profession. 

Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have a PhD in Geography, GIScience, or a closely related field prior to the start of employment. 

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received before December 1, 2014 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation. Please apply through Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4995. Inquiries should be directed to Harvey Miller by e-mail at Miller.81@osu.edu.

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.

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Health, Assistant to Associate Professor - filled×

Department: Sociology
Position: Health
Rank: Assistant Professor to Associate Professor 

Description:
The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure track position in the field of health, at the assistant professor to associate professor levels, commencing autumn semester 2015. We seek candidates who are well-grounded in sociological approaches to mental or physical health, health disparities, or health services. We especially encourage applications from candidates who are proficient in the analysis of large, complex data sets and have technical expertise in multilevel statistical modeling. It is expected that this position will contribute to building links to interdisciplinary research centers and programs at the university. We seek candidates who will maintain vigorous research programs, actively seek external funding, contribute to both graduate and undergraduate teaching, and provide service to the department and the profession. This position is partially funded by 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.

Qualifications:
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Sociology, or a related field, by the start of employment, and to present evidence of excellence in teaching and research.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received before December 1, 2014 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications include a signed cover letter, curriculum vitae, selected written work, and three signed letters of recommendation (on official letterhead). Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5015. Inquiries may be directed to health@sociology.osu.edu.

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.

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Health Outcomes in Translational Data Analytics, Associate Professor×

College: College of Pharmacy
Position: Health Outcomes in Translational Data Analytics
Rank: Associate Professor

Description:
The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy and College of Public Health announce a new tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor; with primary appointment in the College of Pharmacy. This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes Initiative “Translational Data Analytics” https://discovery.osu.edu/focus-areas/data-analytics/ which is assembling a critical mass of scholars who apply data analytics to scientific problems across all disciplines. Therefore, preference will be given to candidates who employ quantitative models and methods and who have experience working with large and/or complex data that improve medication related health outcomes to enhance efficacy, safety and cost effective medication use.

The College of Pharmacy is heavily engaged in research involving clinical practice and is recognized for innovative practice models and translational science initiatives. The cross-college nature of the position provides enhanced structure for translational research. The OSU Health Sciences Center is a highly interdisciplinary environment. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work closely with colleagues in the College of Medicine that includes the NIH-supported Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), Center for Health Outcomes, Policy, and Evaluation Studies (HOPES); College of Business; and with colleagues in the medical center health plans. Faculty have access to the many Centers, Institutes, and core facilities on campus.  In addition to collaborations within the Colleges of Pharmacy and Public Health, there are clinical/translational collaboration opportunities within The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, as well as at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  A broad array of shared resources is available nearby and across the University campus to support translational health outcomes research. The Health Sciences campus at The Ohio State University is among the most comprehensive in the world and comprises Colleges and Schools representing all major health science professions: Pharmacy, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry, Nursing, Allied Medical Professions, Public Health and Biomedical Sciences.

Qualifications:
Applicants are expected to have a Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.D., or related doctoral degree with expertise in pharmacy. The successful candidate is expected to establish and/or maintain an externally funded research program, train graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, and teach within our programs. 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:
Applicants are asked to prepare a single PDF file that contains a cover letter, including a statement of research and teaching interests, a current curriculum vitae, and copies of two (2) recent publications.  Finalist candidates will be asked to supply letters of recommendation.  Initial enquiries will be kept confidential. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please send applications to: Daren Knoell, PharmD, Kimberly Professor and Chair, Division of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 500 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210-1291,
Tel. (614) 292-0075; E-mail – daren.knoell@osumc.edu

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University is located in Columbus, Ohio, the 15th largest city and one of the U.S.’s best-kept secrets in urban living, with a cost of living 6.3% below the national average. As the capital of Ohio, Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing in vibrant neighborhoods, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, economic prosperity, and a strong economy based on government as well as the service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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 single parents 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.

The University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce and encourages applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Information Visualization and Design, Assistant or Associate×

Department: Design and the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design
Position: Information Design and Data Visualization
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Description:
The Department of Design and the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD) seek an Assistant Professor (tenure-eligible) or Associate Professor (tenured) of Design with expertise in Information Design and Data Visualization. Candidates should be accomplished information designers with expertise in the visual translation of data-driven content and the ability to use current and emerging computational media and methods to discover, explore, analyze, and communicate complex ideas, concepts, and narratives.

This tenure-track position in the Discovery Theme of data analytics is a joint hire collaboratively situated in the Department of Design and ACCAD. ACCAD is a world-class research center that serves as a hub for a community of creative researchers exploring the potential of technology and arts based practices to inform visualization research in a wide range of disciplines. The Department of Design offers three professional undergraduate degrees in Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Visual Communication Design and an MFA in Design. These degree programs are highly-ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Design Intelligence.

The successful applicant will teach students at ACCAD and the Department of Design and will advise graduate students in the Department of Design’s M.F.A. program. The applicant will contribute to multidisciplinary research at ACCAD and should excel at participating as a member of collaborative cross-disciplinary teams. This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes, 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 position offers opportunities for interdisciplinary work with other departments and this faculty member will also contribute to the development of new learning opportunities with special consideration of the visualization needs of students who are majors in Data Analytics.

Qualifications:
Applicants must have an M.F.A. or equivalent terminal degree in visual, graphic, or information design, or information technology, or animation, interaction design, digital arts, or closely related fields by the start of employment. A Ph.D. degree in one of these areas is preferred. Applicants must have the ability to work on an interdisciplinary team of developers, data scientists, designers, and subject-matter experts. Familiarity with visual analysis software and high-fidelity visualization prototyping tools is necessary. A strong record of creative research and practice in the field of information design and visualization is required. Teaching experience at the university level and/or professional practice in data visualization is desired. 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:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research and teaching interests, a URL for a digital portfolio of creative works or research projects, examples of student work (if available) and the names of three references. Inquiries may be directed to Associate Professor Susan Melsop, melsop.3@osu.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2016. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7068.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University is located in Columbus, Ohio, the 15th largest city and one of the U.S.’s best-kept secrets in urban living, with a cost of living 6.3% below the national average. As the capital of Ohio, Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing in vibrant neighborhoods, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, economic prosperity, and a strong economy based on government as well as the service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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 single parents 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 theOhio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.’

