As a member of the Division of Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases in the Department of Medicine, you will report to the Division Head (Dr. Jim Rosenbaum) and will be expected to contribute in each of the following areas:
Research . The primary duties include the development and maintenance of a productive research laboratory related to microbiome, innate immunity, and the pathogenesis of arthritis, uveitis, and inflammatory bowel disease in patients and in rodent models, and supervise other researchers in pursuit of these goals. Other expectations include the supervision of laboratory members, writing and submitting successful research proposals for extramural funding, publishing findings, and mentoring graduate students and research fellows in a laboratory setting. Duties also include supporting development of Division-wide research initiatives.
Education . This position participates in the division\u2019s teaching activities, including divisional conferences, student and fellow didactics and on OHSU committees as expected and approved by the Division and Department, including undergraduate medical education programs and School of Medicine graduate programs.
Administration . Administrative and other duties may be assigned based on department needs and your areas of expertise and interest, including opportunities to participate in departmental management and to serve on institutional committees.
The incumbent will have the potential to maintain an externally funded research program, collaborate internationally to advance the field of Rheumatology, and the ability to collaborate with other scientists.
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