The Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is seeking a highly-qualified translational or clinical researcher in Breast Oncology for the Knight Cancer Institute.
OHSU and the Knight Cancer Institute are built from a foundation of innovation, inclusion, and collaboration. Continuing this culture, this Breast Oncologist will apply a strong and proven commitment to excellence in research, education, and the delivery of care.
The successful candidate will ensure the university’s mission and goals of research, patient care, teaching, and outreach, and public service are met. Keys for the successful candidate shall be a Clinical or translational physician investigator, with the intellectual vision to develop and expand breast cancer research at the Knight Cancer Institute.
This position is eligible for endowment from the Leonard Schnitzer Endowment, provided by the Schnitzer family. This generous endowment from such a prominent and generous family will provide the selected, qualified candidate access to funds and will be tasked with marrying the Knight Cancer Institute’s mission for innovation and vision to expand OHSU’s breast cancer footprint, relevance in the market, and impact to patients. The successful applicant for this position will be nominated for this endowment, subject to OHSU policies governing such appointments, including length and term of the appointment, and subject to approval by the Dean of the School of Medicine and the OHSU Provost.
The current team in Breast Oncology is comprised of three talented, highly skilled physicians who collaborate across multiple disciplines to advance breast cancer research.
Promote Discovery (Clinical, Translational, and Basic Research):
The duties of this position are in support of the missions, goals, and objectives of OHSU and the School of Medicine and include: participate in the education of medical students and house staff in accordance with assignments to the department by the Curriculum Committee and Chair; care of patients with breast cancer; establish and maintain a program of scholarly activity directed toward improved understanding of the causes, detection, and treatment of breast cancer; carry out basic research in division research space assigned by the Division Head; participate in administrative committees and councils of the OHSU as approved by the Chair and Division Head; engage in public service through consultative activities with non-university groups with knowledge and consent of the Chair and Division Head.
It is anticipated the position will be made up of the following components: Clinical, teaching research/academic, and inpatient service.
The ideal candidate will be a collaborative and creative individual with a distinguished publication and funding record in breast cancer research. Other key competencies:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.