About this job
The Havener Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at The Ohio State University is a growing practice. We are currently seeking applicants for a full-time clinician or clinician-scientist faculty position in the specialty area of Ocular Oncology. This is an open search for tenure or non-tenure track at the Assistant Professor level or higher, commensurate with experience. Faculty candidates will be responsible for patient care, research, and education primarily in our new OSU multi-specialty medical office buildings and surgical suites in the metro Columbus area. Participation in coverage at Columbus VA is also required.
The Ohio State University prides itself on being one of the largest universities in the country. The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has been established for over 100 years. The Havener Eye Institute has its primary location in the Eye and Ear Institute building near campus. We have newly constructed state-of-the-art facilities that include on-site outpatient surgical centers. We strive to provide the highest quality of care for our patients with the latest surgical equipment and instrumentation. It is in Columbus, Ohio- a vibrant community with a culturally diverse 1.8 million population base. Columbus is consistently ranked at the top in nearly every category - economic growth, things to do, affordable cost of living, and a great place to raise a family. The cost of living is low and there are many sporting, dining, and recreational opportunities in the city (Check out ). Columbus is home to several Fortune 500 companies and ranks in Money Magazines picks as one of the ten best big cities.
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC - James):
The OSUCCC - James strives to create a cancer-free world by integrating scientific research with excellence in education and patient-centered care, a strategy that leads to better methods of prevention, detection, and treatment. Ohio State is one of 52 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer centers and one of only a few centers funded by the NCI to conduct both phase I and II clinical trials on anticancer drugs sponsored by the NCI. At Ohio State, more than 340 cancer researchers and their teams from 11 of 15 colleges work collaboratively, across multiple disciplines, to improve the effectiveness of cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
As the cancer programs adult patient-care component, The James is one of the top cancer hospitals in the nation as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. With 365 beds, 21 floors, and more than 1.1 million square feet, The James is the third largest cancer hospital in the country and a transformational facility that fosters collaboration and integration of cancer research and clinical cancer care. The James is home to more than 200 oncologists, each specializing in just one type of cancer, and has 19 operating rooms, six interventional radiology suites, and a dedicated early-phase Clinical Trials Unit. In addition, as a part of Ohio States Center for Advanced Robotic Surgery, specialized surgeons work with our eight da Vinci robots to perform state-of-the-art robotic surgery and microsurgery. To learn more about the OSUCCC - James, visit .
Our chosen candidate will join OSUCCC-James and OSU DOVS as we continue to grow our ocular oncology subspecialty and reputation as a regional leader for these services. We currently collaborate with a multidisciplinary team at the James to ensure coordination of care for our patients. We strive to strengthen this collaborative relationship through growing our ocular oncology team and continuing to streamline our care pathways for patients.
Applicants must be board eligible or board certified in Ophthalmology by the time of appointment, and be eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio. Qualified candidates must hold an MD or DO degree and have completed an approved residency program in Ophthalmology. Subspecialty training in a Retina or Ocular Oncology fellowship is required. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Knowledge and proficiency in the medical and surgical management area of subspecialty. Demonstrated interest in scholarship and discovery by evidence of basic and/or clinical applied research and publications. Commitment to the resident, fellow, and medical student education is required.
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.
For consideration, please send a CV along with a cover letter to:
Sayoko Moroi, MD, PhD | Professor, and Chair | Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Robert LaFollette, MBA, CMPE | COO and Administrator | OSU Havener Eye Institute
Attn: Tiffany Bauman, MBA | Physician & Faculty Recruitment
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