Application Materials & Instructions

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Teaching and Mentoring Statement. Write 2-3 pages, single spaced narrative that includes:

  • Teaching
    • A personal vision for teaching and learning.
    • A description of teaching strategies or approaches for which you received training or have implemented.
    • Justification for those strategies, focusing on evidence-based practice, highlighting how to achieve an effective learning environment for all students regardless of their backgrounds, expectations, and needs. 
  • Mentoring
    • Your mentoring philosophy
    • Describe previous mentoring training and/or experience. 
    • State mentoring skills you consider fundamental, including those necessary to effectively mentor students with different cultural backgrounds and those belonging to groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM.

Research Statement. Write 3-5 pages (including figures and references), single spaced narrative that includes: 

  • Your research questions and their importance; how your research contributes to your field. 
  • Research plan and future research directions 
  • Identify potential collaborations and funding sources.
  • Broader impacts of your research (the potential to benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired societal outcomes)
  • Plan for student engagement in your research program including efforts to broaden participation of groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM.
  • If your research examines the intersectionality of engineering and social inequities, please explain how.

Computer Science and Engineering

Teaching Statement. Write a 1-2 pages narrative that includes:

  • A personal vision for teaching and learning.
  •  A description of teaching strategies or approaches that you have implemented or plan to implement. Focus on approaches that seek to incorporate design for equity in the educational process. 
  • Justification for those strategies, focusing on evidence-based practice, highlighting how to achieve an effective learning environment for all students regardless of their backgrounds, expectations, and needs.

Research Statement. Write a 2-3 pages narrative that includes:

  • Your research questions and their importance; how your research contributes to your field. Address how your research may have addressed elements of design equity. o Research plan and future research directions. Explain how your research will address bias and inequity in computational and/or physical aspects of engineering design.
  •  Identify potential collaborations and funding sources. 
  • Broader impacts of your research (the potential to benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired societal outcomes) 
  • Plan for student engagement in your research program including efforts to broaden participation of groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM.

Mentoring Statement. Write a 1-2 pages narrative that includes:

  •  Your mentoring philosophy
  • Previous mentoring training and/or experience
  • Mentoring skills, you consider fundamental, including those necessary to effectively mentor students with different cultural backgrounds and those belonging to groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM.

RAISE Social Determinants of Health

Teaching Statement. Write a 1-2 pages narrative that includes:

  • A personal vision for teaching and learning.
  • A description of teaching strategies or approaches that you have implemented or plan to implement. Focus on approaches that seek to incorporate the Social Determinants of Health in the educational process.
  • Justification for those strategies, focusing on evidence-based practice, highlighting how to achieve an effective learning environment for all students regardless of their backgrounds, expectations, and needs.

Research Statement. Write a 2-3 pages narrative that includes:

  • Your research questions and their importance; how your research contributes to your field. Address how your research may have addressed elements of health equity.
  • Research plan and future research directions. Explain how your research will help reduce the impact of the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) on vulnerable and disenfranchised communities.
  • Identify potential collaborations across disciplines as well as potential funding sources.
  • Broader impacts of your research (the potential to benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired societal outcomes)
  • Plan for student engagement in your research program including efforts to broaden participation of groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM.

Mentoring Statement. Write a 1-2 pages narrative that includes:

  • Your mentoring philosophy
  • Previous mentoring training and/or experience
  • Mentoring skills, you consider fundamental, including those necessary to effectively mentor students with different cultural backgrounds and those belonging to groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM

Biomedical Engineering

  • Teaching Statement. Write 1-2 pages, single spaced narrative that includes:
    • A personal vision for teaching and learning.
    • A description of courses (both existing and newly developed) that you are most interested and qualified to teach
    • A description of teaching strategies or approaches for which you received training or have implemented.
    • Justification for those strategies, focusing on evidence-based practice, highlighting how to achieve an effective learning environment for all students regardless of their backgrounds, expectations, and needs.
  • Research Statement. Write 1-2 pages, single spaced narrative that includes:
    • Your research questions and their importance; how your research contributes to your field
    • Research plan and future research directions
    • Identify potential collaborations and funding sources
    • Broader impacts of your research (the potential to benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired societal outcomes)
    • Plan for student engagement in your research program including efforts to broaden participation of groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM
    • If your research examines the intersectionality of engineering and social inequities, please explain how.
  • Mentoring Statement. Write 1-2 pages, single spaced narrative that includes:
    • Your mentoring philosophy
    • Describe previous mentoring training and/or experience
    • State mentoring skills you consider fundamental, including those necessary to effectively mentor students with different cultural backgrounds and those belonging to groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ohio Research Scholar in Sensor Systems

