The Department of Molecular & Medical Genetics at Oregon Health & Science University is seeking applicants for the position of physician-scientist with a research program in the genetics of lipid metabolism. This is a full time tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. We expect that the candidate will hold an MD or equivalent degree, and ideally have ABMG active candidate status or certification as a Clinical Biochemical Geneticist. This position will be 80-90% research and 20-10% clinical.
We are looking for a candidate who will lead an interdisciplinary research program in the broad fields of lipid metabolism or signaling and related processes. A research program that complements current strengths at OHSU in rare metabolic disorders, behavioral neuroscience, and bioactive lipids would be preferred.
Clinical responsibilities will also include clinical care participation in our outpatient and inpatient services as well as supervision and teaching of graduate and medical students, residents, and fellows. This position will join an outstanding established clinical team of 5 providers covering biochemical genetics services to pediatric and adult patients.
Faculty rank and salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience. Applicants must be committed to both patient care and teaching excellence.
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 research. 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