Faculty Positions in Anticancer Drug Discovery

Faculty Positions in Anticancer Drug Discovery

Ohio State University

Columbus, OH, United States

The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy (http://pharmacy.osu.edu/about/ medicinal-chemistry-pharmacognosy) is seeking three new tenure-track faculty in synthetic or natural products anticancer drug discovery. Individuals are sought to fill the following positions:

1) A full professor with a strong track record of funding, including current support from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), focused on the discovery of cancer therapeutics. Leadership opportunities are available with this position.

2) An associate or assistant professor focused on anticancer drug discovery. NCI funding is required at the associate professor level.

3) An associate or assistant professor specializing in computer-aided drug design and the in silico exploration of anticancer targets. NCI funding is required at the associate professor level.

Candidates must hold a PhD or an equivalent degree. These positions present translational opportunities, signifying a joint recruiting effort between the College of Pharmacy and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (OSUCCC, cancer.osu.edu). The OSUCCC is one of 49 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and has earned the NCI’s highest ranking of “exceptional” during the last two CCC-designation grant cycles. Our more than 340 cancer researchers, who collectively represent 11 of the 15 colleges at Ohio State, generate $90 million in research funding each year, including $54 million in NCI funding. In addition to partnerships with the OSUCCC, opportunities for collaboration exist within the College of Pharmacy (pharmacy.osu.edu), as well as with the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Arts and Sciences (chemistry.osu.edu), The Ohio State University Drug Development Institute (cancer.osu.edu/research-and-education/drug-development-institute), The Ohio State University Infectious Diseases Institute (idi.osu.edu), the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (ccts.osu.edu), the College of Medicine (medicine.osu.edu), the College of Veterinary Medicine (vet.osu.edu) as well as Nationwide Children’s Hospital (nationwidechildrens.org).

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF ADVANCE Institute and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer; members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Karl Werbovetz at werbovetz.1@osu.edu. Applications should include a CV, a research program summary, a description of future research directions and a list of three references as a single pdf file. Academic rank and appointment will be determined based on ability and level of accomplishments. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.