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Medical Oncologists at The James Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Nationally Ranked Cancer Program Experiencing Significant Expansion - exciting time here at OSU!

Stop by and visit us at the Annual ASCO Conference - we have a booth this year in the Career Fair section - Booth #CF4!  Reach out to us early as we will be coordinating interviews at the conference! 

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute expanded in December, 2014  to become the 3rd largest cancer hospital in the U.S. The extraordinary success of this  306-bed, state-of-the-art hospital has resulted in remarkable clinical growth and has created several opportunities for medical oncologists across the spectrum of solid tumor subspecialties and general oncology care. Consistent  population growth in Columbus for the past 10+ years is another unique key reason for the growth of our division as well as across the spectrum of the entire medical center.  Ohio State is currently seeking oncology physicians at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor rank for a variety of roles in the areas of basic and translational research, education, and inpatient and outpatient care.  High priority at this present time are those who want to focus their research and patient care in the following sub-specialty areas:    Breast, Neuro-endocrine, GI, Head & Neck, Thoracic, or GU.

  In addition to incredible resources at the SSCBC, The Ohio State Comprehensive Cancer Center and Columbus have many great things to offer for physicians.  

Features include:

  • NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center since 1976
  • One of only 11 freestanding cancer hospitals in the U.S.
  • Magnet® designation
  • One of only four cancer centers funded by the NCI to conduct Phase I and II cancer clinical trials
  • Founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
  • Founding member of the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN)
  • Robust clinical trials program with active translational therapeutics that include a clinical research unit, Phase 1 U01 grant and N01 Phase II contract
  • Consistently ranked as one of America’s Best Cancer Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report
  • Financially-secure program with strong philanthropic and community support
  • Located in a vibrant, culturally-rich community, within a thriving, family-focused, capital city full of beautiful neighborhoods and critically-acclaimed restaurants and attractions

Why work for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center:

  • Central Ohio’s Academic Leader
  • One of the largest and most diverse medical centers in the country; only academic medical center in central Ohio and Columbus (Ohio’s largest and most rapidly growing metropolitan region)
  • Ranked one of “America’s Best Hospitals" by U.S. News and World Report for over 30 consecutive years
  • Voted one of Central Ohio’s “Best Places to Work” by Columbus  Business First  newspaper”
  • For over 30  years, recognized as a national leader in quality outcomes and patient safety

Our planned growth at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center:

  • Main campus:  Construction of a new state-of-the-art biomedical research tower, 880-bed hospital tower,  and Health Sciences building that will house the College of Medicine
  • Around the city:  Construction of 2  newly designed ambulatory care centers (Now Open!) in addition to 5 established ambulatory care centers up and running today

Why live in Columbus, Ohio:

  • 1.8 million population base and diverse cultural, sports, dining and recreational opportunities
  • Recently voted the #1 IT city in the nation surpassing Silicon Valley
  • Home to several Fortune 500 companies
  • Ranks in Money magazine’s picks as one of the ten best big cities
  • 2nd fastest growing major metropolitan area in the Midwest :  14th  largest city in the nation
  • Booming real estate market
  • Consistently ranked in the top ten in nearly every category: Economic growth, things to do, affordable cost of living, great place to raise a family


Required:  MD/DO required.  Completion of accredited Oncology/Hematology Fellowship.  Candidates must be Board Certified in Internal Medicine and board eligible or certified in Medical Oncology, as well as able to meet medical licensure requirements in Ohio.

Please note:  We  are able to accommodate H1B Visas.  We are also able to accommodate J1 visas ONLY going  the O1 visa route versus J1 Waiver.


Email cover letter and CV to:

Kam  Carlberg, Faculty Recruiter 
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center 

  The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.


OSU has one of the nation’s NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers (CCC) and currently has 46 faculty members in the DHO that provide care in The James Cancer Hospital, one of 10 free-standing cancer hospitals in the country. The Division of Hematology and Oncology (DHO) and CCC have initiated disease-specific programs utilizing combined modality management of cancer patients. The OSU CCC participates in CALGB, RTOG and NSABP cooperative groups, and has an active Experimental Therapeutics Program that includes a cancer-specific phase I unit in the James Cancer Hospital, a Phase I U01 grant, and a Phase II contract.

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