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Assistant or Associate Professor

The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Not specified
Closing date
Sep 22, 2023

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Field of specialization
Education, Pharmaceutical
Work Function
Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Assistant or Associate Professor
The Ohio State University  

Columbus, OH




Pharmacy | Medicinal Chemistry




The Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy in the College of Pharmacy at The Ohio State University ( in collaboration with the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) invites applications for a full-time tenure track academic appointment 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 commitment to cancer-related 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 candidate 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 ( 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 (, 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 ( 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 a successful candidate to help them develop a dynamic research program. Additional funding is available through competitive, internal funding mechanisms administered by Pelotonia (, a grassroots annual bike ride that has raised over $250 million for cancer research at OSU. Pelotonia also supports new core equipment and select programmatic research efforts. The Ohio State University’s Shared Values include Excellence and Impact, Diversity and Innovation, Inclusion and Equity, Care and Compassion, and Integrity and Respect. Our university community welcomes differences, encourages open-minded exploration and courageous thinking, and upholds freedom of expression. We define diversity broadly and value multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to demographic, religion, country of origin, perspective, ability status, and background.




Ohio State prides itself on welcoming a wide range of viewpoints and providing opportunities for all to deepen and develop their intellectual curiosities. As a land-grant university, we recognize and understand that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body in which all may engage in open dialogue, be exposed to new ideas and perspectives, belong, and feel valued and included is essential to our efforts in meeting our mission of academic excellence and public service.




Applicants are asked to include a Letter of Interest, Curriculum Vitae, and Statement of Current and Future Research Plans. Candidates are encouraged to apply prior to September 30, 2023. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.




Tenure-faculty (regardless of rank) - persons with the titles of professor, associate professor, assistant professor and instructor who serve on appointments totaling 50% or more service to the university and who are eligible for tenure or who have obtained tenure. Duties and responsibilities are assigned in accordance with the workload guidelines laid out in the pattern of administration of each faculty member’s tenure initiation unit (TIU) and, as appropriate, regional campus; obligations will include research, service and/or teaching or clinical practice. These faculty will have earned a doctorate or other terminal degree in the relevant field of study or possession of equivalent experience.




Interested candidates can apply




The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law. Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.


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