Oregon Health & Science University

Assistant Professor

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience
Monday - Friday with some evening and weekend calls
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Oregon Health & Science University is a nationally prominent research university and Oregon’s only public academic health center. As a major regional referral center, OHSU has a varied caseload. The surgical lab processes over 43,000 surgical specimens per year. The Department of Pathology has a collegial faculty, AP/CP residency program, a post-sophomore fellowship program, and five post-graduate fellowship programs. We are supported by excellent molecular genetic laboratories and state-of-the-art core laboratory. OHSU offers a variety of collaborative research opportunities and is home to the Knight Cancer Institute, an international leader in research and cancer treatment.

Function/Duties of Position

This position will be assigned to the Anatomic Pathology Division, with principal responsibilities in Hematopathology and Digital Pathology. Clinical responsibilities in hematopathology include a diverse array of adult and pediatric bone marrow and lymph node cases with ancillary flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, and may include molecular testing, including sign-out of hematopathology targeted next generation sequencing.


This position will be the Director of Informatics. This role will primarily focus on digital pathology systems such as whole slide scanning including the setup of the pathology reporting process in LIS (Beaker and EPIC) using the imaging management systems.  This position will design and support validation of various digital applications and work with our partners in dermatology, ophthalmology, and lab service. Will assist the cytopathology team in implementation of a digital cytology system for fine needle aspiration adequacies. Will work to identify the bioinformatics needs of the department and design and implement an appropriate system including securing the required resources


This position will also be assigned to an equitable share of evening and weekend call.  Service and other assignments will be reviewed and modified by the department Chair, as needed.


Educational responsibilities include participation in the instructional program for medical and graduate students, residents and fellows of the Department as assigned by the Chair.

Service responsibilities include participation in committees and councils of OHSU; outreach and public service programs and professional societies with the knowledge and consent of the Chair.


Research responsibilities are to participate in clinical and basic research programs at OHSU as opportunities provide, and to work toward funding these studies through grants and contracts.


The effort for this position at present is divided: 5% education; 40% clinical service; 5% research; 50% administrative & management.

Required Qualifications

  • Board certified in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology and board-certified or board-eligible in hematopathology.
  • Demonstrated skills in designing and implementing digital pathology and/or bioinformatics systems.
  • Interest in providing the highest quality medical care and medical education, and actively participating in clinical scholar-type research resulting in publication. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in molecular hematopathology is highly desirable.

All are welcome

Oregon 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 with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.


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