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The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Department of Neurology, in conjunction with The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, and the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (OSUCCC-James), seeks a talented physician scientist to lead the Division of Neuro-Oncology.   This leadership position will be under the direction of Dr. Benjamin Segal, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology, and Director of the Neuroscience Research Institute.


The Division of Neuro-Oncology offers a broad array of clinical, research and educational opportunities. It is composed of a high interactive team of physicians and scientists, nurse practitioners, nurses and clinical trial coordinators, and supports a thriving clinical fellowship program. The Division of Neuro-oncology has strong collaborative relationships with colleagues in Radiation Oncology, Neuroradiology and Neurosurgery.


The division director position comes with a robust portfolio of discretionary funds, and a generous start-up package that will help support the candidate’s personal research program and allow the recruitment of additional bench scientists, physician scientists, and/ or clinical trialists in Neuro-oncology. The Division Director will report to the Chair of Neurology of the OSU College of Medicine, and work closely with leadership in the Department of Neurology and the OSUCCC-James. The position is located on the OSUWMC main campus.


The ideal Division Director candidate will be a national leader in the field of neuro-oncology. Ideally, the successful candidate will have:


  • Strong faculty academic experience, with a track record of extramural funding and mentorship;

  • Strong track record of clinical operations leadership;


  • Demonstrated leadership skills in building innovative programs as well as recruiting and retaining faculty;


  • Prior demonstrated commitment to recruitment, development, and retention of women, underserved minorities, and disability status;


  • Subspecialty fellowship training in Neuro-Oncology and Diplomate in Neuro-oncology from the United Council for Neurological Subspecialties;


  • Eligibility for Ohio medical licensure;


  • ABPN certification in Neurology;


  • Experience and interest in directing a clinical brain tumor program and neuro- oncology fellowship training program are preferred;


  • An active, investigator initiated research program supported by extramural grants.


The OSUCCC-James is the only cancer program in the United States that features a National Cancer Institute (NCI) – designated comprehensive cancer center aligned with a nationally ranked academic medical center and a freestanding cancer hospital on the campus of one of the nation’s largest public universities.

The OSUCCC-James is the third largest cancer hospital in the nation with a 356-bed adult patient-care component and a 36 bed BMT unit.  The OSUCCC-James is one of the top cancer hospitals in the nation as ranked by U.S. News & World Report and has achieved Magnet® designation for quality patient care and professional nursing practice. At 21 floors with more than 1.1 million square feet, The OSUCCC-James is a new, transformational facility that fosters collaboration and integration of cancer research and clinical cancer care.

This position comes with a highly competitive compensation and benefits package.


To learn more about this position or apply, please send inquiries with cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

David E. Cohn, MD, MBA                                                               Raphael E. Pollock, MD, PhD, FACS
Chief Medical Officer                                                                      Director, OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center

James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Inst                           James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Inst

Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology                                Professor, Department of Surgery                                                     

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.


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