Developmental Biology Division Director Faculty Opportunity at Cincinnati Children's

Cincinnati Childrens
Cincinnati, Ohio
Executive compensation and benefit package, executive incentive plan , retirement & relo assistance
Closing date
Sep 20, 2022

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Life Sciences, Developmental Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty, Other
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Developmental Biology Division Director Faculty Opportunity at Cincinnati Children's

The Director of the Division of Developmental Biology at Cincinnati Children’s is a central leadership position at a world-leading pediatric healthcare institution. Faculty in the division investigate fundamental mechanisms of development at the molecular, cellular, organismal, physiological, or systems levels. Working in a pediatric hospital also provides a unique opportunity to accelerate translational studies that impact child health. The Developmental Biology division is committed to training and is home of the University of Cincinnati Graduate Program in Molecular and Developmental Biology.

The Director of Developmental Biology will provide the strategic vision to lead and cultivate an environment conducive to transformative research. The Director must be an academic leader in the field of Developmental Biology, with an active and vigorous research program. Additionally, the Director should demonstrate strong leadership, administrative, and management abilities, and uncompromising integrity and ethics. The successful candidate will be an established or emerging leader in the field who is committed to advancing the field through research, education, and mentorship. In addition, the candidate must facilitate communication, collaboration, trust, credibility, and confidence among divisional faculty and across Cincinnati Children’s.


  • PhD, MD/PhD, or MD/DO degree, or equivalent.
  • Qualified for Associate or Full Professor Rank, Tenure Track at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Extensive knowledge of research in the field of Developmental Biology.
  • Outstanding academic credentials with an established or emerging leadership record.
  • Extensive experience within the academic medical center setting and working with a culturally diverse population.
  • An uncompromising commitment to excellence in research and education. Experience leading a faculty group.
  • Ability to develop a collaborative vision, with a history for successfully implementing new initiatives that advance the field of developmental biology.
  • Experience with leadership and management of financial and other resources.
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting, retaining, and mentoring top faculty and students.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that build and maintain trust with faculty, staff, administration, trainees, and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing and actively promoting diversity.
  • Respect for the tradition of collaborative science at Cincinnati Children’s.


Cincinnati Children’s

Cincinnati Children’s consistently ranks as one of the top pediatric hospitals among Honor Roll Hospitals, in U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospital's Ranking.  Cincinnati Children’s is one of the world’s largest centers devoted to pediatric medical research with more than 1.4 million square feet of research laboratory space and $250 million in external grant funding annually. 

Cincinnati Children’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

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