The University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce and encourages applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Information Visualization, Assistant or Associate Professor - filled×

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Position: Data mining, big data management, cloud computing systems, data analytics; application of machine learning or data mining or data visualization to problems in network science (including social networks), health, and climate science.
Rank: Assistant or Associate, tenure-track Professor

Description:
The Computer Science and Engineering Department at the Ohio State University expects to fill multiple tenure-track positions and seeks applicants in all areas of computer science.

Particular emphasis will be placed on filling two open rank positions in conjunction with a broad university-wide research initiative on Data Analytics (https://discovery.osu.edu/focus-areas/data-analytics/collaborative.html), and a recently announced undergraduate program in Data Analytics (https://data-analytics.osu.edu).

Qualifications:
Applicants should hold or be completing a Ph.D. in CSE or a closely related field, have a commitment to and demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a commitment to excellence in teaching.

Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit your application via the online database. The link can be found at: https://web.cse.ohio-state.edu/cgi-bin/portal/fsearch/apply.cgi.

Review of applications will begin in November 2014 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:
The Ohio State University is committed to fostering a culturally and intellectually diverse environment and encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and actively 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.

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.

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Integration of Social, Biological and Spatial Determinates to Predict Population Health, Assistant Professor×

College: College of Public Health
Position: Integration of Social, Biological and Spatial Determinates to Predict Population Health
Rank: Assistant Professor

Description:
College of Public Health at The Ohio State University (OSU) invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track position in the field of systems data integration at the assistant professor level, to commence autumn semester 2016. The successful candidate will join a growing team of multidisciplinary faculty and staff committed to developing a transformative, comprehensive, and scalable systems-science approach for modeling and predicting health outcomes for those most at risk for poor health in Ohio and beyond. The ideal candidate will have experience examining health outcomes as a function of multilevel determinants, using large complex data sets that include biological (genomics/metabolomics), behavioral, psychological, health (electronic health records), and contextual (neighborhood) data. The candidate will also have opportunity to teach undergraduate- or graduate-level data analytics classes related to candidate’s areas of expertise. Joint appointments are possible and actively encouraged with other disciplines at OSU such as medicine, sociology, biology, genetics, and geography.

This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes Initiative “Translational Data Analytics” https://discovery.osu.edu/focus-areas/data-analytics/ which is assembling a critical mass of scholars who apply data analytics to scientific problems across all disciplines. Therefore, candidates who employ quantitative models and methods and who have experience working with large and/or complex data will receive preference in our deliberations.

Qualifications:
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. or other doctoral degree with expertise in sociology, bioinformatics, geography, systems science or a related field, by the start of employment, and to present evidence of 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.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by February 28, 2016 will receive priority consideration. Applicants are asked to prepare a single PDF file that contains a cover letter including a statement of research and teaching interests, a current curriculum vitae, and copies of two (2) recent publications. Finalist candidates will be asked to supply letters of recommendation. Send the application file by email to CPH-DA-Search@osu.edu.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries(see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com/). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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 single parents 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.

The University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce and encourages applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Law and Engineering, Assistant Professor - filled×

College: College of Law
Position: Law and Engineering
Rank: Assistant Professor

Description:

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and College of Engineering seek an entry-level, tenure-track professor to serve as Assistant Professor of Law and Engineering.  The position will include an association with the newly launched Program on Data, Law, Ethics and Policy (“DLEAP”) at the College of Law, part of the Ohio State University’s Translational Data Analytics Discovery Theme initiative.  The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent potential in scholarship and a commitment to outstanding teaching.  The position, a 100% FTE appointment, will begin in the 2016-17 academic year.  The College of Law will be the tenure initiating unit.

As a faculty member with a joint appointment, the successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in the law curriculum and in the graduate engineering curriculum (related to cyber law and policy and/or patent law).  The research and teaching interests of the successful candidate will likely focus on information- and cyber-security, privacy law and regulation, big data and data mining, and/or related intellectual property issues.  Through the association with DLEAP, he or she will benefit from its research program, staff and a diverse group of affiliated faculty. The ideal candidate would be capable of contributing to DLEAP’s success in employing legal, regulatory, and policy expertise to focus on the social and ethical impact of big data, in particular, in relation to cybersecurity, helping build connections between the Colleges of Law and Engineering, and serving as a complement and resource for other Translational Data Analytics initiatives at Ohio State and to the broader data analytics community.

Qualifications:

A J.D. and a substantive or educational background suitable for this joint appointment with engineering are required. 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:

Interested candidates should contact Professor Cinnamon Carlarne, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, at carlarne.1@osu.edu or 614-247-6347.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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).

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.

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Machine Learning, Assistant or Associate Professor×

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Position: Data mining, big data management, cloud computing systems, data analytics; application of machine learning or data mining or data visualization to problems in network science (including social networks), health, and climate science.
Rank: Assistant or Associate, tenure-track Professor

Description:
The Computer Science and Engineering Department at the Ohio State University expects to fill multiple tenure-track positions and seeks applicants in all areas of computer science.

Particular emphasis will be placed on filling two open rank positions in conjunction with a broad university-wide research initiative on Data Analytics (https://discovery.osu.edu/focus-areas/data-analytics/collaborative.html), and a recently announced undergraduate program in Data Analytics (https://data-analytics.osu.edu).

Qualifications:
Applicants should hold or be completing a Ph.D. in CSE or a closely related field, have a commitment to and demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a commitment to excellence in teaching.

Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit your application via the online database. The link can be found at: https://web.cse.ohio-state.edu/cgi-bin/portal/fsearch/apply.cgi.

Review of applications will begin in November 2014 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:
The Ohio State University is committed to fostering a culturally and intellectually diverse environment and encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and actively 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.

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.

