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Physician - Surgery, Vascular Surgeon (Open Rank/Track Faculty)

The Ohio State University College of Medicine and the Wexner Medical Center seek an academic Vascular Surgeon to join the Department of Surgery. Academic rank and track commensurate with academic record and experience.

Position Overview

The Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Diseases and Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is seeking a faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with previous training and experience.

The successful candidate must be trained in all aspects of open and endovascular procedures including all arterial and venous disorders. The candidate will have extensive knowledge of arterial disease including the aorta, mesentery, carotid, renal, and peripheral. They should preferably have some experience in venous disease, thoracic outlet syndrome, and spine exposure. The Division of Vascular Diseases and Surgery is an extremely busy clinical practice. There is frequent collaboration with surgical oncology, cardiac surgery, and spine surgery. The division has both an accredited vascular fellowship and an integrated vascular residency that will require participation in the training and development of fellows, residents, and medical students. The section also runs ICAVL inpatient and outpatient Vascular Ultrasound Labs with flexible scheduling to support our surgeons. Both, the Division of Vascular Diseases and Surgery and the Department of Surgery are fully committed to providing support for academically inclined candidates. In addition to direct patient care, the successful candidate will participate in quality initiatives, attend regional and national conferences, conduct and develop clinical, translational, and/or basic science research. Leadership opportunities are available within the division.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has two major hospitals for Vascular Surgery coverage, the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center East Hospital. There are three state-of-the-art outpatient clinical offices. All three locations are equipped for and support outpatient venous procedures. There is also a hybrid OR at the newest location for outpatient procedures.

Ohio State’s Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital is a 180-bed facility, integrated within the Wexner Medical Center University Hospital which comprises an additional 1,500 beds combining the latest technology with patient-focused care. We have 2 Hybrid ORs.The Ross Heart Hospital averages over 600 vascular admissions and 1,820 Vascular OR procedures annually. Press Ganey/HCAHPs scores for patients in the Ross have been in the 97th percentile or above nationally since its opening 12 years ago.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center East Hospital offers the full-service, high-quality care of a large medical center with the personalized touch of a community hospital. It is a 190-bed facility on Columbus’ East Side. Home to a Level III Trauma Center, East Hospital provides a full range of medical and surgical services to patients throughout central Ohio, including vascular surgery.

The Ohio State University Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute (DHLRI) employs a team approach to synergize discovery in biomedical research. DHLRI is now one of the largest heart and lung research institutes in the world where physicians, including vascular surgeons, and scientists have access to cutting-edge technologies. Through collaborative efforts with the College of Medicine Office of Research, investigators have a wealth of resources available for research, education, and training. The Grants Management Office within the DHLRI and The Ohio State College of Medicine Office of Research facilitates some of the most advanced research practices in the world.

Environment and Culture

The Ohio State University along with its academic partner The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is located in Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol and the 14th largest city in the United States. From historic communities and suburban living to college crowds and nightlife, Columbus is a friendly Midwestern town with a metropolitan style. The city is renowned for its leading technological companies, vast academic resources, thriving industry, an eclectic mix of entertainment, dining, and shopping, and easily accessible opportunities for sports and recreation for participants and fans alike. The University and Medical Center are home to an exciting, growth-oriented culture of innovation and discovery.

Research Environment

The Department of Surgery, led by Timothy Pawlik, MD, MPH, MTS, PhD, boasts a broad array of clinical, research, and educational opportunities. The department is home to multiple R01-funded researchers, several training grants, and with over $15.5M in NIH funding, was ranked #11 in the 2023 Blue Ridge Rankings among departments of surgery nationally. Two of the top 50 funded Surgery investigators are in the department, and our investigators collectively occupy over 25,000 square feet of laboratory space within and around the medical center campus. In addition, researchers in the Department have access to broad analytic and administrative support.

Time and Change: Building the Future

Ohio State is taking a major step forward with the development of a new hospital that, combined with modern educational space, will enhance a unified Ohio State Wexner Medical Center campus providing leading-edge research, outstanding clinical training, and world-class patient care. The 1.9 million-square-foot inpatient hospital is the largest single facilities project ever undertaken at Ohio State with up to 820 beds in private-room settings to elevate patient-centered care, safety, and training for the next generation of healthcare providers.

Scheduled to open in early 2026, planning is years in the making and advances Framework 2.0(link is external), the university’s long-term planning vision, as well as the Wexner Medical Center strategic plan.

