Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor in Portland, OR

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Ohsu Healthcare   •  

Portland, OR 97201

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers

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Not Specified years

Posted 46 days ago

Work Unit DescriptionThe OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, known as one of the pioneers in personalized cancer medicine, is an international leader in research and cancer treatment. Driven by its mission to end cancer as we know it, the institute is building upon its expertise in targeted treatments to advance the early detection of cancer when the disease is most treatable.

Every Knight Cancer Institute employee is expected to embody our guiding principles:

  • We act BOLDLY—Breakthroughs require pushing the boundaries of science, exploring new frontiers, and thinking differently.
  • We SUPPORT each other—Respect leads to trust, which leads to excellence.
  • We work as a CONNECTED team — We must leverage our collective brain power to conquer cancer because no one individual can do it alone.


Functions/Duties of PositionThe appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university's missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.

The duties of this position are in support of the missions, goals and objectives of OHSU and the School of Medicine and include:

  • Participate in the education of medical students and house staff in accordance with assignments to the department by the Curriculum Committee and Chair
  • Care of patients with oncologic disease of the lung and/or head and neck
  • Establish and maintain a program of scholarly activity directed toward improved understanding of the causes, detection and treatment of oncologic disease
  • Participate in administrative committees and councils of OHSU as approved by the Chair and Division Head
  • Engage in public service through consultative activities with non-university groups with knowledge and consent of the Chair and Division Head

It is anticipated this position will be made up of the following components: Clinical, Teaching Research/Academic, and Service. Academic rank will be based on qualifications.

Job RequirementsRequired Qualifications:

  • MD or MD/PhD
  • Licensed to practice medicine in Oregon
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board eligible/certified in Hematology and or/Medical Oncology
  • Demonstrated background, focus, and drive to excel, as well as the desire to deliver the best care possible to cancer patient in a clinical research environment
  • Proven track record of teaching, basic, clinical or population research and excellent patient care

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven success in collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams
  • History of success in obtaining extramural funds for clinical trials and/or basic science research

Additional DetailsOregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals withdiverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply.

Valid Through: 2019-10-30