Teaching and Mentoring Statement. Write 1-3 pages, single spaced narrative that includes:

  •  A personal vision for teaching and learning.
  •  A description of teaching strategies or approaches for which you received training or have implemented.
  •  Justification for those strategies, focusing on evidence-based practice, highlighting how to achieve an effective learning environment for all students regardless of their backgrounds, expectations, and needs.
  • Your mentoring philosophy and previous mentoring training and/or experience. o Describe your mentorship plan for tenure-track faculty and research faculty, senior researchers, staff, and students, including those necessary to effectively mentor individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds and those belonging to groups identified by NSF (National Science Foundation) as historically underrepresented in STEM.

 Research Statement. Write 1-3 pages, single spaced narrative that includes:

  •  Your research questions and their importance; how your research contributes to the fields related to sensor systems.
  • Research plan and future research directions. o Identify potential collaborations and funding sources.
  • Broader impacts of your research (the potential to benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired societal outcomes).
  • Plan for student engagement in your research program including efforts to broaden participation of groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM.
  • If your research examines the intersectionality of engineering and social inequities, please explain how.

  Leadership Statement. Write 1-3 pages, single spaced narrative that includes:

  • Describe your vision setting and strategic planning for ECE/OSU in sensor systems.
  • Plan for development and growth of large research programs within ECE, including securing major collaborative research grants in the ECE strength areas.
  • Plan for engagement of potential research partners and other stakeholders within the College of Engineering and the University.
  • Plan for enhancing the public profile of the department.

ElectroScience Laboratory Director

Research Statement. Write 1-2 pages, single spaced narrative that includes:

  • Your research questions and their importance; how your research contributes to your field.
  • Research plan and future research directions
  • Identify potential collaborations and funding sources.
  • Broader impacts of your research (the potential to benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired societal outcomes)
  •  Plan for student engagement in your research program including efforts to broaden participation of groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM.
  • If your research examines the intersectionality of engineering and social inequities, please explain how.

Teaching, Mentoring, and Leadership Statement. Write 2-4 pages, single spaced narrative that includes:

  • A personal vision for teaching and learning.
  • A description of teaching strategies or approaches for which you received training or have implemented.
  • Justification for those strategies, focusing on evidence-based practice, highlighting how to achieve an effective learning environment for all students regardless of their backgrounds, expectations, and needs.
  • Your mentoring philosophy and previous mentoring training and/or experience.
  • Describe your mentorship plan for tenure-track faculty and research faculty, senior researchers, staff, and students, including those necessary to effectively mentor individuals with different cultural backgrounds and those belonging to groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM.
  • Describe your vision setting and strategic planning for the ElectroScience Laboratory (ESL).
  • Plan for development and growth of large research programs within the ESL, including securing major collaborative research grants in the ESL strength areas.
  • Plan for engagement of potential research partners and other stakeholders within the College of Engineering and the University.
  • Plan for Plans for enhancing the public profile of the laboratory and external relations with government, industry, and alumni.

Engineering Education

Teaching and Mentoring Statement. Write 2-3 pages, double spaced narrative that includes:

  • Teaching
    • A personal vision for teaching and learning.
    • A description of teaching strategies or approaches for which you received training or have implemented.
    • Justification for those strategies, focusing on evidence-based practice, highlighting how to achieve an effective learning environment for all students regardless of their backgrounds, expectations, and needs.
  •  Mentoring
    • Your mentoring philosophy
    • Describe previous mentoring training and/or experience.
    • State mentoring skills you consider fundamental, including those necessary to effectively mentor students with different cultural backgrounds and those belonging to groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM.

Research Statement. Write 1-2 pages, single spaced narrative that includes:

  • Your research questions and their importance; how your research contributes to your field.
  • Research plan and future research directions
  • Identify potential collaborations and funding sources.
  • Broader impacts of your research (the potential to benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired societal outcomes)
  • Plan for student engagement in your research program including efforts to broaden participation of groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM.
  • If your research examines the intersectionality of engineering and social inequities, please explain how.