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Mathematics, Scientific Computation, Eminent Scholar (Full Professor) - filled×

Department: Mathematics
Position: Scientific Computation
Rank: Assistant Professor       

Description:
The Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University seeks applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position in scientific computation at the Assistant Professor level, commencing autumn semester 2015. The ideal candidate can easily communicate and collaborate with other faculty members working in other research areas currently represented in the Mathematics department. It is expected that this faculty member will be significantly engaged with the graduate and undergraduate programs in the department, e.g. direct PhD, Master’s, and/or undergraduate research. This position is partially funded by 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

Qualifications:
A doctoral degree in Mathematics in the area of scientific computation is required at the time of application.  He or she will show evidence of excellence in teaching and research. 

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of reference. Please apply online through http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/6570. Inquiries may be directed to facultysearch@math.ohio-state.edu or in writing to:  Hiring Committee, Department of Mathematics, The Ohio State University, 231 W. 18th Avenue, Columbus, OH  43210. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014 and we encourage submission before that date. However, applications will continue to be accepted 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.

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Mobile Health Sensing and Analytics, Assistant or Associate Professor×

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Position: Mobile Health Sensing and Analytics
Rank: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

Description:
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering of The Ohio State University invites applications for an anticipated tenure track position in the area of mobile health. We seek a researcher who can fuse machine learning and signal processing techniques with novel sensor designs, including RF, for invention of new technologies for health and behavior monitoring. We seek scholars with an established record of working in interdisciplinary teams to implement large scale studies of scientific discovery in health and wellbeing. A joint appointment with The Ohio State University Medical Center is anticipated to facilitate such collaborations.

This position is partially funded by 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.

Successful candidates should demonstrate potential for a vigorous externally-funded research program, show excellence and leadership in academic and scholarly activities, and demonstrate outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have a doctoral degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering or a closely related field, as well as outstanding academic credentials. Recruitment at the Associate Professor rank is also possible based on the candidate’s record of academic accomplishment.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans in the context of prior research accomplishments, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of four references (name, address, and e-mail address) to Professor John Volakis at search@ece.osu.edu

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries(see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com/). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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).

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.

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Modeling of Economics and Health from Pharmaceuticals, Assistant or Associate Professor×

College: College of Public Health
Position: Modeling of Economics and Health from Pharmaceuticals
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Description:
College of Public Health jointly with the College of Pharmacy at The Ohio State University invite applications for a tenure-track position in the field of modeling of economics and health from pharmaceuticals at the assistant professor to associate professor level, to commence autumn semester 2016. The successful candidate will use systems modeling of pharmaceutical interventions to determine its value (health outcomes/costs) and to promote the safe, effective use of medications through alterations in delivery of health services within health systems and within communities. This dynamic multilevel approach will integrate electronic health record (EHR) health data, financial and administrative data, and outcomes from large population data sets. The ideal candidate will have systems expertise in health outcomes and systems-based health policy research. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop and teach undergraduate- or graduate-level data analytics classes related to candidate’s areas of expertise.

This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes Initiative “Translational Data Analytics” https://discovery.osu.edu/focus-areas/data-analytics/ which is assembling a critical mass of scholars who apply data analytics to scientific problems across all disciplines. Therefore, candidates who employ quantitative models and methods and who have experience working with large and/or complex data will receive preference in our deliberations.

Qualifications:
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D., M.D., or related doctoral degree with expertise in pharmacology, medicine, statistics, economics, computational biology, systems engineering or a related field, by the start of employment, and to present evidence of 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.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by February 28, 2016 will receive priority consideration. Applicants are asked to prepare a single PDF file that contains a cover letter including a statement of research and teaching interests, a current curriculum vitae, and copies of two (2) recent publications. Finalist candidates will be asked to supply letters of recommendation. Send the application file by email to CPH-DA-Search@osu.edu.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University is located in Columbus, Ohio, the 15th largest city and one of the U.S.’s best-kept secrets in urban living, with a cost of living 6.3% below the national average. As the capital of Ohio, Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing in vibrant neighborhoods, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, economic prosperity, and a strong economy based on government as well as the service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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 single parents 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.

The University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce and encourages applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Nutritional and Exercise Metabolomics For Health, Assistant or Associate Professor (2 positions)×

Department: Human Sciences
Position: Nutritional and Excercise Metabolomics for Health
Rank: Assistant or Associate, tenure-track Professor

Description
The College of Education and Human Ecology, Department of Human Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions (Assistant/Associate Professor level) specializing in metabolomics as related to nutrition or exercise science to address contemporary challenges in optimizing health and managing chronic diseases.

Applicants should have established expertise in conducting nutrition and/or exercise interventions/observations, and have experience conducting or collaborating on metabolomics experiments. Research interests of applicants include, but are not limited to, improving the understanding of individual metabolic variability, improving detection and prognosis of chronic disease states, stratifying subpopulations based on biochemical profiles, monitoring response to therapy, or development of personalized lifestyle approaches.  Collaboration with appropriate current nutrition, dietetics, food, kinesiology, chemistry, and clinical disciplines currently on campus is expected.

The positions contribute to a substantial university investment (Discovery Themes) in key thematic areas in which the university will make a global impact. The positions are part of the Foods for Health focus area within the Health and Wellness theme and will significantly enhance cutting-edge research on food and nutritional metabolomics for health.  These new investments build upon existing strengths and a culture of academic collaboration to foster cross-disciplinary research with sustained impact. The nutritional and exercise metabolomics positions will also connect with planned hires in the Translational Data Analytics focus area currently being developed as part of the Discovery Themes.

Successful applicants will be expected to develop an extramurally-funded research program and to contribute to the teaching (graduate and undergraduate) and service missions of the University.

Preferred Qualifications
PhD in Nutritional Sciences, Dietetics, Kinesiology or related field. Demonstrated research productivity and evidence of, or potential for, an independently-funded research program. Experience working with human metabolomic data and inter-disciplinary translational research teams, including industry, and mentoring members of underrepresented groups. Applicants for appointment as Associate Professor should have an existing extramurally funded research program. Applicants for appointment as Assistant Professor should have postdoctoral experience.

Application Instructions
Applicants should send:
(1) curriculum vitae, (2) a summary of past research accomplishments highlighting their relevance to nutritional and exercise metabolomics for health, (3) a statement of future research plans, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and potential teaching roles, and (5) names and emails of at least three professional references. Application materials should be sent to Dr. Jeff Volek at volek.1@osu.edu.  Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2015, and continue until the positions are 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.

