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Available Postdoc Positions

*Please note: all open postdoctoral positions may not be listed here. Some may be advertised in journals or on other sites, including the Wexner Medical Center Careers site, as well as the Ohio State Careers site (for positions outside of the medical center).

If you do not see an opening in your area of interest, you may wish to contact specific faculty members directly to inquire about the possibility of training with them. Visit the Schools and Departments page for links to specific departments, centers, and institutes.

Please be sure to follow the specific instructions for submitting your application materials listed on each posting. Materials should not be sent to the Office of Postdoctoral Research.

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To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. EEO/AA Employer.

Open Positions: 


Faculty Member Name:

Abigail Norris Turner 

Description of Position:
The Ohio State University (OSU) Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Recovery, the OSU Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy, and the Generation Rx Initiative seeks a postdoctoral research fellow to assist with rigorous research to evaluate prescription drug misuse prevention tools. In a collaborative research environment and under the mentorship of an interdisciplinary team, the successful candidate will design and facilitate high-quality research of established resources, analyze the data, and disseminate the findings. 
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Epidemiology, Biostatistics or Health Education (or another public health discipline), Education, Social Work, or a related academic field.

Desired Qualifications: Previous experience with research involving clinical trials and/or prescription drug misuse is highly desired. 
Deadline to Apply:
Application Instructions:
Complete application instructions posted at https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/61060

Contact Name:
Abigail Norris Turner 
Contact Phone:
Contact address:
Division of Infectious Diseases
N1144 Doan Hall
410 W. 10th Avenue
Ohio State University
Columbus OH 43210 
Contact Email:
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Faculty Member Name:

Dr. Thomas L. Cherpes, DVM, MD​

Description of Position:
Laboratory that focuses on mucosal and anti-tumor immunity is seeking a well-trained, highly motivated individual with an interest in exploring host defense. Individuals encouraged to apply are those holding a PhD, MD, or DVM (or comparable degree in the biological sciences) that have basic science research experience. We are particularly interested in applicants with familiarity with molecular biology or molecular and cellular immunology
Application Instructions:
Please submit CV and cover letter via e-mail to Thomas L. Cherpes (cherpes.1@osu.edu)

Contact Name:
Dr. Thomas Cherpes
Contact Email:



 If you're interested in becoming a postdoc in the OSU College of Medicine but aren't sure where to start, please feel free to contact the Office of Postdoctoral Research at postdoc.office@osumc.edu. ​