The Assistant Professor position will be in the area of GU medical oncology, with a focus on clinical research. This position will join a robust clinical and translational program at OHSU that has made significant contributions to research in prostate and non-prostate genitourinary malignancies. The GU Medical Oncologist will develop and lead therapeutic clinical trials to move the field of genitourinary cancer research forward. They will have the opportunity to work with other members of the GU medical oncology team, other clinical specialties such as Urology and Radiation Oncology, and Knight Cancer Institute basic scientists with expertise in Genomics, Immunology, and Cancer Biology.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm