College of Pharmacy


Translational Genomicist


Assistant or Associate Professor

Discovery Themes Focus Areas

Translational Data Analytics


The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy and the College of Veterinary Medicine announce a new tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor; with the primary appointment in the College of Pharmacy.  This position is partially funded by Ohio State's Discovery Themes Initiative, a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact, and is part of the Data Analytics Collaborative ( 

Faculty have access to the many Centers, Institutes, and core facilities on campus.  In addition to collaborations within the Colleges of Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine, there are clinical/translational collaboration opportunities within The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, as well as at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  A broad array of shared resources is available nearby and across the University campus to support basic, translational and clinical research.

The Health Sciences campus at The Ohio State University is among the most comprehensive in the world and comprises Colleges and Schools representing all major health science professions: Pharmacy, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry, Nursing, Allied Medical Professions, Public Health and Biomedical Sciences. These academic units are co-located on the University campus along with the College of Engineering, College of Arts and Sciences, the Mathematical Biosciences Institute, the Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, Institute for Materials Research, the Center for Retrovirus Research, the Drug Discovery Institute and multiple other centers and institutes.


The successful applicant will have a research program using genomics and/or proteomics to discover new approaches to optimize drug therapies.    

The cross-college nature of the position provides a structure to conduct translational research; collaborative interactions with the Veterinary Medicine Clinical Trials Office and the Clinical Trials enterprise at the OSU Wexner Medical Center are expected.  Collaboration opportunities exist with faculty working with pre-clinical models, companion animal clinical trials, and human subjects research to optimize drug therapies through predictive modeling. The successful candidate is expected to establish and/or maintain an externally funded research program and to train graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. Applicants at the Associate Professor level should have an extramurally funded research program.  

Associate Professor level should have an extramurally funded research program.

Application Instructions

Applicants should include a statement of research interests and a current curriculum vita. Initial enquiries will be kept confidential. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please send applications to:
Cynthia Carnes, PharmD, PhD
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies.
College of Pharmacy
The Ohio State University
500 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1291
Tel. (614) 292-1715; E-mail 

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF ADVANCE Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

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.