Faculty Positions - Division of Pulmonary Medicine

Columbus, Ohio
Commensurate with Experience
October 01 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Nationwide Children’s Hospital seeks an outstanding faculty candidate for recruitment at all ranks (assistant, associate or full professor). The individual should direct a research laboratory focused on pediatric pulmonary disease and/or relevant basic science areas.  Scientific areas of particular interest include cystic fibrosis (CF) to join our Cure CF Columbus Research and Development Program (C3 RDP, https://www.curecfcolumbus.org/), severe asthma, or primary ciliary dyskinesia. A track record of basic, translational, or clinical research is desired. The position will focus on expanding efforts in immunology, microbiology, and/or cell or gene therapy-based approaches to treating CF and other chronic lung diseases. 


The new faculty member will be expected to be an active participant in advancing the care of children with lung disorders by establishing an impactful and independent research program supported by extramural funding, developing basic and translational scientific collaborations, providing mentorship to colleagues, training the next generation of researchers, and participating in division  and research institute activities. The successful candidate should have an MD, MD/PhD, PhD, or equivalent degree, and will have a strong track record for publication in quality journals and current federal grant funding.


The Abigail Wexner Research Institute is ranked sixth nationally in NIH funding among free-standing children’s hospitals. Research programs are organized into 13 multidisciplinary Centers of Emphasis structured to encourage collaboration, facilitate team science and foster creativity.  The candidate’s center of emphasis would be commiserate with their research area of emphasis. Principal investigators are also faculty members at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and most are members of The Ohio State University, Department of Pediatrics and graduate programs at the university.


Ranked 7th on U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals for Pulmonology and Lung Surgery,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital lung disorders.


As Ohio’s state capital, Columbus and its surrounding metro area is a thriving, diverse, technologically sophisticated city with a population of over 2,000,000. Quality of life and cost of living is outstanding.


Inquiries and nominations are encouraged.  Please submit your CV and personal statement


via email to: Karen McCoy, MD Karen.McCoy@nationwidechildrens.org. All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


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