The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Department of Neurology - Division Director of Neurogenetics
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Department of Neurology under the direction of Benjamin Segal, MD, Chair seeks an outstanding investigator at the Associate or Full Professor level to lead a new Division of Neurogenetics. 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 creation of a new Division of Neurogenetics offers a broad array of clinical, research and educational opportunities. The Division Director will develop a clinical and research infrastructure that fosters integration and collaboration between physicians, genetic counselors, and basic researchers focused on Neurogenetics as well as to collaborate with other investigators in the Division of Human Genetics (Internal Medicine), Neurological Institute and Neuroscience Research Institute at The Ohio State University.
The division director position comes with a start-up package that will help support the candidate’s personal research program and allow the recruitment of additional bench scientists, physician scientists, genetic counselors, and clinical staff in Neurogenetics. The position is located on the OSUWMC main campus.
The ideal Division Director candidate will be a national leader in the field of neurogenetics.
Ideally, the successful candidate will have:
Strong faculty academic experience, with a track record of extramural funding and mentorship;
Strong track record in translational research;
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;
An active, investigator initiated research program supported by extramural grants.
Candidates with an M.D./D.O./Ph.D., Ph.D., or M.D. and relevant postdoctoral experience should send their C.V., a description of research interests, and names of three references to:
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