This job has expired

The Daniel Tanner Foundation Endowed Professorship in Curriculum Studies - Adolescence and Democracy

The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 26, 2022

View more

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

The Daniel Tanner Foundation Endowed Professorship in Curriculum Studies on Adolescence and Democracy


The College of Education and Human Ecology (EHE) at The Ohio State University is privileged to have received generous funding for a new Endowed Professorship in the Department of Educational Studies. This position fills a gap in expertise regarding civic engagement and adolescent education. The scholar who fills this position will deepen faculty expertise about contemporary issues faced by today’s adolescents and those responsible for their education. The scholarly focus of this new faculty member may be in any of number of areas including: the fragility of democracies, adolescent civic education and engagement, violence within the context of the educational system, and youth community engagement.


The Department of Educational Studies invites applications for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track position. The position will begin in August 2023. The Department of Educational Studies has a commitment to excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service that advances the educational environment across a diversity of contexts and peoples. The Department values collaborative scholarship among colleagues in and across the College, University, and other relevant stakeholder groups. The Ohio State University has a world-class array of resources and opportunities for new faculty, including the Center for Technology and Innovation, the Center on Education and Training for Employment, the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy, the Schoenbaum Family Center, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, the Nisonger Center, and the Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning.




The position requires the candidate for Associate or Full Professor to demonstrate a national and/or international scholarly reputation evidenced in part by a strong publication record focused on research and programmatic advancement in curriculum studies on adolescence and democracy. Areas of scholarly inquiry may include, but are not limited to, the scientific investigation of problems of democracy, school violence, and community influence. We also seek a candidate who has experience that includes social justice, equity, and has demonstrated the ability to teach and work with persons from minoritized backgrounds. Evidence of effort toward obtaining internal and external funding for research, advanced methodological expertise, and potential to build partnerships with national and local constituents will also be viewed as strengths.



The successful candidate will have a primary academic affiliation with one of twelve programmatic specializations within the Department, which include: Counselor Education; Counseling Psychology; Education Policy; Educational Administration; Educational Psychology; Higher Education and Student Affairs; Learning Technologies; Philosophy and History of Education; School Psychology; Special Education; Quantitative Research, Evaluation, and Measurement; and Workforce Development.



The candidate must meet the following required qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in the field of Education or a related field
  • A record of research and scholarship consistent with an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor at The Ohio State University
  • Experience with teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate, master’s, Ed.D., and/or Ph.D. students




The successful candidate will be a scholar who has developed a national and/or international reputation in Curriculum Studies related to Adolescence and Democracy. Responsibilities include conducting and publishing research in top-tier journals; securing internal/external funding to support their research; teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses; advising master’s, Ed.D., and/or Ph.D. students; engaging in curriculum development; providing support for program growth; and providing service to the Department, College, University, and profession.



To apply, please submit the following materials:

  • Cover letter describing your qualifications, interests, and program of research
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three writing samples Diversity statement Teaching philosophy statement
  • Names and contact details for three references

Applicants should upload all application materials to the OSU Workday Career website


Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.


For questions about this position, contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Roger D. Goddard, Novice G. Fawcett Chair and Professor at


The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other basis under the law.




You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert