Oregon Health & Science University

Dermatologist, Contact Dermatitis Program Director

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

Department Overview

OHSU Dermatology is located in the Center for Health & Healing on the South Waterfront in Portland, Oregon. The Department of Dermatology is dedicated to providing our patients the best and most innovative dermatologic care for the broad range of skin, hair, nail, and mucous membrane disorders. Oregon Health & Science University is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for all Oregonians through excellence, innovation, and leadership in health care, education, and research.

Function/Duties of Position

The OHSU Department of Dermatology seeks a Director for its nationally recognized Contact Dermatitis Program in Portland Oregon. 


Founded by the legendary Dr. Fran Storrs, the clinic serves as a vital statewide and regional referral source, seeing patients from all over Oregon, and neighboring states. The referral based-clinic focuses almost exclusively on patients with dermatitis and occupational skin disorders. The Director will lead and grow clinical services, maintain and evolve a training program for resident physicians, maintain a program of scholarly/research activities, and be consulting resource to OHSU and the Oregon dermatology community.


Additional research-related start-up support is available for applicants with an interest in these areas. The director will work closely with Dr. Eric Simpson, Director of the Center of Excellence in Inflammatory Diseases, to create an effective multidisciplinary team of allergists, pediatric dermatologists, immunologists, and other relevant specialists. 


This position may also have opportunities for additional clinics in Medical Dermatology.


Depending on the qualifications of the person selected, the position may be filled as an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Salary shall be commensurate with rank. Clinical and academic bonuses are available based upon productivity.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Degree and Board certification/eligibility in Dermatology as well as experience in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients with cutaneous diseases
  • Research interests may be clinical or basic science 
  • Demonstrated mastery in the field of contact dermatitis, teaching excellence, and a strong academic background

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Experience in programmatic development

Additional Details

Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and CV.

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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