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Open Faculty Search (Professor, Assistant Prof, or Associate Prof) in Translational Neuroscience

The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Salary commensurate with previous training and experience.
Closing date
Jan 1, 2023

Open Faculty Search (Professor, Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor) in Translational Neuroscience

The Department of Neurological Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is initiating a search for multiple tenure track faculty positions; positions are available at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor levels.

The Department of Neurosurgery is innovating in translational neuroscience approaches to treat neurodegenerative and vascular brain diseases. Successful applicants will join a rapidly growing research environment dedicated to translating laboratory discoveries through preclinical basic science characterization to first in human clinical testing. The Ohio State University and the Department of Neurosurgery have newly organized research centers in cerebrovascular biology, neuroregeneration and gene therapy. These Institutes have strong institutional support and are building a multi-disciplinary, collaborative research environment to rapidly advance therapies to treat disease. Individuals with research interests in neuroscience (cognitive and behavioral, cell signaling, glial biology, neuro vascular, etc.), cerebrovascular biology, ischemic stroke, neuro-immunology, coagulation/fibrinolysis, neurophysiology and/or novel gene therapy approaches (viral, non-viral) to manipulate brain function in health and disease are encouraged to apply.

Any questions can be directed to the chair of the search, Dr. Paco Herson, through Dr. James Orfila at


Ph.D. and/or M.D degree, post-doctoral training, a commitment to basic and/or translational neuroscience, and a history of strong research productivity.

Individuals will be evaluated on their ability to establish innovative independent research programs, as well as develop collaborative areas of focus with existing programs.

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, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. 

Salary commensurate with previous training and experience.

Environment and Culture

The Ohio State University along with its academic partner The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is located in Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol and the 14th largest city in the United States. From historic communities and suburban living to college crowds and nightlife, Columbus is a friendly Midwestern town with a metropolitan style. The city is renowned for its leading technological companies, vast academic resources, thriving industry, an eclectic mix of entertainment, dining, and shopping, and easily accessible opportunities for sports and recreation for participants and fans alike. The University and Medical Center are home to an exciting, growth-oriented culture of innovation and discovery.


To be considered, please apply online.

Applications should include a research statement detailing planned independent research program, description of previous research experience and a detailed curriculum vitae (CV).

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