We seek a highly trained junior clinician scientist who can advance the translation of technology and research into the clinic while continuing to pursue new knowledge. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of research leadership and publication, a currently funded grant/contract portfolio or the potential to obtain grant funding, an interest in teaching, and the ability to engage and excel in a dynamic, collaborative, multidisciplinary research environment. The candidate will bring expertise in early physiological warning signs of cancer, biology of early tumor formation, and understanding of the interplay between early tumor formation and signaling in the brain.
This position is under the joint supervision of the Director of CEDAR and the Chair of the Department of Radiation Medicine. The individual will have responsibilities for research, service, and teaching. He or she will be expected to foster an independent research career that provides valuable new knowledge in the pursuit of early detection and treatment of cancer. The faculty member will also have a clinical practice as appropriate for their clinical specialty. Finally, they will engage in operations and implementation work at OHSU to advance research and clinical practice systems and will participate in educational offerings as relevant to their expertise. New recruits will join a highly interactive and interdisciplinary group of faculty, scientists, students, and postdoctoral fellows, and will enjoy access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.
MD, or MD/PhD
Desired Skills and Experience:
Proven success in collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams, history of success in obtaining extramural funds for clinical trials and/or basic science research. Clinical and translational research experience.
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 r...esearch. 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