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Position: Quantitative Psychologist
Rank: Open Faculty Rank


The Department of Psychology at the Ohio State University seeks a Ph.D. quantitative psychologist or scholar with related training to join our nationally recognized program in quantitative psychology. Ideally, the successful candidate will be a specialist in one or more of the following: psychometrics and psychological testing (e.g., measurement theories and test construction, reliability and precision of measurement, types of validity, test norming, test and item bias), statistical modeling of measurement-related research topics (e.g., item response theory, factor analysis, structural equation modeling), and/or development of methods for longitudinal and time-series models, with special interest in applications for data analytics, functional neuroimaging, and other cross-cutting areas. Faculty in the quantitative area contribute to the behavioral science methodology literature as well as make significant contributions in other substantive areas (neuroscience, cognitive, clinical, developmental, social and decision psychology, Intellectual Developmental Disabilities and educational testing).


Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field prior to the employment start date. All applicants are expected to have strong and fundable research programs and to contribute to both graduate and undergraduate supervision and instruction.

Application Instructions:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received before November 15, 2016 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation. Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: Inquiries should be directed to Shannon Maan (

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