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Employment as an associate or full professor in arts education (tenure track) in the Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy

The Department of Arts Administration, Education, and Policy (AAEP) at The Ohio State University invites applications for a full-time Associate or Full Professor in Arts Education beginning August 15, 2023. Faculty and Programs of AAEP are committed to developing and expanding the scope of arts education and are at the forefront of innovative approaches to exploring the intersections of arts and culture. Successful applicants will have expertise in arts education, including an understanding of K-12 arts education and contemporary arts education literature. The AAEP values ​​various forms of scholarship, including traditional academic publishing, interdisciplinary scholarship; creative scholarship; and public scholarship. The successful candidate will continue to build a focused research agenda and mentor pre-tenured faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students, including students in our growing distance education program. This faculty member will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism and social justice is an expectation of the Department.


  • PhD in arts education or related field (eg, curriculum and teaching; education);
  • Research contributions (including, but not limited to, scholarly publications) that are national/international in scope and respond to contemporary perspectives in arts education.
  • A research program that demonstrates a sustainable trajectory for career advancement
  • Experience in pre-K-12 and college educational settings
  • A record of contributing to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, scholarship, and service
  • A student mentorship/counseling record.

In keeping with the University and AAEP’s commitment to building a culturally diverse faculty and staff, we encourage applications from people from minority populations, including but not limited to people of color. , identified women, people with disabilities, the LGBTQI+ community and veterans. We welcome applications from candidates who are committed to teaching and mentoring diverse student populations, including first-generation students.

About the Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy and OSU: The Department of Administration, Education and Arts Policy (AAEP) is recognized for the distinction of its programs; the research, teaching and service achievements of its world-class faculty; and the diversity and aptitude of its outstanding students and alumni. AAEP faculty are internationally distinguished for their body of interdisciplinary research in areas such as contemporary theory and philosophy; disability studies; gender studies; sexuality studies; Native American studies; critical race theory; critical multicultural arts education; community arts education; museum studies and much more. Additional information about AAEP faculty and departmental programs of study is available at

About Columbus: The largest campus of The Ohio State University is located in Columbus, the capital of Ohio. Columbus is the fastest growing city in the Midwest and the 14th largest city in the nation. Columbus offers a wide range of welcoming neighborhoods and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Additional information about all the Columbus area has to offer is available at

Application instructions: Apply for academic jobs online at: A complete application includes the following: A cover letter; a resume; a research statement summarizing the applicant’s research interests in relation to the arts, as well as their future goals and past research; a teaching statement; a diversity statement which should articulate your demonstrated commitments to contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring and/or outreach and engagement; two examples of the nominee’s scholarship (eg, articles, book chapters, creative scholarship, public scholarship); and three letters of recommendation. Applications received before November 15, 2022 will be given priority. Inquiries may be directed to the Research Committee Chair, Dr. JT Richardson ( Nomination is contingent on the university verifying credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including, but not limited to, a criminal background check. Finalists for any tenured professorship must sign a release and disclosure form, which will allow current or previous employers to share information with the University regarding any findings of employment-related misconduct or disciplinary proceedings against a candidate and/or any other ongoing investigations related to allegations of misconduct. This information should include findings and ongoing investigations regarding harassment, violence or sexual harassment; research misconduct; financial fraud or misconduct; violations of foreign influence, grant abuse or misconduct; and/or any other type of discovery or ongoing investigation regarding a candidate’s employer’s policies and rules governing faculty conduct that can reasonably be expected to affect the appointment of a candidate. a candidate. If the University becomes aware of a past finding of misconduct or ongoing investigations that have not been disclosed, the State of Ohio will treat it as a serious omission and reserves the right to rescind a offer or terminate employment.

The Ohio State University is committed to improving academic excellence. Recruiting, supporting and retaining faculty of the highest caliber is an essential part of this commitment. In support of this, the Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) established the Office of Dual Career and Faculty Relocation (DCFR) to focus on supporting new and prospective faculty. This support includes dual career services, relocation consultations and resources, and identifying opportunities to engage on campus and in the surrounding community. Although employment opportunities are not guaranteed, resources and consultation are available to support new and potential faculty partners as they consider The Ohio State University and throughout their transition. The Ohio State University is committed to creating a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. Over the next several years, The Ohio State University is committed to welcoming 350 new faculty hires, many of whom will help grow our role as a leading research university equipped to respond to and interrogate national societal challenges and critical global issues that discourage equality and inclusion. . We are sensitive to dual career families and strongly encourage work-life balance to support members of our community through a series of institutionalized policies.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or alumni status. protected fighter.

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