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.

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Operations Management×

Department: Management Sciences
Position: Operations Management

Description:
The Ohio State University, Max M. Fisher College of Business, plans to fill a tenured faculty position in Operations Management in Autumn 2016. This position is partially funded by 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 position will be in the Department of Management Sciences, and will involve both teaching and research.  Our department focuses on managerial decision-making that is relevant to service and manufacturing operations and global supply chains. This focus is apparent in both scholarship and teaching.  Our course offerings in operations management emphasize management issues using data-driven decision making.  Such analytical capability supports both continuous process improvement and systems improvement in service and manufacturing businesses.  Our research reflects faculty expertise in the areas of managerial decision making and process and systems performance improvement that is published in highly regarded research journals.  Our faculty members are known as leaders in their respective scholarly communities.

Qualifications:
Applicants will need a doctorate from a College of Business in operations management, information systems or closely related field.  Field of specialization within operations is open but a history of research that incorporates the analysis of large-scale data sets for causal inference and/or prediction is expected. Other preferred qualifications include: program experience, university teaching experience, experience mentoring members of underrepresented groups.

Application Instructions:
For consideration, a letter of interest and vita should be submitted – applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the search is closed. To ensure the most complete consideration, please submit your CV and letter as soon as possible. Please forward your application and vita to Operations Management Search Committee, Department of Management Sciences, Fisher College of Business, 600 Fisher Hall, 2100 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH, 43210-1144.  E-mail applications will be accepted at mcguire.183@osu.edu.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:
The Fisher College has identified the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students to be a central and essential goal. 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).

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.

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Pharmacogenomics, Assistant or Associate Professor - filled×

College: College of Pharmacy
Position: Translational Genomicist
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Description:
The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy and the College of Veterinary Medicine announce a new tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor; with the primary appointment in the College of Pharmacy.  This position is partially funded by 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, and is part of the Data Analytics Collaborative (https://discovery.osu.edu/focus-areas/data-analytics/).

Faculty have access to the many Centers, Institutes, and core facilities on campus.  In addition to collaborations within the Colleges of Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine, there are clinical/translational collaboration opportunities within The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, as well as at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  A broad array of shared resources is available nearby and across the University campus to support basic, translational and clinical research.

The Health Sciences campus at The Ohio State University is among the most comprehensive in the world and comprises Colleges and Schools representing all major health science professions: Pharmacy, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry, Nursing, Allied Medical Professions, Public Health and Biomedical Sciences. These academic units are co-located on the University campus along with the College of Engineering, College of Arts and Sciences, the Mathematical Biosciences Institute, the Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, Institute for Materials Research, the Center for Retrovirus Research, the Drug Discovery Institute and multiple other centers and institutes.

Qualifications:
The successful applicant will have a research program using genomics and/or proteomics to discover new approaches to optimize drug therapies.

The cross-college nature of the position provides a structure to conduct translational research; collaborative interactions with the Veterinary Medicine Clinical Trials Office and the Clinical Trials enterprise at the OSU Wexner Medical Center are expected.  Collaboration opportunities exist with faculty working with pre-clinical models, companion animal clinical trials, and human subjects research to optimize drug therapies through predictive modeling. The successful candidate is expected to establish and/or maintain an externally funded research program and to train graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. Applicants at the Associate Professor level should have an extramurally funded research program.

Associate Professor level should have an extramurally funded research program.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should include a statement of research interests and a current curriculum vita. Initial enquiries will be kept confidential. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please send applications to:
Cynthia Carnes, PharmD, PhD
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies.
College of Pharmacy
The Ohio State University
500 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1291
Tel. (614) 292-1715; E-mail carnes.4@osu.edu

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.

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Policy and Governance, Assistant Professor×

Department: Health Services Management and Policy, College of Public Health
Position: Policy and Governance
Rank: Assistant Professor

Description:
We are seeking an individual with leadership skills who desires to build a scientific, educational and service-oriented approach to improve population health, especially among vulnerable and underserved populations. Examples of relevant areas of need are as diverse as the high rates of infant mortality in Ohio, partnering with The Ohio State University Wexner (OSU) Medical Center to promote successful adaptation to payment reform, and to assessing of environmental health risks in low-resource settings. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience and leadership in assessment of health outcomes, value of health care delivery, or population health. It is expected that an ideal candidate will have familiarity and experience with data analytics to solve complex problems in a health system or community setting. Desired qualifications include conducting systems-science based health policy research alongside key stakeholders, designing data management solutions for diseases or risk factor management, experience using large databases to profile care processes and health outcomes, and developing and testing technologies with public health applications. The College of Public Health, in partnership with other academic units at OSU, is committed to advancing public health by the collection, coordination, and analysis of large, complex data sets and building predictive models leading to informed health policies. Suitable candidates would be hired at the rank of an associate or full professor. This position is partially funded by 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.

Qualifications:
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D., M.D., or comparable doctoral degree with scientific expertise in related disciplines such as public health, economics, systems engineering, business, public policy, mathematics, and statistics, and to present evidence of 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.

Applications Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by April 1, 2016 will receive priority consideration. Applicants are asked to prepare a single PDF file that contains a cover letter including a statement of research and teaching interests, a current curriculum vitae, and copies of two (2) recent publications. Finalist candidates will be asked to supply letters of recommendation. Send the application file by email to CPH-DA-Search@osu.edu.

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.

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Population and Environment, Assistant to Associate Professor×

Department: Sociology
Position: Population and Environment
Rank: Assistant Professor to Associate Professor

Description:
The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure track position in the field of population and environment, at the assistant professor to associate professor levels, commencing autumn semester 2015. We seek candidates who employ quantitative models and methods, including demography and spatial analysis, in research on the impact of environmental change and on the processes of mitigation and adaption, broadly defined. It is expected that this position will contribute to building links to interdisciplinary research centers and programs at the university. We seek candidates who will maintain vigorous research programs, actively seek external funding, contribute to both graduate and undergraduate teaching, and provide service to the department and the profession. This position is partially funded by 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.

