Neonatology Physician Scientist Faculty Center for Perinatal Research

Columbus, Ohio
Sep 11, 2019
Oct 11, 2019

Preparing for a Career Break

The Center for Perinatal Research and the Division of Neonatology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking a board certified/board eligible Neonatologist Physician Scientist.

Nationwide Children’s is home to one of the largest NICU networks in the country caring for more than 3,000 patients each year. As a regional referral center, our Level IV NICU at NCH and our Level III NICU at OSU Wexner Medical Center specialize in the management of babies with complex birth defects, extreme prematurity and complications of pregnancy, labor and delivery.

This position includes providing inpatient Neonatal Intensive Care for ill or premature newborn infants and is responsible for clinical service, teaching, research and scholarly activities. The position also offers substantial protected research time. Engagement in discovery and dissemination of new knowledge through development of an individual research or scholarly activity leading to extramural funding  is required.

The minimum requirements for this position include 1) M.D. and 3 years residency training in pediatrics. 3 years additional training in an ACGME accredited neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship. Board eligible/board certified in neonatal-perinatal medicine. 2) Ability to obtain/maintain license to practice medicine in the State of Ohio. 3) An active basic research program specifically focused on the effects of preterm birth on long-term cardiopulmonary development including biomarker development and pre-clinical studies on interventions to improve outcomes. 4) The applicant must have a track record of published research and be eligible for or in the process of applying for extramural funding. 

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2018-19 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists.

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational and health services research at Nationwide Children’s. The Research Institute encompasses three research facilities totaling 525,000 square feet dedicated to research. The Center for Perinatal Research focuses on prevention of prematurity and understanding and treating the complications that occur as a result of preterm birth. Our diverse team encompasses expertise in both basic science and clinical investigations.  Collectively, the Center for Perinatal Research brought in $5.8 million in NIH funding and $600K in Foundation and Industry grants for the purpose of research.  The Center also is also one site of the Neonatal Research Network, a consortium of 17 institutions across the United States funded by the NIH to conduct randomized controlled trials. In addition, our accomplished Investigators have filed multiple patents for devices to improve infant outcome.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Lynette K. Rogers, PhD

Interim Director, Center for Perinatal Research

Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio

Ph. 614-355-6715

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