The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Faculty Research Scientist - Division of Pediatric Rheumatology

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Columbus, OH, United States

The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking an outstanding Faculty Research Scientist to join our team. Basic, translational and clinical research investigators with M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent earned doctoral degrees with strong commitment to becoming independent investigators and leaders in pediatric rheumatology are invited to apply. Emphasis will be placed on the applicant’s track record of high quality research and promise of future independently funded research.  Academic rank with the opportunity for tenure track will be determined commensurate with experience and academic performance

The Pediatric Rheumatology Division includes seven pediatric rheumatology faculty, two nurse practitioners and has an ACGME-approved fellowship program, accepting one fellow per year. The clinic has a large and diverse patient population and specialized clinical programs in juvenile idiopathic arthritis, musculoskeletal ultrasound, lupus and scleroderma. Our division is a site for the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA), Pediatric Rheumatology Collaborative Study Group (PRCSG) and Pediatric Rheumatology Care and Outcomes Improvement Network (PR-COIN). In addition, several active clinical trials and natural history studies are conducted through the division which has a staff of two full time clinical research coordinators. Close collaboration with Rheumatology and other divisions and centers at Ohio State University allows for a very rich pool of potential mentors, collaborators and post-doctoral trainees.

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists.

The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., and is organized into 13 multidisciplinary Centers of Emphasis structured to encourage collaboration, facilitate team science, and foster creativity. AWRI encompasses three research facilities totaling 525,000 square feet dedicated to research.  

Columbus, Ohio is the 15th largest city in the United States. The cost of living is very affordable with excellent schools and there is plenty to do, including fine dining, the symphony, professional and amateur theater, a science museum, three art museums, an exceptional zoo and a full array of college sports, as well as professional hockey and soccer teams.

Interested candidates are invited to apply…

For questions, please contact:

Stacy Ardoin, MD Chief, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology



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Faculty Research Scientist - Division of Pediatric Rheumatology