Working at Ohio State is more than just a job – our physicians and faculty play a central role in improving people’s lives every day.

As the only academic medical center in central Ohio, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center offers state-of-the-art medical facilities and nationally recognized excellence in patient care, education and research. Our faculty members combine clinical practice with research in three different tracts of practice: clinical, clinical-research and research.

As one of America’s most comprehensive medical campuses, Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center is a major referral center in the Midwest. Our physicians manage the care of patients with all types of conditions, from the simple to the complex, including patients with challenging co-morbidities. Annually, Ohio State admits more than 56,000 patients and experiences nearly 1.5 million outpatient visits.

Key signs of Ohio State’s growing national reputation are our rising national rankings and growth in research funding. As progress continues with our 15-year Master Space Plan, new and updated facilities are bolstering our academic environment and supporting our future growth. All of these efforts are contributing toward our goal of becoming a top-tier academic medical center.

The recruitment packages at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center are highly competitive and include excellent benefits. Explore the opportunities for physicians at OSUWMC by contacting 614-366-1470 or via email

To build a diverse workforce, 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. Ohio State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

What’s great about working as a physician and faculty member at Ohio State


Patient Care Excellence

Work in one of America’s best hospitals with some of the country’s top clinicians.

  • U.S. News & World Report has named us to its list of “America’s Best Hospitals,” based on quality, outcomes and reputation, for the 24th consecutive year
  • Ohio State Wexner Medical Center has more “Top Doctors” than any other central Ohio hospital. Our physicians were selected by Castle Connolly because we are among the very best in our specialties
  • Ohio State provides more than $170 million in annual community benefits through charity care, outreach efforts and other support


Education Excellence

  • Ohio State College of Medicine is ranked 33rd by U.S. News & World Report and 11th among public medical schools in its 2017 “America’s Best Graduate Schools” list
  • Our redesigned medical school curriculum, known as Lead. Serve. Inspire., fully integrates foundational and clinical science to prepare students to deliver personalized medicine in a collaborative workplace
  • Ohio State is one of the few universities in the world to offer five dual medical degrees: MD/PhD (Medical Scientist); MD/MBA (Business Administration); MD/JD (Law); MD/MHA (Health Administration); MD/MPH (Public Health)


Collaboration and Support

Ohio State physicians belong to our Faculty Group Practice (FGP), a physician-led organization focused on clinical quality, patient safety, and physician efficiency and productivity.

  • The FGP facilitates collaboration among clinical departments and between physicians across Wexner Medical Center
  • Our physicians benefit from streamlined administrative functions so that valuable resources can be directed toward innovative program development, improved outcomes and quality assurance
  • The FGP supports and prepares its members and Ohio State in the rapidly changing healthcare environment


Come Home to Columbus

Ohio’s capital city has it all. From historic communities and suburban living to college crowds and nightlife, Columbus is a friendly Midwestern town with metropolitan style.

  • 14th largest city in the United States
  • Ranked one of the nation’s most innovative, attractive and business-friendly communities
  • Frequently named one of the best cities to raise a family

Current Openings

Assistant Professor


General Questions

How often are jobs updated online?

New jobs are posted every Monday.

Where can I learn more about OSU benefits?

As part of The Ohio State University, we're pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes traditional insurance-based benefits, state retirement options, free Ohio State tuition and access to world-class cultural, sporting and exercise facilities and events. All benefits begin the first day of employment. You can learn more at

I’m interested in a research job at Ohio State’s College of Medicine. Where should I apply?

Applicants interested in any position within Ohio State’s Health System, College of Medicine, Office of Health Sciences, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, or Comprehensive Cancer Center should apply online at

Applicants interested in University positions can apply at

Questions about applying

Can I apply to all of the positions that interest me at once?

No, you must apply for each position separately.

I understand that a resume is not required to apply, but am I able to attach one?

Yes. If you would like to include a resume, you can upload your resume as an attachment.

NOTE: You may only include one attachment. If you would like to include a cover letter or other items, please save as one file.


What information will I need to complete an application?

Be sure to have the following information on hand:
  • Work history
  • References – You will need to provide two references (for example, a supervisor, manager or clinical instructor). Do not submit family members, co-workers or friends as references.
  • Educational background
  • Licenses or certifications (including active license numbers)

Is a resume required to apply online?

No. A resume is not required to apply online.

Can I save my application and come back later to finish?

Yes. In general, you should plan on saving your work every 15 minutes to avoid losing any application data. You can do this by clicking on the “Save as Draft” button. To access your saved application, log in and click “My Career Tools” at the top of the page to display all of your current and previous applications.

I am not able to move to the next section of the application when I click “Next.” What should I do?

If you are unable to move on to the next page of the online application, you are likely missing information. At the top of the application page, you will see notes, in red that tell you what is missing. Complete this required information to move on to the next section.

Questions about submitted applications

If I have more questions about a job that I've applied for, whom should I contact?

Contact our Recruitment team at 614- 293-4995 and choose Option 1 during business hours of 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For technical inquiries, you may also email us at

How do I know if my application was submitted correctly?

When you have completed your online application, click “Submit Application.” You will receive an automated email confirming that your application has been completed successfully.

How can I find the status of my application?

Log in to our Careers website. Click on “My Career Tools” at the top of your home page. This will bring up a listing of each of the positions you have applied for and their status.

After I've applied, when will I hear back from someone?

A recruiter will contact you only if you are selected as a candidate for the position. There is not a set time frame for hearing back from us. This will vary depending on the number and types of openings we have, as well as the number and qualifications of other applicants. We receive a large volume of applications on a daily basis and are unable to call each candidate who applies for a job.

Search Questions

Can I customize my search?

Yes, you can search by:

  • Keyword: “nurse,” for example.
  • Advanced Search: In Advanced Search, you can customize criteria like location, job type and full- or part-time status.
  • Posted: In the Posted drop-down box, you can view positions that were posted this week, this month and earlier. 
NOTE: You must click the Search button to return any customized results.

This is my first time applying for a Medical Center job. How do I register for a username and password?

You will need a username and password to apply for any Medical Center job. To register:
  • Click the New User link in the upper right hand corner.
  • Complete the registration page. You can select any username and password that is easy for you to remember.
    • NOTE: The system requires you provide a unique email address. If you do not have an email address and need to create one, there are a number of free email providers (e.g.,, etc.)
  • Click Register.
These steps will take you to your Careers home page where you can search and apply for jobs.

I forgot my username/password. What should I do?

For User Name: Click Forgot User Name. Enter your email address and click Email User Name.

For Password: Click, Forgot Password. Enter your user name and click Reset Password.

For any other password help or technical inquiries, call Medical Center Human Resources at (614) 293-4995.

Do I need to log in to search for jobs?

No. You can search for and view open positions without logging into the application system, but to apply you will need to create an account and log in.

I am already a Medical Center employee; do I need to create a username and password to apply?

No. Medical Center employees (which includes Health System and College of Medicine) must use their Medical Center login and password to apply online through Employee Self-Service.

Note: logging in allows you to view job openings that are available to internal applicants.  

Can I save searches that I have customized?

Yes. Click on Save Search to save your customized search criteria. You will be prompted to log in. Once logged in, you can name your search for future reference (e.g., Nursing Jobs). You also have the option to enter an e-mail address to be notified when new positions that match your search are available. Simply check the Notify me when new jobs meet my criteria box and enter your e-mail address in the Send email notification to box.

To access your saved searches later, log in and click My Saved Searches at the top of the page.

I currently work for the University; do I need to create a username and password to apply?

No, University employees must use their lastname.# login and password to apply online through Employee Self-Service.


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