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Research Intensive Tenure Track Faculty Position in Oncology

The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Closing date
Mar 27, 2023

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Department: Veterinary Medicine | Veterinary Biosciences

The Department of Veterinary Biosciences (VBS), College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), in conjunction with the world-class NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) at The Ohio State University (OSU) is seeking applicants for 4 full-time tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.

Position Overview

The OSU Health Sciences campus is comprised of all major health science professions: Pharmacy, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry, Nursing, Allied Medical Professions, Public Health and Biomedical Sciences. These academic units are co-located and include a broad array of shared resources, the CCC, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, College of Engineering, College of Arts and Sciences, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, Institute for Materials Research, Center for Retrovirus Research, Infectious Disease Institute, and Drug Development Institute among others. The CVM has established the Signature Program in Comparative and Translational Oncology as a central research focus of the college, and this includes the Veterinary Medical Center Integrated Oncology (IO) Service consisting of 9 board-certified faculty specialists in medical, surgical, and radiation oncology. Applications by candidates who can engage in collaborative research efforts with other Signature Program members in the CVM, Veterinary Medical Center (VMC), and OSUCCC are encouraged, particularly in focus areas that include sarcomas, lymphomas, radiotherapy, cancer imaging, immuno-oncology, experimental therapeutics, and/or translational clinical trials in tumor-bearing dogs.

Candidate Qualifications/Attributes

We are seeking basic and translational scientists with outstanding academic credentials, a strong record of scholarly productivity, and a demonstrated emphasis on cancer research. Requirements include a doctorate degree (PhD, DVM, MD, or equivalent) and a demonstrated record of, or potential for, extramural funding. The successful applicants must also possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrate effectiveness in teamwork.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.  Interested individuals should attach the following materials to the online application:

  • a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans and the names (with a complete mailing address, phone and email) of at least three academic references.

Additional information regarding this search or the position, can be obtained by contacting Dr Michael Oglesbee, Professor Department of Veterinary Biosciences, at 614-292-9672 or 

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About the College of Veterinary Medicine:

Founded in 1885, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine has been a top-five program in the U.S. News & World Report rankings for the past decade and was ranked third among U.S. veterinary colleges and sixth in the world in the 2020 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings. Our ambition is to Be The Model™ comprehensive college of veterinary medicine in the world, impacting animal and human health through innovation, collaboration, and excellence.

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is a national leader in the education of professional and postgraduate students, research in veterinary and comparative medicine, and outreach to the community. More information about the College of Veterinary Medicine can be found at

Columbus is the largest and fastest-growing city in Ohio, with a vibrant blend of arts and culture; inspired culinary, fashion, music and entertainment scenes; exciting collegiate and professional sports; and an open, entrepreneurial spirit. With a burgeoning downtown, lively urban districts and a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods, it's a city that invites exploration (

Collegiality, civility, mutual support, and respect for others are strongly held values in the College of Veterinary Medicine. We support diverse beliefs and the free exchange of ideas and expect that faculty, staff, and students promote these values and apply them in a professional manner in all academic endeavors.

As part of this process, the university may conduct faculty misconduct background checks, see for more information.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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