Assistant/Associate Professor in Criminal Justice and Public Affairs


Tenure Track Faculty Position in Criminal Justice and Public Affairs The Ohio State University’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs invites applications for a tenure track assistant/associate professor position in public affairs. We are particularly interested in scholars studying how the observed racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal justice system might be reduced through legal reform, structural and organizational change, innovative community initiatives, and more inclusive and equitable public policy. We seek candidates whose research is well grounded in relevant theoretical perspectives of the study of race and ethnicity, criminal justice, and public administration and policy. We welcome applicants who employ a variety of methodological approaches including but not limited to the analysis of large-N data, ethnography, experiments, and interpretive and critical research methods. This position is part of the university’s Race, Inclusion, and Social Equity (RAISE) Initiative to enhance our world-class research program on race, inclusion, and social equity through recruitment of faculty whose research can help narrow social disparities in educational attainment, health outcomes, rates of incarceration, political representation, environmental injustice, and economic well-being. This position will be part of a cluster hire of four faculty members focused on advancing racial and criminal justice through collaborative science. The positions will be in the following units: Political Science, Sociology, Moritz College of Law, and John Glenn College of Public Affairs. The cluster hire is supported by the university’s Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Institute for Democratic Engagement and Accountability, Translational Data Analytics Institute, Drug Enforcement and Policy Center, and the Criminal Justice Research Center. Responsibilities of the position include maintaining a robust research program, pursuing external funding, contributing to excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentoring, and providing service to the university and the profession. Scholars who can work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team are of particular interest, as are those who can engage with other programs and interdisciplinary research centers at the university. The position will begin in the fall of 2023. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Applicants must have completed all doctoral degree requirements by the time of their appointment. Successful candidates will likely have doctorates in relevant fields such as public administration, public policy, criminal justice, sociology, or political science, and a demonstrated commitment toward social equity, diversity, and inclusion. Application Instructions The review of applications will begin on October 1. Applications will be evaluated as they are received and will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a letter of application that addresses your ability to contribute toward Glenn College’s research, teaching, and diversity, equity, and inclusion goals, a curriculum vitae, a sample research manuscript, and three professional letters of reference through Ohio State University’s job application portal.

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Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Criminal Justice and Public Affairs
Institution The Ohio State University (Glenn College)
Location Columbus, OHio
Deadline 01 October 2022
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