Faculty Positions in Center for Gene Therapy - Full-Time

Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, Ohio
Commensurate with experience level
September 14 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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Job Type

The Center for Gene Therapy at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital has immediate openings for junior tenure-track or senior tenured faculty principal investigator positions.  Applicants should hold PhD and/or MD degrees with a strong track record of research productivity. 

These positions hold joint appointments in the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University (OSU) College of Medicine (COM), such that employed candidates will hold the titles of Principal Investigator in the Center for Gene Therapy as well as Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the OSU COM.  Nationwide Children’s Hospital provides generous 5-year startup packages for new faculty recruits. 

The Center for Gene Therapy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is primarily focused on neuromuscular, neurological, and neurodegenerative diseases at pre-clinical, translational, and clinical stages of development, but will consider expanding areas of emphasis.  In addition, the Center is interested in other aspects of gene therapy, including but not limited to immunological issues associated with gene therapy, gene editing, and the development and production of AAV and other vector systems. 

Faculty in the Center for Gene Therapy are supported by pre-clinical and GMP clinical vector production facilities, a robust Office of Technology Commercialization, and a world-class Genomics core specializing in next-generation sequencing. In-house expertise in regulatory affairs, including IND development and submission, is provided through the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Drug and Device Development Services. 

In addition to extensive core facilities at Nationwide Children’s Hospital that are typically found at most research institutions, faculty have support from OSU resources and core facilities, including the OSU Center for Clinical and Translational Science and the OSU/NCH Muscle Group, and have the opportunity to train PhD or MD/PhD students in OSU graduate programs.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, a description of research goals and plans, and letters of support from three references to:

Kevin Flanigan, MD

Director, Center for Gene Therapy

Nationwide Children’s Hospital, WA3014

700 N. Children’s Drive

Columbus, Ohio  43205

Ph: 614-722-5615

c/o amanda.speakman@nationwidechildrens.org

To build a diverse workforce, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Ohio State University encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. EEO/AA employer.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. 

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