Values Statement. Write 1-2 pages, double spaced narrative about efforts in your research, teaching, and/or outreach and engagement that reflect Ohio State’s Shared Values and that might further advance our mission and institutional excellence.

The Ohio State University’s Shared Values include Excellence and Impact, Diversity and Innovation, Inclusion and Equity, Care and Compassion, and Integrity and Respect. Our university community welcomes differences, encourages open-minded exploration and courageous thinking, and upholds freedom of expression. We define diversity broadly and value multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to demographic, religion, country of origin, perspective, ability status, and background. 

Ohio State prides itself on welcoming a wide range of viewpoints and providing opportunities for all to deepen and develop their intellectual curiosities. As a land-grant university, we recognize and understand that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body in which all may engage in open dialogue, be exposed to new ideas and perspectives, belong, and feel valued and included is essential to our efforts in meeting our mission of academic excellence and public service.

Knowlton School

Teaching and Mentoring Statement. Write 1-2 pages, single spaced narrative that includes: 

  • A personal vision for teaching and learning. 
  • A description of teaching strategies or approaches for which you received training or have implemented.  
  • Justification for those strategies, focusing on evidence-based practice, highlighting how to achieve an effective learning environment for all students regardless of their backgrounds, expectations, and needs. 
  • Your mentoring philosophy.
  • Describe previous mentoring training and/or experience.  
  • State mentoring skills you consider fundamental, including those necessary to effectively mentor students with different cultural backgrounds and those belonging to groups identified as historically underrepresented in architecture. 

Research Statement/Creative Practice Statement. Write 1-2 pages, single spaced narrative that includes: 

  • Your research questions and their importance; how your research contributes to your field. 
  • Research plan and future research directions. o Identify potential collaborations and funding sources. 
  • Broader impacts of your research (the potential to benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired societal outcomes).
  • Plan for student engagement in your research program including efforts to broaden participation of groups identified as historically underrepresented in architecture.
  • If your research examines the intersectionality of architecture and social inequities, please explain how.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Teaching Statement. Write 1-2 pages, single spaced narrative that includes:

  • A personal vision for teaching and learning.
  • A description of teaching strategies or approaches for which you received training or have implemented.
  • Justification for those strategies, focusing on evidence-based practice, highlighting how to achieve an effective learning environment for all students regardless of their backgrounds, expectations, and needs.

Research Statement. Write 1-2 pages, single spaced narrative that includes:

  • Your research questions and their importance; how your research contributes to your field.
  • Research plan and future research directions
  • Identify potential collaborations and funding sources.
  • Broader impacts of your research (the potential to benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired societal outcomes)
  • Plan for student engagement in your research program including efforts to broaden participation of groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM.
  • If your research examines the intersectionality of engineering and social inequities, please explain how.

Mentoring Statement. Write 1-2 pages, double spaced narrative that includes:

  • Your mentoring philosophy
  • Describe previous mentoring training and/or experience if applicable.
  • State mentoring skills you consider fundamental, including those necessary to effectively mentor students with different cultural backgrounds and those belonging to groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM.

Biomechanics Position  

Teaching Statement. Write 1-2 pages, narrative that includes:

  • A personal vision for teaching and learning.
  • A description of teaching strategies or approaches for which you received training or have implemented. 
  • Justification for those strategies, focusing on evidence-based practice, highlighting how to achieve an effective learning environment for all students regardless of their backgrounds, expectations, and needs.

Research Statement. Write 1-4 pages, narrative that includes:

  • Your research questions and their importance; how your research contributes to your field and beyond
  • Research plan and future research directions 
  • Identify potential collaborations and funding sources
  • Plan for student engagement in your research program, including efforts to broaden participation of groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM
  • If your research examines the intersectionality of engineering and social inequities, please explain how.

Mentoring Statement. Write 1-2 pages, narrative that includes:

  • Your mentoring philosophy
  • Describe previous mentoring training and/or experience if applicable. 
  • State mentoring skills you consider fundamental, including those necessary to effectively mentor students with different cultural backgrounds and those belonging to groups identified by NSF as historically underrepresented in STEM.