The John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University welcomes applications
and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant level in the area of Regulation
and Public Policy. We especially encourage applications from scholars who study topics such as
regulatory and governance issues surrounding public utilities and other critical infrastructure,
smart technology, mobility and transportation, sustainable development, or the role of regulation
in achieving a sustainable and resilient economy. We welcome scholars employing a variety of
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 join a highly
collaborative interdisciplinary community of scholars in the Sustainable and Resilient Economy
(SRE) program (https://discovery.osu.edu/.../sustainable-economy/
) including faculty
from Social and Behavioral Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Business, Law, and
Engineering. The SRE program seeks to advance sustainability science by developing a more
holistic understanding of sustainable and resilient production and consumption systems, humanenvironment
interactions, and innovations in sustainable technologies and governance.
Successful applicants will be expected to participate in collaborative teams and interdisciplinary
research on sustainability and resilience topics.
The position begins fall 2018. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and
qualifications. Applicants must have completed or be nearing completion of all Ph.D. degree
requirements. Successful candidates will likely have doctorates in public affairs, public policy,
public administration, sociology, political science, economics, geography, law, business or a
related field. Highly desirable candidates will have practical experience, university teaching
experience, a strong potential for developing a successful research portfolio, and/or demonstrated
success in working with diverse populations and a commitment to diversifying the profession.
Applications will be evaluated as received and will be accepted until the position is filled.
Applications received by September 22, 2017, are guaranteed full consideration. To apply,
please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three professional reference letters to email.
Alternatively, materials can be mailed to: Office of the Dean,
The John Glenn College of Public Affairs, 350 Page Hall, 1810 College Road, Columbus, OH,