Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) has an opening for an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Bariatric Surgery. This position will work both at OHSU and Tuality Community Hospital. The position requires a strong commitment to patient care, education and teaching. In addition, the successful applicant will serve as faculty on the University teaching service to educate students, residents, fellows and clinic staff. In addition to participation in Department teaching conferences, the applicant will be responsible for didactic training for medical students, residents, other medical professionals on campus and in the Portland area.
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