Job Opening: Tenure-Track Faculty Position Health Outcomes in Translational Data Analytics


The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy and College of Public Health announce a new tenure-track position, at the rank of assistant or associate professor; with a primary, 12 month appointment in the College of Pharmacy. This position is partially funded by Ohio State's Discovery Themes Initiative “Translational Data Analytics” which is assembling a critical mass of scholars who apply data analytics to scientific problems across all disciplines. Therefore, preference will be given to candidates who employ quantitative models and methods and who have experience working with large and/or complex data that improve medication related health outcomes to enhance efficacy, safety and cost effective medication use.

Qualifications: Applicants are expected to have a Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.D., or related doctoral degree with expertise in pharmacy. The successful candidate is expected to establish and/or maintain an externally funded research program, train graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, and teach within our programs. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

The College of Pharmacy is heavily engaged in research involving clinical practice and is recognized for innovative practice models and translational science initiatives. The cross-college nature of the position provides enhanced structure for translational research. The OSU Health Sciences Center is a highly interdisciplinary environment. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work closely with colleagues in the College of Medicine that includes the NIH-supported Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), Center for Health Outcomes, Policy, and Evaluation Studies (HOPES); College of Business; and with colleagues in the medical center health plans. Faculty have access to the many Centers, Institutes, and core facilities on campus.  In addition to collaborations within the Colleges of Pharmacy and Public Health, 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, as well as at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  A broad array of shared resources is available nearby and across the University campus to support translational health outcomes 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.

The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at

Applicants are asked to prepare a single PDF file that contains a cover letter, including a statement of research and teaching interests, a current curriculum vitae, and copies of two (2) recent publications.  Finalist candidates will be asked to supply letters of recommendation.  Initial enquiries will be kept confidential. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please send applications to:

Daren Knoell, PharmD

Kimberly Professor and Chair

Division of Pharmacy Practice and Science

College of Pharmacy

The Ohio State University

500 West 12th Avenue

Columbus, OH 43210-1291

Tel. (614) 292-0075; E-mail

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).

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