Qualifications:
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field, by the start of employment, and to present evidence of excellence in teaching and research.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received before December 1, 2014 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications include a signed cover letter, curriculum vitae, selected written work, and three signed letters of recommendation (on official letterhead). Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5017. Inquiries may be directed to population@sociology.osu.edu.

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.

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Predictive Modeling, Assistant Professor - filled×

Department: Epidemiology or Biostatistics, College of Public Health
Position: Predictive Modeling
Rank: Assistant Professor

Description:
We seek an expert in systems-based predictive modeling to join the Data Analytics core and The College of Public Health. Systems-based approaches to predictive modeling move beyond traditional descriptive statistical methods to include knowledge of underlying biological and human systems in development of dynamic analytic models. Such models are then used to predict health outcomes and evaluate policies.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have experience developing and applying methods based on complexity theory to public health outcomes, such as infant mortality, cancer, and chronic disease. Experts in methods such as modeling systems dynamics, network analysis, stochastic agent-based modeling are particularly encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants will have a PhD in a data analytics-related field, such as Biomathematics/Statistics/Biostatistics, Data Science, Bioinformatics, or Computational Biology. Experience in leading large collaborative research projects and mentoring junior faculty preferred.

Applications Instructions:
Please submit your cover letter, CV, and 5 samples of publications in peer-reviewed journals to the College of Public Health Human Resources office at cph-hr@osu.edu.

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.

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Probability, Assistant Professor - filled×

Department: Mathematics
Position: Probability
Rank: Assistant Professor       

Description:
The Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University seeks applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position in probability at the Assistant Professor, commencing autumn semester 2015. The ideal candidate will easily communicate and collaborate with other faculty members working in other research areas that are currently represented in the department. It is expected that this faculty member will be significantly engaged with the graduate and undergraduate programs in the Mathematics Department e.g. directing PhD, Master’s theses, and/or directing undergraduate research. This position is partially funded by 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

Qualifications:
A doctoral degree in Mathematics in the area of probability is required at the time of application.  He or she will have evidence of excellence in teaching and research.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of reference.  Inquiries may be directed to facultysearch@math.ohio-state.edu or in writing to:  Hiring Committee, Department of Mathematics, The Ohio State University, 231 W. 18th Avenue, Columbus, OH  43210. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014 and we encourage submission before that date. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please apply online through http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/6570.

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.

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Quantitative Psychology, Assistant or Associate Professor - filled×

Department: Psychology
Position: Quantitative Methods/Data Analytics
Rank: Assistant to Associate Professor

Description:
The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University seeks an outstanding candidate to contribute to a university-wide initiative in data analytics, commencing autumn semester 2015. In particular, we seek an individual who engages large data sets for purposes of: (1) developing new quantitative methods (multivariate and/or multi-level) or new mathematical and computational theory and modeling techniques, (2) understanding how to integrate research conclusions across studies (meta-analysis) or render them more impactful, and/or (3) addressing various psychological phenomena (e.g., parameters affecting decision making or behavior change, modeling fMRI data, effectiveness of clinical or health interventions, etc.). Candidates with very strong research programs who can also contribute to one or more of our graduate program specializations (behavioral neuroscience, clinical, cognitive, decision making, developmental, quantitative, or social) are encouraged to apply. This tenure-track position is targeted for up to Associate Professor level candidates. This position is partially funded by 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.

Qualifications:
Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field prior to the employment start date.  All applicants are expected to have strong and fundable research programs and to contribute to both graduate and undergraduate supervision and instruction. 

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received before December 1, 2014 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation. Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4998. Inquiries should be directed to Jay McKirnan (mckirnan.4@osu.edu).

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.

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Scientific Computation, Assistant Professor - filled×

Department: Mathematics
Position: Scientific Computation
Rank: Assistant Professor       

Description:
The Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University seeks applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position in scientific computation at the Assistant Professor level, commencing autumn semester 2015. The ideal candidate can easily communicate and collaborate with other faculty members working in other research areas currently represented in the Mathematics department. It is expected that this faculty member will be significantly engaged with the graduate and undergraduate programs in the department, e.g. direct PhD, Master’s, and/or undergraduate research. This position is partially funded by 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

Qualifications:
A doctoral degree in Mathematics in the area of scientific computation is required at the time of application.  He or she will show evidence of excellence in teaching and research. 

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of reference. Please apply online through http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/6570. Inquiries may be directed to facultysearch@math.ohio-state.edu or in writing to:  Hiring Committee, Department of Mathematics, The Ohio State University, 231 W. 18th Avenue, Columbus, OH  43210. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014 and we encourage submission before that date. However, applications will continue to be accepted 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.

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Sequential Learning/Decision Making Science, Assistant or Associate Professor×

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Position: Sequential Learning/Decision Making Science
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Description:
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Statistics at The Ohio State University invite applications for an anticipated tenure-track position in the general area of learning/decision making for modeling, analysis, and control of complex systems.  We seek a researcher who works on foundational principles of sequential and machine learning and decision making, such as  multi-arm bandits, dynamic programming, partially observable decision processes, etc. The candidate should be committed to interdisciplinary research on the boundary of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Statistics, which includes investigating problems involving uncertainty and learning in large-scale computing, communications, biological, sensor, or financial systems.

This position is partially funded by 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.

Successful candidates should demonstrate excellence in academic and scholarly activities, and be committed to outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have a doctoral degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Statistics, or a closely related field, as well as outstanding academic credentials. Recruitment at the Associate Professor rank is also possible based on the candidate’s record of academic accomplishment.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans in the context of prior research accomplishments, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of four references (name, address, and e-mail address) to Professor John Volakis at search@ece.osu.edu

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com/). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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).

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.

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Smart Buildings, Assistant or Associate Professor - filled×

Department: Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering and City & Regional Planning, Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture
Position: Smart Buildings
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Description:
The Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering (CEGE) and the City and Regional Planning (CRP) Section of the Knowlton School of Architecture (KSA) at The Ohio State University invite applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in smart urban systems. The position will be filled jointly between the Department of CEGE and the KSA CRP Section, both in the College of Engineering. The majority of the affiliation and the tenure initiating unit will be in the Department of CEGE.

