Ohio State's Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology Seeks Multiple Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) is seeking experienced tenure-track faculty (basic as well as clinical researchers) to work in the recently announced Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology (PIIO) in the following research areas:

  • T-cell biology
  • Innate immunity and inflammation
  • Immune regulation and tolerance
  • Cell therapy, synthetic immunology, immunogenomics and cancer vaccines
  • Translational and clinical immuno-oncology (IO)
  • Immune monitoring and discovery

Led by founding director and renowned immunologist Zihai Li, MD, PhD, the PIIO is a comprehensive bench-to-bedside research initiative and represents Ohio State's commitment to grow the exciting area of immuno-oncology.

The OSUCCC – James is a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center and is rated “Exceptional,” the highest rating given to cancer centers by the NCI; is one of only a few centers funded by the NCI to conduct phase I and II clinical trials on novel anticancer drugs; and includes the third-largest freestanding cancer hospital in the country.

Candidates will have access to state-of-the-art laboratory spaces, cutting-edge core research facilities, acompetitive salary and start-up funding. Applicants must hold advanced degrees such as an MD, DVM, PharmD, PhD or MD/PhD. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an extramurally funded research program, perform collaborative research with others, participate in graduate and medical education, be board-certified and meet medical licensure requirements in Ohio for those also pursuing a clinical position. Located in Columbus, Ohio, The Ohio State University is anEOE/AA/M/F/D/V employer.

Send cover letter, CV, 2-3 page description of current and future research interests, and contact information for three references via email to Tamra Brooks at tamra.brooks@osumc.edu.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

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