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Work with us

CATALYST is interested in working with well-trained individuals in health management, health services research, implementation science, public health, or other related T3 research fields. Successful candidates are those with a passion for quality research, with high attention to detail, and who can participate actively in collaborative approaches to science.

For additional information about working at The Ohio State University, including details about the available benefits and answers to frequently asked questions, visit https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/careers. Those who are interested in open staff positions also can access additional information about available careers and submit their applications using that website.

About the available positions with CATALYST

Faculty Positions

Opportunities for open-rank tenure-track or tenured faculty

The Ohio State University College of Medicine is conducting a search to fill open tenure-track or tenured faculty positions. We seek energetic, innovative researchers and thought leaders to work collaboratively with the faculty in shaping the future of health service delivery. Current domains of research include patient engagement, health information technology, and health systems redesign and delivery.

The successful applicant should:
  • Have a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and research trajectories that are commensurate with level of appointment sought
  • Hold an earned doctorate in business administration, health administration, health services research, health policy, psychology, sociology, organizational behavior, or other relevant discipline at the time of appointment
  • Applicants for associate or full professor, with or without tenure, should have experience in conducting extramurally funded research

Application Process


Application must include the following in a single page PDF:
  • Cover letter detailing how you believe you could contribute to the existing research currently underway
  • A full CV, including publications and funding records
  • Detailed plans for research and educational programs
  • The names of three references
  • Two representative publications
Send application to:

Alice Gaughan
Alice.Gaughan@osumc.edu

Staff Positions

Staff positions

CATALYST is an expanding, fast-paced research group. Our motto is “work with the best,” and we use this as a driving force for our hiring process. We seek energetic, adaptable, and smart team members when we fill our positions. Our current research projects are not typical “bench research” and instead focus on topics in health services and implementation science in areas such as patient engagement, health information technology, and health systems redesign and delivery.

To search for available positions at CATALYST, visit The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's careers page.

Post-Doctoral Position

Post-Doctoral Position 1

We are looking for post-doctoral researchers to undertake independent and specialized research training and experience under the guidance of a scientific mentor in the Departments of Family Medicine or Department of Biomedical Informatics. Candidates will collaborate with principal investigators (PIs) on research investigating topics related to information technology innovations in healthcare, quality improvement, patient safety and population health management. Candidates will conduct research; write and submit manuscripts, articles and research reports for publication in peer-reviewed journals; prepare oral presentations for national and international scientific conferences, workshops and seminars; and participate in a dynamic team science research enterprise. Candidates will seek opportunities for external funding and take a lead in developing research proposals for submission. They will participate as co-investigators as appropriate in new research grant submissions, develop projects, collect data, and conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis in a variety of projects.

Postdoctoral researchers will be able to collaborate on work in one of the country’s top health systems and receive a comprehensive compensation package including competitive pay; outstanding benefits including paid parental leave, medical, dental and vision; state retirement options; employer-paid tuition to The Ohio State University; and access to recreational/sports facilities and activities.

PhD or equivalent degree in health services, health management and policy, clinical informatics, sociology, psychology, or related field is required. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.

Application Process


Application must include the following in a single PDF file:
  • Cover letter detailing how you believe you could contribute to the existing research currently underway
  • A full CV, including publications and funding records
  • Detailed plans for research and educational programs
  • The names of three references
  • Two representative publications
Send application to:

Alice Gaughan
Alice.Gaughan@osumc.edu