The position is focused on urban infrastructure systems, and in particular on the use of automated sensing, big data, and computational technologies to facilitate an improved evolution of infrastructure systems in the built urban environment while accounting for the complex physical and behavioral interactions they embody. Applications could be geared towards planning, design, monitoring, management, or operations with a focus on mobility and accessibility, public health, safety, or energy efficiency. This position is partially funded by The Ohio State University’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.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate is expected to develop an active research program, effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses of interest to both the Department of CEGE and the KSA CRP Section, supervise and mentor graduate students and underrepresented groups, and be involved in service within the university and in appropriate professional communities. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact and collaborate with members of multi-disciplinary centers and initiatives at The Ohio State University, including the Center for Automotive Research, the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis, the Center for Resilience, the Office of Energy and Environment, the Center for Sustainability, and the campus-wide interdisciplinary initiative expanding faculty expertise in data analytics. An earned doctoral degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering, city and regional planning, or a closely related field is required prior to the anticipated start date of August 2015.

The Department of CEGE has 20 faculty members supporting ABET-accredited BS degree programs in Civil and Environmental Engineering, MS and PhD programs in Civil Engineering with various specializations, approximately 115 graduate and 700 undergraduate students, and numerous funded multidisciplinary research programs (see http://ceg.osu.edu/). The KSA CRP Section, which  offers an undergraduate major, a professionally accredited master of city and regional planning degree, and a research oriented doctoral degree, has 13 faculty members, approximately 25 PhD students, 90 masters students and 100 undergraduate students (see http://knowlton.osu.edu/programs/city-and-regional-planning).  Students in both units work closely with the faculty in research and projects exploring a wide range of topics geared toward improving the physical, social, economic, and environmental quality of life.

Application Instructions:
Applications should be submitted electronically in the form of a single PDF file attached to an e-mail message addressed to eng-cege-SmartUrbanSystemSearch@osu.edu. The PDF file must include, in this order, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests and how these interests fit the focus of the position, the names and contact information of three references, and copies of up to two papers (already published, under review, or in preparation). Review of applications will begin on January 5, 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.

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Smart Environment, Safety, and Health Delivery, Assistant or Associate Professor - filled×

Department: Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering
Position: Smart Environment, Safety, and Health Delivery
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Description:
The Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering (CEGE) and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at The Ohio State University invite applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank indata analytics and sensing for human health and the environment. The position will be filled jointly between the Departments of CEGE and ECE, both in the College of Engineering. The tenure-initiating unit will be in the Department of CEGE.

The Department of CEGE currently has 20 faculty members supporting ABET-accredited degree programs in Civil and Environmental Engineering, 132 graduate and 760 undergraduate students, and numerous funded multidisciplinary research programs (see http://ceg.osu.edu for more information about the Department). The Department of ECE offers ABET-accredited degree programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering supported by 77 faculty members serving to 412 graduate and 917 undergraduate students.

Qualifications:
Candidates are expected to demonstrate how their research relates to collection and analysis of sensory data from regional and global geodetic and remote-sensing systems to monitor environmental changes, impacts of human activities on climate change, and develop management plans that maintain and increase ecosystem and human health, and how their academic background prepares them to address these issues now and in the future. The desired expertise for this position include, but is not limited to: data generation, processing, integration, analysis, modeling and decision support, with special emphasis on (1) geospatial and temporal (4D) modeling and implementation of advanced technologies based on multi-sensory and multi-dimensional data resources including active (LiDAR) and passive (optical) sensory data; (2) enhancements of sensor technologies to improve precision, resolution, stability, and the ability to generate new data.  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 both CEGE and ECE, supervise and mentor underrepresented groups and graduate students, and be involved in service within the university and in 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 Resilience, Office of Energy and Environment, Center for Sustainability (being formed to consolidate the multifaceted endeavors on the OSU campus related to sustainability), School of Earth Sciences, Byrd Polar Research Center, and the campus-wide interdisciplinary initiative expanding faculty expertise in data analytics. An earned doctoral degree in Geomatics or Geoinformation Engineering, Geodesy, Remote Sensing, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering or a closely related field is required prior to the anticipated start date of August 2015.

Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit your application electronically in the form of a single PDF file attached to an e-mail message addressed to eng-cege-sensoranalytics@osu.edu. 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 January 4, 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.

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Social Media Analytics - Assistant Professor - filled×

Department: School of Communication
Position: Social Media Analytics
Rank: Assistant Professor

Description:

The School of Communication at The Ohio State University invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track assistant professor position, commencing autumn semester 2016. The successful candidate’s research and teaching will focus on the analysis of social media for strategic and/or organizational communication, or their use in understanding mass communication or other technologies. Candidates should employ an empirical, social scientific research approach, and may ground their research interests in any of a variety of focus areas of communication, such as health, political, interpersonal, mass communication, or communication technology. Depending on interests and expertise, candidates may also contribute to the university’s emerging programs in Data Analytics and other university initiatives, including the new undergraduate major in Data Analytics within the College of Arts and Sciences and the Behavioral Decision-Making Initiative.

This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes Initiative Translational Data Analytics which is assembling a critical mass of scholars who apply data analytics to scientific problems across all disciplines. Therefore, candidates who employ quantitative models and methods and who have experience working with large and/or complex data will receive preference in our deliberations.

The School of Communication is committed to original and substantively important social scientific research, and is regularly ranked among the top communication research programs in the country. We seek colleagues who will help us continue this tradition and can envision research projects and courses that will be attractive to graduate and undergraduate students from within the major, and speak to the interests and needs of non-majors. We have recently renovated a number of research labs and teaching facilities to support quality research and teaching.  All of our tenure-track positions involve research, teaching, and a service component.

Qualifications:
Candidates must be in communication or a related social science field. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or be on schedule to earn the Ph.D. prior to August 2016. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of publication in top-tier journals as well as evidence of effective teaching. Complementary research and teaching interests in other communication areas are highly attractive but not essential. 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:
To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than October 15, 2015. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and at least one research manuscript. ABDs/post-docs should submit three letters of reference; those who hold a current tenure-track position should submit the names of three references to the relevant Ohio State University School of Communication posting at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6061. Please be aware that we are conducting two searches in 2015-2016.  Be certain to select the specific position(s) in which you are interested. Informal queries may be made to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Amy Nathanson (nathanson.7@osu.edu), but all applications must be made through www.academicjobsonline.org. Additional information about the School and the University is available at http://www.comm.ohio-state.edu.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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).

