Our researchers are pioneering biomedical discoveries that improve the lives of patients in our community and around the world. With more than 20 research centers and institutes and 25 core research laboratories, experts across departments, divisions, and campuses of The Ohio State University collaborate and drive innovation.

To build a diverse and inclusive 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. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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What’s great about research careers at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center?

Ohio State Wexner Medical Center has rapidly grown into one of the largest research powerhouses in the nation. We have more health sciences colleges on a single campus than any other U.S. university, and our success in obtaining funding from the National Institutes of Health and other grants has advanced the development of our extensive laboratory and clinical infrastructure. The Wexner Medical Center is one of only 64 members of a National Institutes of Health consortium that speeds the translation of scientific discovery into better patient care.


Dedicated Research Space

Dedicated research space

The medical center has more than 20 research centers and institutes, along with 25 core research laboratories that promote collaboration among experts from virtually all departments, divisions and branch campuses of The Ohio State University. Dedicated research space allows members of our faculty to discover innovative, personalized treatments for the benefit of our patients and others around the world.
  • We have research laboratories dedicated to experimental cancer therapeutics, heart and lung disease, neurobiology of disease, imaging, microbial pathogenesis, pharmacogenomics, bioinformatics, diabetes, structural biology and tissue engineering.
  • Our core labs are for shared use in genomics, cytogenetics, proteomics, mass spectrometry, BSL-3/viral vector, flow cytometry, histology, tissue engineering, X-ray crystallography, cryogen storage, and light and electron microscopy.
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Our benefits are one of a kind

We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your unique needs. Employees can select from multiple health insurance options, including prescription coverage, dental and vision. You will receive paid time off, including 10 holidays, a minimum of 10 vacation days and 15 sick days. Employees will have access to discounts on fitness facilities, travel, entertainment and much more. Learn more about our benefits.

Our generous retirement plans are unbeatable. Ohio State Wexner Medical Center contributes an amount equal to 14 percent of your eligible compensation per pay to your selected retirement plan (subject to increase or decrease based on applicable retirement system mandates). Learn more about our retirement plans.
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Work with the best

In 2019, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center was named to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” list for the 27th consecutive year. U.S. News consistently ranks Ohio State as the top hospital in central Ohio.

We’re proud to be the first health system in central Ohio to have a hospital achieve Magnet Recognition, one of the highest honors awarded for nursing excellence. Our medical center was named a 2019 Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equity and Inclusion, and we’re one of Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 Great Hospitals in America. We can only achieve these accomplishments through the dedication of our physicians, nurses, faculty and staff. We are focused on developing a diverse and talented team of people committed to creating a culture of innovation and discovery.

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Be a part of something bigger

We are proud to be part of one of America’s largest and most comprehensive universities. On the university’s main Columbus campus, more than 68,000 students are able to choose from 18 colleges and more than 200 undergraduate majors. Ohio State is consistently ranked as Ohio’s best and one of the nation’s top 20 public universities.

The university’s research innovations have attained world-class status, particularly in critical areas such as global climate change, cancer, infectious disease, neurosciences, advanced materials and ag-bio products that feed and fuel the world.

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