Join a research powerhouse

Ohio State is a top 12 public research university and is named one of the top 25 most innovative universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.  

Our researchers pioneer biomedical and health service discoveries that lead to innovative, breakthrough health care solutions. With over 20 research centers and institutes and 25 core research laboratories, Ohio State offers experts an environment where they can collaborate, engage in mentorship and discover innovative solutions.  

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Why pursue your research career at Ohio State?


State-of-the-Art Facilities

With seven health science colleges, over 20 research centers and 25 core research laboratories, experts at Ohio State collaborate together across departments and disciplines to solve tomorrow’s problems. Ohio State is also home to one of only 51 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States, the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute


Exceptional Benefits

Ohio State offers a comprehensive benefits package to support your health, finances, work-life balance and education.

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Living in Columbus

Columbus is a city on the rise. As the 13th fastest-growing city in the United States, Columbus offers residents both the amenities of a large city and the comforts of a small town. It's a center for technology, health care, global enterprises and business incubators. 

Columbus is home to two of the world's leading private research institutions (Battelle and Chemical Abstract Services) and one of the fastest-growing pediatric research centers in the country (Nationwide Children’s Hospital). In addition, Ohio State's annual research expenditures exceed $967 million.

A friendly, diverse city with an affordable cost of living, Columbus is a great place to start your career, to stay and to explore.

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