Faculty Job Opportunities

Faculty — Open-Rank, Tenure-Track at Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Level

The Ohio State University College of Nursing invites applications for an inquisitive and outcomes-focused professional to join our team through open-rank, tenure-track faculty at an assistant, associate or full professor level.

Ohio State’s College of Nursing ranks in the top 15 nationally in National Institutes of Health funding and invests in building innovative, multi-disciplinary research teams that can effectively and creatively address the nation’s most pressing health and healthcare challenges. Our faculty conduct research across a variety of settings (i.e. acute/critical care, outpatient, community-based) and manage active, funded research programs through our two research centers: the Martha S. Pitzer Center for Women, Children and Youth, and the Center for Healthy Aging, Self-Management and Complex Care. We are also seeking faculty to provide contributions across a wide array of areas, including health services research and the use of emerging technologies.

Our ideal faculty candidate will have a PhD in nursing or other health and social science field and is expected to sustain an independent research program. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated success in research appropriate to rank, including a track record of publication and extramural funding. While the position will primarily focus on research, prior teaching and mentoring experience is desirable.

To build a diverse workforce, The Ohio State University encourages applications from all individuals. Ohio State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

The capital city of Columbus is a thriving metropolitan community and a great place to live, work and raise a family. The College of Nursing’s culture encourages inspirational teaching, cutting-edge research, fearless exploration of healthcare innovation and a powerful belief in wellness.

Start date and appointment type (9- or 12-month) is negotiable.

The university's official application for this position can be found on Workday at this link.

Executive Director for Faculty Practice and Entrepreneurship (nurse practitioner)

The Ohio State University College of Nursing is nationally renowned for its leadership in healthcare innovation, practice and wellness promotion, areas that will only grow in significance and stature in a post-pandemic world. To build on that leadership and put our awesome ideas into practice to help people in communities large and small, the College of Nursing is seeking an experienced and passionate Executive Director for Faculty Practice and Entrepreneurship.

This leader will serve as the executive Nurse Practitioner to expand nursing faculty practice for the college, with responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Plans, develops, launches, leads and manages faculty clinical practice opportunities to deliver care to populations of patients that focuses on the prevention and evidence-based management of chronic conditions to elevate employee wellness, including regular, evidence-based screenings and health promotion and education, provided by a care team that integrates mental health services to improve health outcomes with the inclusion of telehealth as a means for care delivery
  • Collaborates with College of Nursing colleagues, such as Buckeye Wellness and Million Hearts® colleagues, and partners with external organizations for the development, proposal and execution of current and new clinical opportunities to provide employee wellness and chronic disease prevention and management programs
  • Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of clients
  • Formulates treatment plans and prescribes medication, traditional and nontraditional therapy based on evidence
  • Evaluates the quality of care provided and recommends changes for improvement in the delivery of care
  • Maintains provision of preventive health services for patients (screening, risks assessment, immunizations, etc.)
  • Teaches and mentors health professional students on theoretical and practical implications of care delivery by providers
  • Serves as preceptor for RN and NP students and medical students

Candidates must hold a doctorate degree with national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Ohio State licensure as an RN and APN. Candidates must also have or be able to obtain prescriptive authority in Ohio and a DEA license, with at least five years’ practice experience as an FNP and demonstrated success in a progressively responsible management capacity with strategic or long-range planning experience. An FNP who has managed his/her own practice and/or has business experience is highly preferred.

Ohio’s capital city of Columbus is a thriving metropolitan community and a great place to live, work and raise a family. The College of Nursing’s culture encourages inspirational teaching, cutting-edge research, fearless exploration of healthcare innovation and holds a powerful belief in wellness.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law. We are committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential.

The university's official application for this position can be found on Workday at this link.

Associated Faculty

The Ohio State University College of Nursing invites applications for faculty to assist with supervision of students in the clinic, classroom and/or laboratory setting. Faculty assigns students; supervises student patient care delivery; assesses and evaluates skill development; teaches and evaluates nursing technique in the classroom and laboratory setting; holds seminars; maintains records; provides reports; and updates teaching materials as necessary.

Our ideal faculty candidate will have a doctoral degree. An Ohio RN license is required for those who are nurses, and an Ohio APRN license is required for those who are advanced practice registered nurses. Two years of experience in a related discipline are required, and experience in education is preferred.

To build a diverse workforce, The Ohio State University encourages applications from all individuals. Ohio State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

The capital city of Columbus is a thriving metropolitan community and a great place to live, work and raise a family. The College of Nursing’s culture encourages inspirational teaching, cutting-edge research, fearless exploration of healthcare innovation and a powerful belief in wellness.

Title, FTE, supervisor, appointment length and job duties may vary.

The university's official application for this position can be found on Workday at this link.

