Otolaryngology Division Director


Hiring Facility: Cincinnati Children’s
Hiring Facility Address: 3333 Burnet Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229
Employment Position Title: Otolaryngology Division Director

The Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, seeks a collaborative and distinguished board-certified academic pediatric otolaryngologist with experience as an outstanding academic leader and record of excellence in clinical practice, to serve as the next Division Chief. This is a unique opportunity to join a world-class academic pediatric health system dedicated to providing the best clinical care and outcomes for all children, being at the forefront of innovative research, and training the residents and fellows of the future.

The Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology is comprised of 18 faculty and 13 advanced practice providers, with a large support staff. The Division provides comprehensive and nationally recognized clinical service across all pediatric subspecialties within the field and enjoys multiple internal and external interdisciplinary collaborations both clinically and scientifically. The research enterprise of the Division boasts national and international recognition for excellence in basic science and translational funded grants.

The next Chief will lead the Division of Otolaryngology to further expand its clinical footprint in a manner that promotes the use of the most advanced surgical options, improves access for all through current and expanded delivery models and achieves highest quality pediatric patient care. This vision will be congruent with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center strategy to integrate the surgical sciences and further strengthen relationships with external affiliates and drive tertiary and quaternary patient care growth through new programs and partnerships.

The next Chief will be eligible for appointment as an affiliate faculty member of the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  The faculty appointment is made through the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and faculty appointment rank will be based on experience and qualifications in accordance with UC guidelines.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is nationally ranked as the Top Pediatric Hospital, among 200 hospitals surveyed by US News and World Report. Cincinnati is a vibrant community with a metropolitan population of 2.1 million. Cincinnati features world-class amenities and a very affordable cost of living, which together make Cincinnati one of America’s most livable cities.


The successful candidate will be an outstanding academic leader and respected clinician with a record of academic productivity and demonstrated ability to effectively inspire, lead and mentor. The following personal qualities and professional qualifications and experience are expected:

  1. Ability to develop a collaborative vision, with a record for successfully implementing new initiatives that advance the field of Otolaryngology.
  2. Experience with leadership and management of financial and other resources.
  3. Demonstrated experience in recruiting, retaining, and mentoring top faculty and students.
  4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that build and maintain trust with faculty, staff, administration, trainees, and all other stakeholders.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to valuing and actively promoting diversity.
  6. Respect for the tradition of collaborative science at Cincinnati Children’s.
  7. MD, DO, MD/PhD degree, or equivalent.
  8. Qualified for Associate or Full Professor Rank.
  9. National recognition as an academic leader in the field.
  10. Outstanding academic credentials.
  11. Experience within the academic medical center setting and working with a culturally diverse population.
  12. An uncompromising commitment to excellence in research and education.
  13. Experience leading a faculty group.

Cincinnati Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA).

To apply, please send a letter of interest, including information on research, education, leadership, and diversity and a Curriculum Vitae to Nathan Gohlke, Nathan.Gohlke@cchmc.org, Talent Acquisition Physician Faculty Recruiter.

Confidential inquiries and nominations should be addressed to the search committee chair, Jason Frischer, MD, Jason.Frischer@cchmc.org.