of Biomedical Informatics (BMI, http://bmi.osu.edu) at the Ohio State
University (OSU) and the new Institute for Immuno-Oncology (IIO) at the OSU
Comprehensive Cancer Center jointly recruit faculty members in systems
part of the College of Medicine at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center
(OSUWMC, http://medicalcenter.osu.edu), BMI is the
academic home for informatics research, development and training at Ohio State.
Faculty interests span multiple domains including: high performance computing,
bioinformatics, computational biology, translational informatics, clinical
informatics, and health outcome research. In particularly, BMI currently has 15
faculty members whose research are developed either at the clinical or basic
science aspects of bioinformatics and systems biology. BMI Faculty have ongoing
collaborations with faculty in departments throughout the University and nationally.
The Ohio State University is one of the nation’s largest integrated health sciences campuses, with access
to a CTSA-funded Center for Clinical and Translational Science and new,
state-of-the-art 1 million square foot, NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer
Center. Faculty and staff in BMI can leverage an advanced information systems
environment including inpatient and outpatient electronic health records, data
warehousing platforms, and a variety of enterprise research information
systems. Through a partnership with the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC,
http://www.osc.edu), BMI faculty have access to high-performance computing and
data management facilities for both clinical and bio-molecular data.
with a 100 million dollar investment in 2019, the IIO will focus on developing
strategies to harness the power of the immune system to fight cancer. One of
the key areas of the IIO will be systems immunology which utilizes omics
strategy to probe the immune system, analyze changes of the tumor microenvironment
in response to immune-therapy, and develop new immunological paradigms. Areas
of interests include but are not limited to neoantigen discovery, antigen
receptor repertoire analysis, microbiome, single cell genomics and
transcriptomics and functional genomics. Applications are encouraged from cancer
immunologists, physician scientists, as well as bioinformaticians with
interests in any of these aforementioned areas in immune-oncology. Previous use
of OMICs including transcriptomics, proteomics, epigenomics, microbiome and
metabolome, and expertise in big data science are essential. The positions will
be supported by substantial start-up packages.
at the Assistant Professor level should have a demonstrated record of success
in multiple venues with substantial potential to obtain extramural funding.
Candidates at the Associate or Full Professor levels should have robust
and active research programs and demonstrable national or international
Interested candidates should forward a cover
letter, CV, statement of research interests to BMI.firstname.lastname@example.org. PDF submissions
are preferred. Evaluation of
applications is underway and will continue until positions are filled.
The IIO is a newly established Institute in
the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (OSUCCC) – James, where
Dr. Zihai Li is the founding director. The OSUCCC – James is a National Cancer
Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the
National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading
cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for the treatment
and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through
laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians
and other health care workers.
The IIO, OSUCCC – James is an equal
opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and
inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified
individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without
regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin,
religion, creed, disability, or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used
as a basis for an employment decision.