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.

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Social Networking, All Ranks - filled×

Department: Sociology
Position: Social Networks
Rank: Open (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) 

Description:
The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure track position (open rank) in the field of social networks, commencing autumn semester 2015. We seek candidates who are well-grounded theoretically, have a high level of technical competence, and have a program of empirical research that will build on our departmental strengths. We especially encourage applications from candidates who are proficient in the analysis of large data sets and/or complex systems. This position follows a recent cluster hire in social networks. It is expected that this position will contribute to building links to interdisciplinary research centers and programs at the university. We seek candidates who will maintain vigorous research programs, actively seek external funding, contribute to both graduate and undergraduate teaching, and provide service to the department, university and the profession. This position is partially funded by 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.

Qualifications:
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Sociology, or a related field, by the start of employment, and to present evidence of excellence in teaching and research.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received before December 1, 2014 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications include a signed cover letter, curriculum vitae, selected written work, and three signed letters of recommendation (on official letterhead). For a full professor position, submit the names of three references in lieu of recommendation letters. Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5016. Inquiries may be directed to networks@sociology.osu.edu.

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.

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Social Stratification, Assistant or Associate Professor - filled×

Department: Sociology
Position: Social Stratification
Rank: Assistant Professor to Associate Professor

Description:

The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for an anticipated tenure track position in the field of social stratification, at the assistant professor to associate professor levels, to commence autumn semester 2016. We seek candidates who are well-grounded on topics of social inequality and stratification and have an established and active research record in these regards. It is expected that this person will also help us build links to interdisciplinary research centers and programs at the university. We seek candidates who will maintain vigorous research programs, actively seek external funding, contribute to both graduate and undergraduate teaching, and provide service to the department and the profession.
This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes Initiative “Translational Data Analytics” which is assembling a critical mass of scholars who apply data analytics to scientific problems across all disciplines. Therefore, candidates who employ quantitative models and methods and who have experience working with large and/or complex data will receive preference in our deliberations.

Qualifications:
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field, by the start of employment, and to present evidence of 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.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by October 2, 2015 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications include a signed cover letter, curriculum vitae, selected written work, and three signed letters of recommendation (on official letterhead). Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: http://academicjobsonline.org/6150. Inquiries may be directed to stratification@sociology.osu.edu.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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).

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.

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Statistical and Machine Learning, Big Data and Computational Statistics, Assistant Professor (1 position open; 1 position filled) and Open Rank×

Department: Statistics
Position: Statistical and Machine Learning, Big Data and Computational Statistics
Rank: Open Rank (1 position) and Assistant Professor (2 positions)

Description:
The Department of Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for three tenure track assistant professor positions and an open rank position, to begin effective Autumn Semester 2016. We seek energetic researchers in areas of modern statistical methods, computation, and data analysis with preference for expertise as follows:

For the open-rank position, expertise in statistics and machine learning. An appointment at the associate or full professor level should have a demonstrated record of scholarly leadership. The assistant professor positions span a range of areas. One position is directed toward environmental analytics; the second position is directed toward predictive modeling for biological applications. In all cases, commitments to both methodological research and scientific collaboration are required. Interests in applications to decision analysis in the presence of uncertainty, complex systems, including physical and biological systems as well as those involving human behavior and well – being are of special interest. Faculty members are expected to be dedicated to the development and delivery of educational programs at all levels. Experience working in interdisciplinary teams and mentoring members of underrepresented groups is a plus.

All positions are partially funded by 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: http://discovery.osu.edu

Qualifications:
Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Statistics, or a related area, by the start of Autumn Semester 2016, and to present evidence of excellence in teaching and in both methodological and collaborative research. Further information about the department can be found at http://www.stat.osu.edu/

Application Instructions:
Candidates for all positions should apply to Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6502. All candidates will be considered for all advertised positions, as judged appropriate by the search committee. Therefore, a single application suffices for all. Complete applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and three letters of reference, on letterhead, submitted directly to the Academic Jobs Online posting by the writers.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2015. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to facultysearch@stat.osu.edu

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.

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Systems Modeling in Public Health, Assistant Professor×

College: College of Public Health
Position: Systems Modeling in Public Health
Rank: Assistant Professor

Description:
College of Public Health at The Ohio State University (OSU) invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track position in the field of systems modeling in public health, at the assistant professor level, to commence autumn semester 2016. The successful candidate will engage in critical methodological research for modeling complex system dynamics that can address the complexity that characterizes most persistent public health issues nationally and globally. The research areas will encompass the mathematical and statistical as well as computational theory for building models of global integrative population health systems including disease outcomes, health and risk behaviors, environmental factors, health-related resources and delivery systems, and matters of national and international policy. Additionally, interest in real-time systems monitoring via social media and other technology platforms is particularly welcomed. The candidate will also have opportunity to teach in candidate’s areas of expertise at the undergraduate or graduate level. Joint appointments are possible with other disciplines at OSU such as medicine, biology, mathematics, statistics, engineering, and biomedical informatics.

This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes Initiative “Translational Data Analytics” https://discovery.osu.edu/focus-areas/data-analytics/ which is assembling a critical mass of scholars who apply data analytics to scientific problems across all disciplines. Therefore, candidates who employ quantitative models and methods and who have experience working with large and/or complex data will receive preference in our deliberations.

Qualifications:
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. or other doctoral degree with expertise in in mathematics, statistics, computational biology, systems engineering or a related field, by the start of employment, and to present evidence of 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.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by February 28, 2016 will receive priority consideration. Applicants are asked to prepare a single PDF file that contains a cover letter including a statement of research and teaching interests, a current curriculum vitae, and copies of two (2) recent publications. Finalist candidates will be asked to supply letters of recommendation. Send the application file by email to CPH-DA-Search@osu.edu.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries(see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com/). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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 single parents 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.

