Job Posting: TT Faculty Position in Public Management

The John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University welcomes applications and nominations for a faculty position in public management. The position is at the assistant level and tenure track. We especially encourage applications from scholars who study management issues related to diverse populations. Topical areas of interest include, but are not limited to, studies of leadership, organizational behavior, managerial decision making, human resource management, strategic management, and inter-organizational and cross-sector collaboration. We welcome scholars employing a variety of methodological approaches, so long as the research is analytically rigorous and has implications for management practice. The successful candidate will be expected to publish research in leading public affairs journals.

Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Applicants must have completed all Ph.D. degree requirements by August, 2017. Successful candidates will likely have doctorates in public affairs, public administration/management, public policy, business, sociology, psychology, political science, economics, or a related field. Highly desirable candidates will have experience working with public or nonprofit organizations, university teaching experience, or experience mentoring members of underrepresented groups.

Application Instructions

Applications will be evaluated as received and will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applications received by October 1, 2016 are guaranteed full consideration. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a sample research paper or dissertation chapter, and three professional reference letters to: Alternatively, you may mail your materials to: Office of the Dean, Attention: Brittany Miller, The John Glenn College of Public Affairs, 350 Page Hall, 1810 College Road, Columbus, OH 43210.

About Glenn College and OSU

The John Glenn College of Public Affairs is the newest college at The Ohio State University. The 2016 US News and World Reports ranks the Glenn MPA program 25th in the country and 14th in the area of public management and administration. Our curricular offerings include the NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration and In-Career Master of Arts in Public Administration; dual master’s degrees with schools of Law, City and Regional Planning, Public Health, Natural Resources, Social Work, Business Administration, and Agricultural/Environmental/Development Economics; a joint degree in Arts Policy and Administration; a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management; a Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs; and a variety of undergraduate and graduate minors. The College also offers a wide array of non-degree management and leadership training seminars and programs, serving over 2,000 mid-career professionals each year.  For more information about the Glenn College, please visit our website:

The College is located in a state-of-the-art building, Page Hall, in the center of the University campus. The Ohio State University, the flag-ship public university of Ohio, is located in the state’s capital, Columbus, providing direct access to public sector organizations and practitioners from all levels of government, as well as a large and vibrant nonprofit and philanthropic community. Columbus is the 15th largest city in the United States and was recently rated by Forbes as the No. 1 opportunity city in the country.

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 gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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