Oregon Health & Science University

Assistant or Associate Professor

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

Department Overview

Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery has an excellent professional opportunity as a board certified/eligible, fellowship trained, general surgeon to join our team dedicated to outstanding patient care at OHSU in Portland, Oregon.  The reporting relationship is to the Division Head and OHSU Department of Surgery Chair within the School of Medicine.  This position will start in the 2022 academic year and can be negotiated.  

Function/Duties of Position

• Clinical. The candidate is expected to have proficiency in abdominal wall reconstruction, complex hernia repair, fistulas, and have experience with advanced endoscopic therapies. Interest in nutritional studies a plus. The Division Head of General Surgery will assign the clinical schedule. Typical clinical responsibilities include 1-2 days in clinic and scheduled OR time throughout the week and can include occasional weekends. This position will also be expected to take call, as assigned, with other faculty on nights, weekends, and holidays. OHSU has affiliate partners within the Northern Oregon region and there may be an opportunity for performing surgeries in those locations on a limited basis.

• Education. Since OHSU is a teaching facility, teaching medical students and residents in the clinical setting as well as through assigned lectures to be given during the course of the year is required. Teaching assignments will be given from the Director of Education.
• Research. There are resources available for start-up research and ongoing support in line with other faculty and Division needs. There may be opportunities to collaborate with other department faculty on research projects that may be of interest.
• Administration. Administrative and other duties may be assigned based on Department needs and areas of expertise and interest. There will be opportunities to participate in Departmental management and to serve on institutional committees.


Required Qualifications

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in General Surgery
  • MIS Fellowship, and specialized training in complex hernia repair and abdominal wall reconstruction is encouraged

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.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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