Open Rank Faculty — Women's Health

The Martha S. Pitzer Center for Women, Children and Youth of The Ohio State University College of Nursing invites applications for a new open-rank tenure track women’s health faculty position, specifically specializing in maternal/child health. Ranked in the top 20 in National Institutes of Health funding among U.S. colleges of nursing, Ohio State’s College of Nursing is investing in multi-disciplinary research teams that can effectively and creatively address the nation’s most pressing health and healthcare challenges. Pitzer Center faculty have active federally-funded programs of research in the areas of women’s health, cancer prevention, control  and survivorship, care of children and infants with complex health needs, pediatric obesity and pediatric health services research.

The faculty member is expected to maintain an independent research program while collaborating with Pitzer Center faculty to build a growing women’s health program of research within the Center. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated success in research in the area of maternal/child health as well as the ability to engage with the African American community that is burdened with infant mortality. The candidate should have relevant publications and evidence of community engagement skills. For senior hires, a robust trajectory of external funding. While the position will primarily focus on research, prior teaching and mentoring experience is desirable.

The start date and appointment type (9- or 12-month) are negotiable.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement and contact information for three or more references, including one that addresses community engagement, to Dr. Karen Patricia Williams (Williams.5963@osu.edu) and Dr. Dianne Morrison-Beedy, chair of the Faculty Search Committee (Morrison-Beedy.1@osu.edu).

Oncology and Aging — Open-Rank, Tenure-Track

The Center for Healthy Aging, Self-Management and Complex Care at The Ohio State University College of Nursing invites applications for an inquisitive and outcomes-focused professional to join our team through a new open-rank, tenure-track oncology and aging faculty position.

Ohio State’s College of Nursing ranks in the top 20 nationally in National Institutes of Health funding and invests in innovative, multi-disciplinary research teams that can effectively and creatively address the nation’s most pressing health and healthcare challenges. Our faculty conduct research across a variety of settings (i.e. acute/critical care, outpatient, community-based) and manage active, funded research programs focused on areas including cardiovascular health, cognitive impairment neuroscience and family caregiving, self-management in chronic diseases, oncology, safety and the use of technology.

Our ideal faculty candidate will have a PhD in nursing or other health and social science field and is expected to maintain an independent research program while collaborating with Center faculty to build a growing aging and oncology health program of research within the Center. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated success in research, with preference given to mid-career and senior-level scientists with a track record of significant extramural funding and publications. While the position will primarily focus on research, prior teaching and mentoring experience is desirable.

This faculty member will have opportunity to collaborate with The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James). The OSUCCC-James is committed to providing the community/region it serves with high quality services in cancer detection, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and survivorship as one of the nation’s 11 free-standing “cancer only” hospitals which, with 308 beds, is one of the largest PPS-exempt hospitals in the United States (2900+ FTEs). As an NCI-designated Cancer program, the OSUCCC-James encompasses over 350,000 outpatient and clinic patient visits, more than 12,500 hospital admissions and over 9,000 surgeries per year. The OSUCCC-James has a particular focus on addressing the needs of older adults with cancer.

To build a diverse workforce, Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. Ohio State is an EEO/AA Employer. 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.

The capital city of Columbus is a thriving metropolitan community and a great place to live, work and raise a family. The College of Nursing’s culture encourages inspirational teaching, cutting-edge research, fearless exploration of healthcare innovation and a powerful belief in wellness.

Start date and appointment type (9- or 12-month) is negotiable.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and contact information for three or more references to Dianne Morrison-Beedy, PhD, RN, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, chair of the Faculty Search Committee at Morrison-Beedy.1@osu.edu. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Director of Nursing Research — College of Nursing and The James Comprehensive Cancer Center

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James) and The Ohio State University College of Nursing (OSU CON) invite applications for the leadership role of Director of Nursing Research. We are seeking an experienced nurse researcher who has made contributions to oncology and nursing research.

The OSUCCC-James is committed to providing the community/region it serves with high quality services in cancer detection, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and survivorship as one of the nation’s 11 free-standing “cancer only” hospitals which, with 308 beds, is one of the largest PPS-exempt hospitals in the United States (2900+ FTEs). As an NCI-designated Cancer program, the OSUCCC-James encompasses over 350,000 outpatient and clinic patient visits, more than 12,500 hospital admissions and over 9,000 surgeries per year. The Director of Nursing Research will oversee all nursing research professional practice roles in The James and will collaborate with the OSU CON’s 114 faculty members and the student population.