Learn more about this endeavor by clicking on the link below:

Inpatient Hospital | Time and Change: Building the Future (

To learn more about Ohio State and the Department of Surgery visit our website.


  • MD or DO or equivalent

  • Board eligible or certified in Vascular Surgery

  • Completion of an ACGME approved residency in General Surgery

  • Completion of a Vascular Surgery Fellowship

  • Must possess or be eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio

How to Apply

To be considered, please submit your application electronically via Workday [click this link to apply]. Application materials must include cover letter and Curriculum Vita. All inquiries and nominations should be directed in confidence to: Tiffany Bauman, MBA | Physician and Faculty Recruitment

Faculty Defined

Clinical faculty (regardless of rank) - Persons with titles of assistant professor-clinical, associate professor-clinical, and professor-clinical. These faculty will have earned a doctor of medicine (MD), doctorate (PhD), or other terminal degree in the relevant field. Clinical faculty members are not eligible for tenure and are appointed for terms of three to five years. They may be reappointed to successive terms. Their principal career focus is the delivery of exemplary clinical care, and may include teaching, and/or research.

Tenure-Track faculty (regardless of rank) - Persons with the titles of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor who are eligible for tenure or who have obtained tenure. These faculty will have earned a doctorate (PhD), Doctor of Medicine (MD), or other terminal degree in the relevant field of study. Their primary career focus centers on research, service, and teaching. Tenure-track faculty with MD or MD/PhD degrees may also be involved in clinical care.

Research Faculty (regardless of rank) - Persons with the titles of research assistant professor, research associate professor, or research professor. These faculty will have earned a doctorate (PhD) or other terminal degree in the relevant field of study. Research faculty members are not eligible for tenure and are appointed for terms of one to five years. Their principal career focus is research.

The Ohio State University College of Medicine

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, with more than 5,000 learners, is the only academic medical center in central Ohio. Ranked as the 28th Best Medical School – Research, 40th Best Medical School – Primary Care, and 13th Most Diverse Medical School by U.S. News & World Report, it is known nationwide for curricular innovation, pioneering research, and outstanding patient care at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. With more than 2,600 faculty members, the college comprises 20 clinical departments, eight basic science departments, and a School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.

The Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center consists of The Ohio State University Health System, the College of Medicine, the Health Sciences Library, and the Faculty Group Practice. The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is committed to providing world-class care. At the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, we're proud to be celebrating our 31st consecutive year ranked in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals list. This year, the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center has 10 nationally ranked specialties out of 15, and two selected as high performing. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center as the top hospital in Columbus. The Wexner Medical Center is rated as high-performing in 14 out of 20 common procedures and conditions, including abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart attack, heart bypass surgery, and heart failure.

The University

Ohio State is a top-20 public university, and its Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is one of America’s leading academic health centers and recently ranked No. 4 on Forbes’ list of best U.S. employers for diversity. Eligible Ohio State employees receive comprehensive benefits packages, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, and state or alternative retirement options with competitive employer contributions.

The Ohio State University’s Shared Values include Excellence and Impact, Diversity and Innovation, Inclusion and Equity, Care and Compassion, and Integrity and Respect. Our university community welcomes differences, encourages open-minded exploration and courageous thinking, and upholds freedom of expression.

Ohio State is a dynamic community where opportunity thrives, and individuals transform themselves and their world. Positions are available in countless fields and specialties. Become a Buckeye and contribute to an incredible legacy that serves to guide our future and shape a better tomorrow.

The Ohio State University is committed to enhancing academic excellence. Recruiting, supporting, and retaining faculty of the highest caliber is a core component of this commitment. The Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) has established Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation (DCFR) to focus on supporting new and prospective faculty and their loved ones. Service offerings include dual careers partner consultations, identifying potential employers and/or employment opportunities, consultation and resources related to relocation, as well as identifying opportunities to engage on campus and in the surrounding community. While employment opportunities are not guaranteed, resources and consultation are provided to support the partners of new and prospective faculty as they are considering or transitioning to The Ohio State University.

In addition to being responsive to dual-career opportunities, we strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. Ohio State is an NSF ADVANCE institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

Columbus, Ohio

Located in Ohio’s capital city, Ohio State’s Columbus campus is near the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation, and technology industries. Additional information about the Columbus area is available here. In addition to its Columbus campus, Ohio State has four regional campuses including Ohio State Lima, Ohio State Mansfield, Ohio State Marion, and Ohio State Newark, in addition to Ohio State ATI in Wooster.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.


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