The Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking a junior or mid-career faculty to join our team.
The Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition offers a comprehensive approach to weight management in children. Our initiatives and programs focus on prevention, advocacy, medical and surgical management of childhood obesity in addition to a strong research component. The Center is staffed with physicians, nurse practitioners, dietitians, behavioral psychologists, recreation specialists, athletic trainers, social workers, nursing and administrative staff. In addition to educational activities for medical students and residents, the Center supports a childhood obesity fellowship program.
The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Additionally, there is an opportunity for participation in an incentive plan.
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually.
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. Research programs are organized into 12 multidisciplinary Centers of Emphasis structured to encourage collaboration, facilitate team science, and foster creativity.
Columbus, the Ohio state capital, is a thriving, diverse, technologically sophisticated city and the 15th largest metropolitan area in the U.S. Columbus is nationally renowned for its vibrant arts and culinary scenes. Quality of life and cost of living are outstanding.
Qualified candidates for this position will be BC/BE in General Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, or Pediatric Endocrinology with a strong interest and/or prior experience in clinical research, teaching, advocacy or project management related to childhood obesity. Responsibilities will include providing care in our bariatric and medical clinics, teaching and participating in research and quality improvement initiatives, depending on experience and interest.
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