Ohio State U: Health Disparities and/or Implicit Bias (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor in Health Disparities and/or Implicit Bias, School of Communication, Ohio State University, OH, USA. Application reviews to begin on: 15 October 2021.

The School of Communication at The Ohio State University invites applicants for a 9-month full time tenure-track assistant professor position to teach in the area of health disparities and/or implicit bias beginning in August 2022. The successful applicant will conduct research and teach courses in areas that complement the school’s leadership in the social scientific study of communication. The School is working to build diversity, equity, and inclusion into all facets of our work, and the colleague we hire will help us advance these efforts in our research, teaching, and engagement. Our goal is to promote diversity in our professorial ranks, foster an inclusive university community, and establish a community across the College of Arts and Sciences that will provide support for a diverse group of faculty and students. Candidate must be trained in communication or a closely aligned field and show promise of developing a national and international reputation doing theory-based and empirical research. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or be on schedule to earn a Ph.D. prior to August 2022.

Ohio State diversity postdoc

OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
College of Arts and Sciences
SBS Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University supports promising scholars who are committed to diversity in the academy and to prepare those scholars to enter tenure track faculty positions. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who are members of groups that historically have been underrepresented in the American professoriate.

Fellows will be affiliated with one of the eight academic units of the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Communication, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Speech and Hearing Science. The Division also houses six interdisciplinary research units: the Cognitive Science Center, the Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Imaging, the Criminal Justice Research Center, the Center for Human Resource Research, the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis, and the Initiative in Population Research. Fellows may also have the opportunity to participate in the activities of the Kirwan Institute for Race and Ethnicity, a multidisciplinary center founded jointly by the Divisions of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Humanities; and the College of Law.

Eligibility: Applicants must have completed all requirements for a doctoral degree in the social sciences by August 2013. Preference will be given to individuals who are within five years of their degree. Applicants must be committed to an academic career. Applicants must be citizens of the United States.

Awards: Up to three fellowships will be awarded. The appointments are intended for two years, with re-appointment for the second year contingent upon a successful performance review.  The appointments will begin September 1, 2013. The fellowships provide a $40,000 annual stipend, university medical benefits, and some support for travel and research expenses.

Application Process:  Required application materials: (1) Applicants should clearly identify a unit within the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at OSU with which they would be affiliated during the Fellowship period, and are encouraged to suggest one or more tenured faculty members within that unit who could serve as a host and mentor; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a one page dissertation abstract; (4) a statement outlining the specific research proposed to be undertaken during the Fellowship period, and the significance of that research (four-page limit, double-spaced); (5) a personal statement describing the applicant’s background and commitment to the goal of diversity in higher education (three-page limit, double-spaced). Applicants should submit all of these materials in a single .zip formatted file. Please name the zip file using your first and last name (e.g., BrianSmith.zip). In addition, three letters of recommendation should be submitted via email.

All materials must be received by February 15, 2013, and should be submitted to SBSPostdocs AT asc.ohio-state.edu. Questions can be directed to Professor Osei Appiah (appiah.2 AT osu.edu).