The Department of Dermatology at Oregon Health and Science University is actively seeking exceptional applicants for an academic dermatopathology position within the division of dermatopathology. The focus of the position will be on both part-time clinical service, as well as opportunities for teaching, research, or subspecialty clinics for the remainder. Individuals with a subspecialty interest in melanoma molecular genetics, new imaging technologies such as confocal microscopy, or cutaneous lymphoma are encouraged to apply. We are seeking motivated clinicians with a high level of skill, an inquisitive intellect, and a team-player approach to join colleagues in a thriving, collegial premier department within the heart of the picturesque Pacific Northwest. Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter with their CV for review.
Teaching trainees, medical students and support staff in accordance with assignments by the Chair. Teaching is done through assigned lectures to be given during the course of the year and through teaching in the course of performing their own job by modeling best practices, mentoring trainees and guiding learning through delegating graduated and focused levels of responsibility. Appointee shall establish and maintain a program of scholarly activities directed toward improving understanding of the causes, detection and treatment of diseases. The appointee shall have a demonstrated competence in teaching. This position also contributes to the administration of the department as assigned by the Chair; specifically, by helping select residents and participating in administrative committees and councils of OHSU as approved by the Chair.
Providing an outstanding level of professional performance (e.g. quality of investigation for research faculty; quality of clinical care for clinical faculty; quality of administrative function in education office). Professional performance is to be delivered in a manner that is compliant with the OHSU Code of Conduct. Appointee shall treat all patients, research subjects, trainees and co-workers with dignity and respect.
Maintaining a program of scholarly research activity directed toward improved understanding of the causes, detection, and treatment of diseases. May develop and direct scholarly research activities focused toward improving the educational foundation within dermatology. May engage in public service through consultative activities with OHSU and non-University groups as approved by the Chair. May also participate in additional departmental or hospital administration as approved by the Chair. (Optional)
Appointee shall have a demonstrated competence in research, teaching, patient care, administration or combinations of these activities. The potential for academic accomplishment should be evident.
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