Three Faculty Positions

The Ohio State University in Ohio

Date Posted June 1, 2014
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time


Three Faculty Positions Available

The Ohio State University College of Social Work invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions (two assistant professor and one senior associate/full professor), beginning Autumn 2015. Ohio State, through its Discovery Theme Initiative, is currently investing in transdisciplinary, innovative, collaborative, and impactful faculty. Consistent with this institutional spirit of discovery, the college recently invested significantly in research infrastructure and is committed to advancing science aimed at solving major global challenges. We are recruiting exceptional candidates, from social work and related disciplines, with demonstrated strong research and scholarship capacity in aging, developmental disabilities, health/health disparities, and substance use. We will also entertain applications from senior faculty candidates with expertise in other substantive areas. In addition to research and scholarship, we seek candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching and mentorship of students and colleagues. The college offers a host of innovative teaching options and supports including two on-staff instructional technologists.

HISTORY: The Ohio State University College of Social Work is the longest continuously accredited public social work program in the U.S. Ohio State, an extensive doctoral/research institution, is located in Columbus—Ohio’s vibrant state capital. A diverse metropolitan region, Columbus is the largest city in Ohio and the 15th largest in the nation. Successful candidates will join our 30 faculty and engage with our student body of 417 BSSW, 525 MSW, and 40 doctoral level students. For more information, visit our website at

HOW TO APPLY: A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Initial screening interviews are expected to take place immediately, with campus visit invitations beginning in early Autumn 2014. Please submit an electronic application package via email (subject line: Faculty Position) that includes: (1) a letter of application that addresses your research interests/trajectory, courses you have taught (include level), and your approach to teaching and mentorship; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a sample of one of your publications; and (4) three letters of reference. All materials and questions should be directed to:

Dr. John D. Clapp, Chair, Faculty Search Committee


The Ohio State University College of Social Work

1947 College Road, Columbus, OH 43210

Telephone: 614-688-1068

The College of Social Work at The Ohio State University is proud to be a part of a university that embraces diversity and we encourage applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, religion, national origin or veteran status. EEO/AA Employer.


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