The Director of Nursing Research will promote and enhance both nursing and transdisciplinary research activities at The OSUCCC-James and the OSU College of Nursing. This individual will develop and foster research opportunities for faculty, clinicians and students, consistent with the strategic plan for the OSUCCC-James and the OSU CON. The primary focus of the individual holding this position is to mentor nursing staff to conduct research as well as to mentor pre- and post-doctoral fellows. It is also expected that this person will participate in the translational research and dissemination core of the new Fuld National Institute of EBP that is housed in the College of Nursing. The role will have a tenured/tenure track position with the OSU College of Nursing.

The Director of Nursing Research is a member of the OSUCCC-James senior nursing leadership team and, as such, contributes to the development and execution of the organization’s mission, vision, values and strategic plan. This senior nursing leader will be responsible for providing vision, strategic direction and leadership for nursing research to the OSUCC-James community of nurses. He/She will also be a member of the faculty at the OSU CON.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold a PhD in nursing and curriculum vitae that demonstrates progressive contribution to the body of oncology nursing research and experience working in an academic medical center. Other desired qualities include a commitment to diversity, interprofessional education and collaboration with other health disciplines, and the ability to mentor clinical nurses as well as students at all levels.

Work in one of the country’s top health systems and receive a comprehensive compensation package including competitive pay, outstanding benefits including paid parental leave, medical, dental and vision, state retirement options, 100% employer paid tuition to OSU toward furthering your education and tuition assistance for dependents/spouse as well as access to University recreational/sports facilities and activities.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Tobacco Free.

If you, or if you know a colleague who would be interested, please contact VP and Dean Bernadette Melnyk at melnyk.15@osu.edu or Precious Suchora Farroni at precious.suchora@osumc.edu.

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.

Data Scientist or Health Services Researcher — Open-Rank, Tenure-Track

The Center for Healthy Aging, Self-Management and Complex Care at The Ohio State University College of Nursing invites applications for an inquisitive and outcomes-focused professional to join our team through a new open-rank, tenure-track data scientist or health services researcher faculty position.

Ohio State’s College of Nursing ranks in the top 20 nationally in National Institutes of Health funding and invests in innovative, multi-disciplinary research teams that can effectively and creatively address the nation’s most pressing health and healthcare challenges. Our faculty conduct research across a variety of settings (i.e. acute/critical care, outpatient, community-based) and manage active, funded research programs focused on areas including cardiovascular health, cognitive impairment neuroscience and family caregiving, self-management in chronic diseases, oncology, safety and the use of technology.

Our ideal faculty candidate will have a PhD in nursing or other health and social science field or a PhD in computational biology and/or informatics and is expected to maintain an independent health services program of research with a focus on aging populations within the Center. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated success in research evidenced by a track record of publication and, for senior hires, a robust trajectory of external funding. While the position will primarily focus on research, prior teaching and mentoring experience is desirable.

To build a diverse workforce, Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. Ohio State is an EEO/AA Employer. 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.

The capital city of Columbus is a thriving metropolitan community and a great place to live, work and raise a family. The College of Nursing’s culture encourages inspirational teaching, cutting-edge research, fearless exploration of healthcare innovation and a powerful belief in individual wellness.

Start date and appointment type (9- or 12-month) is negotiable.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and contact information for three or more references to Dianne Morrison-Beedy, PhD, RN, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, chair of the Faculty Search Committee at Morrison-Beedy.1@osu.edu. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Research Science Faculty – Open-Rank, Tenure-Track at Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Level

The Ohio State University College of Nursing invites applications for an inquisitive and outcomes-focused professional to join our team through a new open-rank, tenure-track Research Science Faculty at an assistant, associate or full professor level.

Ohio State’s College of Nursing ranks in the top 20 nationally in National Institutes of Health funding and invests in innovative, multi-disciplinary research teams that can effectively and creatively address the nation’s most pressing health and healthcare challenges. Our faculty conduct research across a variety of settings (i.e. acute/critical care, outpatient, community-based) and manage active, funded research programs focused on areas including cardiovascular health, cognitive impairment neuroscience and family caregiving, self-management in chronic diseases, oncology, safety and the use of technology.

Our ideal faculty candidate will have a PhD in nursing or other health and social science field and is expected to maintain an independent research program. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated success in research evidenced by a track record of publication and a robust trajectory of extramural funding. While the position will primarily focus on research, prior teaching and mentoring experience is desirable.

To build a diverse workforce, Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. Ohio State is an EEO/AA Employer. 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.

The capital city of Columbus is a thriving metropolitan community and a great place to live, work and raise a family. The College of Nursing’s culture encourages inspirational teaching, cutting-edge research, fearless exploration of healthcare innovation and a powerful belief in wellness.

Start date and appointment type (9- or 12-month) is negotiable.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and contact information for three or more references to Dianne Morrison-Beedy, PhD, RN, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, chair of the Faculty Search Committee at Morrison-Beedy.1@osu.edu. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.