The University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce and encourages applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Systems Prediction and Uncertainty Quantification in Public Health, Assistant or Associate Professor×

College: College of Public Health
Position: Systems Prediction and Uncertainty Quantification in Public Health
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Description:
College of Public Health at The Ohio State University invites applications for an anticipated tenure track position in the field of foundation of systems modeling, at the assistant professor to associate professor levels, to commence autumn semester 2016. The successful candidate will join a growing team of multidisciplinary faculty and staff committed to developing transformative, comprehensive and scalable systems science approach to model and predict health outcomes for those most at risk for poor health in Ohio. The ideal candidate will have systems expertise in health outcomes and systems based health policy research. Specifically, the candidate will have expertise in complex models calibration, validation and uncertainty quantification. The candidate will also have opportunity to teach undergraduate or graduate level data analytics related to candidate’s areas of expertise. Joint appointments are possible and actively encouraged with other disciplines at OSU such as mathematics, statistics and biomedical informatics.

This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes Initiative “Translational Data Analytics” https://discovery.osu.edu/focus-areas/data-analytics/ which is assembling a critical mass of scholars who apply data analytics to scientific problems across all disciplines. Therefore, candidates who employ quantitative models and methods and who have experience working with large and/or complex data will receive preference in our deliberations.

Qualifications:
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, Computational Biology, Systems Engineering or a related field, by the start of employment, and to present evidence of 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.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by January 31, 2016 will receive priority consideration. Applicants are asked to prepare a single PDF file that contains a cover letter including a statement of research and teaching interests, a current curriculum vitae, and copies of two (2) recent publications. Finalist candidates will be asked to supply letters of recommendation. Send the application file by email to CPH-DA-Search@osu.edu.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University is located in Columbus, Ohio, the 15th largest city and one of the U.S.’s best-kept secrets in urban living, with a cost of living 6.3% below the national average. As the capital of Ohio, Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing in vibrant neighborhoods, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, economic prosperity, and a strong economy based on government as well as the service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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 single parents 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.

The University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce and encourages applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Visual Analytics and the Design of Cognitive Tools, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor×

Department: Integrated Systems Engineering
Position: Visual Analytics and the Design of Cognitive Tools
Rank: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Description:
The Department of Integrated Systems Engineering in the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, commencing autumn semester 2015. We seek a scholar with interests in visual analytics and sensemaking, human-computer interaction, data mining and the design of cognitive tools to support data analytics.

This position is partially funded by 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. It is part of a university-wide initiative in Data Analytics, with ISE playing a leading role focusing on visual analytics and sensemaking. The position builds upon the department’s long history of international leadership in cognitive systems engineering, visualization and representation design, and the development of interactive cognitive tools that support data exploration, pattern detection and sense-making.

Qualifications: 
The successful applicant will be expected to excel at creating and participating in interdisciplinary research teams on problems in analytics with partners within OSU, while building upon the long history that the department has with successful collaborations that address data overload and distributed cognitive work in a number of different data-rich systems, including: aviation, cyber security, electric power, finance, military operations, intelligence analysis, and healthcare. This person will establish a strong research program, attract research funding from federal, state and industry sources, supervise graduate student research, and disseminate the results of such research through high quality peer-reviewed publications.  Additionally, this faculty member will extend current course offerings in visual analytics, cognitive systems engineering and human systems integration at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, helping students learn to design interactive cognitive tools that support data exploration, pattern recognition, visual communication and sensemaking.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries(see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com/). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

Application Instructions: 
Interested candidates should electronically submit a complete curriculum vitae, a separate statement of current and future research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for five references to the following email address: freitas.6@osu.edu.  The search committee will start reviewing applications for this position on November 15, 2014 and will remain open until 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).

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.

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Watershed Modeling, Associate or Full Professor×

Department: Food, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Position: Watershed Modeling Data Analytics
Rank: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Description:
The Ohio State University seeks qualified candidates for a 9 month, tenure-track faculty position available in Columbus starting on or after January 1, 2016. The successful candidate will provide leadership to assemble, integrate and analyze hydrology datasets including ground and surface water coupled with current and predicted precipitation to preserve fresh water supplies. Candidates should have experience in quantifying how changes in climate and land cover impact solute transport and water flux through landscapes and in modeling interactions between climate, water, and cropping systems. One major focus for interdisciplinary research is the Lake Erie watershed and issues related to dissolved reactive Phosphorus (DRP). Additional expectations include:

  • integrate analytical techniques such as GIS, agent based modeling, hydrological and fluid dynamics, climate and weather, and/or large-scale nonlinear optimization;
  • develop and improve access to large data for whole systems analysis of watersheds at multiple scales;
  • provide leadership to developing tools for analysis and visualization that might range from apps to supercomputer software;
  • teach an interdisciplinary undergraduate/graduate watershed modeling course;
  • obtain funding to support a research program and outreach program that result in national impacts and high-quality publications;
  • provide leadership to the profession through state and national professional society participation; and
  • advise and recruit graduate and undergraduate students.

Depending on the candidate’s areas of expertise, a joint appointment can be considered between the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering and the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering or the School of Environment and Natural Resources. This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes initiative, a significant investment that leverages the university’s expansive scholarly resources, creativity and shared commitment to make a global impact.

Qualifications:
Minimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in agricultural, biological, hydrological or data science or engineering, or closely allied program. Registration as a Professional Engineer or demonstrated eligibility desirable. It is essential that the candidate has good knowledge of agricultural systems; excellent speaking and writing skills; ability and desire to work in interdisciplinary, interdepartmental Extension and Research teams; and ability to teach in various Extension settings as well as in resident instruction. Preferred Qualifications: Experience developing or working in interdisciplinary research teams, experience in mentoring members of underrepresented groups.

Application Instructions:
Applications accepted through October 1, 2015, or until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, academic transcripts, a one-page summary of your philosophy of teaching and research, and a statement specifically addressing their experiences in mentoring underrepresented groups. Applicants should provide the names and contact information (address, e-mail, phone) of three professional references. Application materials should be sent electronically to:

Dr. Andy Ward, Professor and Search Committee Chair
Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
The Ohio State University
590 Woody Hayes Drive
Columbus, OH 43210-1057
Telephone: 614-292-9354; Fax: 614-292-9448; E-mail: ward.2@osu.edu

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

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.

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.

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