Division Director, Neuro-Oncology

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtyAcademic, Neurology, Oncology : Neurology
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J1 or H1
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentNegotiable
Employment TypeFull Time
Bonuses OfferedNone

Division Director, Neuro-Oncology

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 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                              
Chief Medical Officer                            
James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Inst     
Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology                                 

Raphael E. Pollock, MD, PhD, FACS  
Director, OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center
James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Inst
Professor, Department of Surgery

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.

Leading the Way

Practice where the ambition is to drive breakthrough healthcare solutions that improve people’s lives

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will challenge you, reward you and give you the chance to make an impact through high-quality, safe, efficient, patient-centered care. As the only academic health center in central Ohio, we can offer you the personal growth opportunities and diverse patient cases that can fuel a career from day one to retirement.

As a valued member of a multidisciplinary team, you’ll have access to the resources, research and support you need to excel. The Ohio State University, one of the largest universities in the nation, furthers our dynamic environment and strengthens clinical practices with education and research possibilities as broad as your imagination. You can choose the track of practice that best suits your interests: clinical, clinical-research or research.

There’s room for everyone at Ohio State, regardless of your specialty or background: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center was just listed among the top five companies in the country on Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity list.

And for the 28th consecutive year, we’ve been ranked on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list. Because of our size, our patient population presents cases from simple to complex, with a range of unique co-morbidities. If you’re interested in challenging and expanding your medical expertise, come to Ohio State.

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  • Jameson Crane Sports Medicine Institute
  • Talbot Addiction Medicine
  • Ohio State Eye and Ear Institute
  • Ohio State Integrative Medicine
  • Walk-in Care Clinics
  • AfterHours Care
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Ohio State is improving and expanding

Ohio State is committed to creating the model academic health center of the future. As part of this goal, we’ve dedicated $3 billion to creating new, state-of-the-art facilities for research, education and patient care.

These facilities include:

  • A new, 840-bed inpatient hospital that improves multidisciplinary collaboration among specialties, including with The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
  • Three large suburban outpatient care facilities that offer care from routine to specialty—even vision and dental care
  • A new outpatient care center on our West Campus that features central Ohio’s first proton therapy treatment facility
  • A 270-square-foot biomedical research facility with tremendous opportunities for collaboration and experimental research with its core lab space, wet labs and 15,000-square-foot vivarium
  • An Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center that will serve as the new home to Ohio State’s College of Medicine as well as the centerpiece of our health sciences program


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