Oregon Health & Science University

Assistant Professor - Laborist

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Obstetrics and Gynecology - Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Function/Duties of Position

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is seeking OB/GYN Laborist faculty providers at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. 


The Assistant Professor or Associate Professor is a faculty member credentialed and privileged as an MD/DO, with completion of an Ob/Gyn Residency. The Assistant Professor or Associate Professor is a member of the OHSU Professional Staff practicing in accordance with the respective bylaws, and shall provide inpatient clinical services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service. The Assistant Professor is expected to comply with all laws, regulations, OHSU policy, and other applicable professional standards of practice. 


The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, discovery, and patient care. 


The duties of this position include:

  • Clinical Activities: Provide an outstanding level of clinical performance on the inpatient labor and postpartum floor including working closely with MFM providers, OBGYN Generalists and OBGYN residents. Additionally, provide services to the Emergency Department in all matters related to obstetrics and gynecologic services. Responsibilities include participation in the management of the antepartum, labor and postpartum floors for both low and high risk patients in an environment with a level 3 and 4 NICU, as well as 2 practice sites--the main academic center and a community partner. Duties also include evaluation and treatment of ED patients who present with women’s health concerns including both medical and surgical management. 
  • Scholarly Activities: Like all OHSU faculty members, Assistant Professors are expected to have some scholarly activity; this may be limited to educating learners as outlined below, but may also include research, and other grant supported work or academic papers and presentations in disciplines related to their field of expertise. Assistant Professor faculty members are expected to participate in clinical research as needed, often with the help of trained research support staff and senior faculty principal investigators.
  • Education: This position provides clinical education to fellows, residents, and medical students participating in Obstetrics and Gynecology rotations. The Assistant Professor may also help with clinical teaching of nurse and APP trainees. As part of the multidisciplinary team charged with educating learners in the outpatient clinic environment, this person would be expected to provide feedback and evaluation, both formally and informally, of learners working in obstetrics and gynecology. 
  • Administrative Activities:  As an OHSU faculty member this position would be required to participate in faculty meetings at the division and department level, and serve on OHSU committees and in other activities as requested by the department chair or division head in furtherance of division, department, or OHSU goals and objectives.

Required Qualifications

  • MD/DO degree
  • Oregon licensure
  • Completion of an Obstetrics and Gynecology residency
  • Surgical experience necessary to perform a broad range of surgeries independently, and to instruct learners in surgery
  • Board-certified or board-eligible in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Potential for academic accomplishment 

Additional Details

Please provide a cover letter and resume/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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