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Open Faculty Search in Medicinal Chemistry

Employer
The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
Location
Columbus, Ohio
Salary
Based on rank and experience
Closing date
Sep 26, 2021
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The Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy in the College of Pharmacy at The Ohio State University (https://pharmacy.osu.edu/medicinal-chemistry-pharmacognosy) in collaboration with the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) invites applications for full-time tenure track academic appointments at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are looking for basic scientists with outstanding academic credentials, a strong record of scholarly productivity, and a demonstrated emphasis on cancer research. Areas of specialization could include drug discovery, synthetic medicinal chemistry, computational chemistry, screening of small molecules, or chemical biology, with clear relevance to cancer. The successful candidates will join faculty in the College of Pharmacy with broad interests in drug discovery and development, pharmaceutics, and pharmacology and will be well positioned to collaborate with a wide array of cancer researchers within the OSU CCC and across the University.

The Ohio State University is one of the largest public Universities with 200+ academic majors, strong programs in graduate education, and significant interdisciplinary interactions between the College of Pharmacy (https://pharmacy.osu.edu/) and all other colleges, especially the College of Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Engineering. This is complemented by an exceptional Comprehensive Cancer Center (https://cancer.osu.edu/), which provides the infrastructure and the resources for strong interdisciplinary interactions with a focus on translation, in a collegial and supportive research environment. The CCC shared resources are state of the art and offer access to cutting-edge technologies (https://cancer.osu.edu/for-cancer-researchers/resources-for-cancer-researchers/shared-resources). In addition, 2019 marked the launch of The Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology (PIIO) (https://cancer.osu.edu/piio), a comprehensive research initiative with a $100-plus million investment. The Ohio State University is located in Columbus, a vibrant, rapidly developing, and affordable city of almost one million, which was recognized by Money Magazine as one of the “6 best big cities” in the US.

Competitive start-up packages will be available to successful candidates to help them develop dynamic research programs. Additional funding is available through competitive, internal funding mechanisms administered by Pelotonia (https://pelotonia.org/), a grassroots annual bike ride that has raised over $217 million for cancer research at OSU. Pelotonia also supports new core equipment and select programmatic research efforts. The Ohio State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a priority to increase diversity in the scientific workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Applications should include a Letter of Interest, Curriculum Vitae, and Statement of Current and Future Research Plans, as well as the contact information of four academic references. Applications should be submitted prior to September 30, 2021 at https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/OSUCareers/job/Columbus-Campus/Medicinal-Chemistry-and-Pharmacognosy---Assistant-or-Associate-Professor_R22409

Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

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WELCOME TO THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY! More than 18,000 talented faculty and staff, with a wide variety of skills and backgrounds, support university and medical center operations every day. Working at Ohio State is rewarding on many levels - our faculty and staff enjoy excellent benefits, a team environment and challenging careers. Established in 1870, the University’s main campus is located in Columbus, Ohio’s capital and largest city. More than 48,000 students attend classes on the Columbus campus. •Ohio State ranks among U.S. News & World Report's Top 25 Public Universities in America and is number one in Ohio. •The Ohio State faculty now includes 22 members of national academies: five members of the National Academy of Sciences, nine members of the National Academy of Engineering, three members of the Institute of Medicine and five members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. •Research grants have increased by 80 percent over the past five years, to $426 million. •In 2003, there are a record-breaking 411 scholar-athletes, a 12 percent increase in one year and a 56 percent increase from the 263 scholar-athletes just seven years ago. Today, 48 percent of all student athletes have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. •U.S. News ranks many graduate/professional programs among the best in the nation, including Veterinary Medicine (6), Education (17), Fisher College of Business (19 - and 14 for undergraduate), Nursing (19), Engineering (24), Arts (28), Medicine and Public Health (37 - up from 44 last year), Moritz College of Law (38). •The number of National Merit Scholars in the Autumn 2003 freshman class is the largest ever at Ohio State. •Students have been recipients of such prestigious recognition as: Mellon Fellowships, Goldwater Scholarships, Truman Scholarships, NSF Graduate Fellowships, Udall Scholarships, and national defense and microbiology fellowships. •The Council for Advancement and Support of Education ranks Ohio State 15th in fund raising among nation's public universities. •Private support to the University is up 9% over last year. The total of $195.8 million is the second largest total in the University's history, with a new record for the most donors in a single year: 102,779.
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