Research Faculty Careers

The Abigail Wexner Research Institute (AWRI) at Nationwide Children’s is ranked among the top 10 freestanding children’s hospitals based on NIH funding. On a continuing trajectory of rapid growth, AWRI’s research expenditures – both internal and external – have grown from roughly $100 million to more than $200 million over the last decade.

AWRI encompasses more than 550,000 square feet of dedicated pediatric research space across three buildings on the Nationwide Children’s campus. A fourth state-of-the-art research building of 300,000 square feet is under construction and slated to open in early 2023. 

The centers comprising the research institute are structured to support multidisciplinary team science and discovery through the provision of dedicated laboratory and office space and shared resources. Each center is home to faculty members who work collaboratively, along with talented staff, graduate students, residents, postdoctoral fellows, and other students. If you are interested in a Faculty position at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, please contact:

Patrick Kennedy
Research Faculty Recruitment
(614) 722-2868
Patrick.Kennedy@NationwideChildrens.org 

 
Kidney and Urinary Tract Research Center

The Kidney and Urinary Tract Research Center in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital is expanding its faculty. The primary mission of this Center is to enhance the health of children with diseases of the kidney and urinary tract by engaging in high quality, cutting-edge translational research. More information is available at:

Kidney and Urinary Tract Research Center (nationwidechildrens.org)

About the Faculty Position:

  • Seeking Associate or Full Professor
  • Candidate should have a research laboratory focused on kidney/urinary tract development and/or disorders
  • Will establish an independent research program 
  • Will help revolutionize the treatment of children with kidney and urinary tract disorders

Qualifications Required: 

  • MD, MD/PhD, or PhD 
  • Strong track record of publishing in high quality journals
  • Current R01 or equivalent federal grant funding is required 

About the Kidney and Urinary Tract Center: 

  • Kidney and Urinary Tract Center was incepted in 2022 to achieve best outcomes for children with kidney and urinary tract disorders, by integrating exceptional medical and surgical care with novel research discoveries 
  • Currently expanding to complement the 7 Principal Investigators in the Center
  • Faculty members will have strong ties to the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and Department of Pediatric Urology 
  • Principal Investigators are also Faculty members at The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Send correspondence, including curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and contact information for three references to Patrick.Kennedy@NationwideChildrens.org in Faculty Recruitment.

Pulmonary Medicine

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital is expanding its faculty. Our specialists diagnose, treat, and research a wide range of respiratory disorders including asthma, cystic fibrosis, and advanced lung disease. More information is available at:

Pulmonary Medicine (nationwidechildrens.org)

About the Faculty Position:

  • Seeking assistant, associate, or full professor
  • Candidate should have a basic or translational research laboratory focused on pediatric pulmonary disease
  • Scientific areas of interest in cystic fibrosis, severe asthma, PCD, BPD, or other chronic lung diseases 
  • Interest to join Cure CF Columbus Research and Development Program (C3 RDP, https://www.curecfcolumbus.org/)
  • Will help expand efforts in immunology, microbiology, and/or gene therapy to treat CF and other chronic lung diseases

Qualifications Required: 

  • MD, MD/PhD, or PhD 
  • Strong track record of publishing in high quality journals
  • Current K-level, R-level, or equivalent federal grant funding is required

About the Division of Pulmonary Medicine:

  • Ranked as a top ten pediatric pulmonary program by US News & World Report 
  • Expert team of specialists to diagnose and treat asthma, cystic fibrosis, and other lung diseases
  • Nationally recognized Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant Program 
  • Strong pulmonary medicine clinical research program 
  • Pulmonary research core to support investigator and industry led studies 

Inquiries and nominations are encouraged. Please submit your CV and personal statement via email to Patrick.Kennedy@NationwideChildrens.org in Faculty Recruitment. All inquiries and referrals will be confidential.

 

About the Research Institute

  • Top ten among free-standing children's hospitals for NIH funding
  • Designed for collaboration, creativity and team science
  • Comprehensive resources including regulatory support, tech transfer, genomics and GMP facility

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • Among largest pediatric hospitals in the US: 1M+ patient visits annually
  • Nationally recognized for diversity and inclusion
  • US News & World Report Honor Roll hospital

About Columbus, Ohio

  • State capital with 2M+ population
  • Forbes #1 rising city for startups
  • Outstanding quality of life and cost of living

Through our diversity, we achieve the highest standards of inclusiveness and create a culture that respects individual differences. It is the cornerstone of our strategic plan and how we attract the best people to ensure the best programs. To build a diverse workforce, Nationwide Children's encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. EEO/AA employer.