Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Research

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio is the only academic medical center in Central Ohio and ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News and World Report for 20 consecutive years!

We are committed to comprehensive patient care, high caliber research and innovative medical education for medical students, post-doctoral trainees and professional colleagues.The OSUCCC – James, located in Columbus, is one of 49 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer centers.

Both the OSUCCC and the Cancer Control Program earned the NCI’s highest ranking of “exceptional” during the last two CCC-designation grant cycles. The program includes 60 members located among eight colleges within The Ohio State University, and has program funding that totals $11 million per year (66 percent from the NCI), which includes P50, P01, U01, U10 and T32 grants. The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) is pleased to announce the availability of postdoctoral positions in our Cancer Prevention and Control Research T32 Training Program which focuses on cancer prevention, ranging from cancer risk and epidemiology (including tobacco) to health outcomes.

The program covers the full spectrum of cancer control and includes an important focus on health disparities. The training program is intended to contribute to the pipeline of young cancer control and prevention researchers who will become independent scientists. Education/Experience 

A MD, DO, DVM, DDS and or PhD degree; including MDs who completed clinical training, or are in clinical training and aspire to be physician-scientists. 

Interested candidates should send a copy of current CV, cover letter, personal data sheet, 1-page career goals statement and why, 2 examples of publications and 3 letters of reference by email to: peter.shields@osumc.edu 

Please send as one pdf document with bookmarks and file name as “Last name_First name_postdoc application.pdf” 

The Ohio State University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, participation in workshops and conferences, high-quality Shared Resources, and many opportunities for continued professional development.

The Ohio State University is situated in Columbus, Ohio, which is a vibrant and international city. Columbus is located within a short flight to the entire eastern seaboard and provides a unique blend of culture, sports and activities coupled with an excellent and affordable standard of living.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.