Oregon Health & Science University

Assistant Professor- Hourly On Call

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Type
School of Dentistry, Russell Street Clinic
Salary Range
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monday - Friday
7:30am - 4:00pm
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The School of Dentistry shares the mission of the Oregon Health & Science University to provide educational programs, basic and clinical research, and high quality care and community programs. We strive to foster an environment of mutual respect where the free exchange of ideas can flourish. The dental school prepares graduates in general dentistry and the dental specialties to deliver compassionate and ethical oro-facial health care.

Read more about the School of Dentistry: http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/schools/school-of-dentistry

Function/Duties of Position

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

This position reports to (supervisor):  Director of Russell Street Clinic, Dr. Beverlee Cutler

The duties of this position include:

This position is under the supervision of the Director of the Russell Street Clinic. The position is an on-call position to fill in for dentists on vacation or when extra providers are needed. 

The duties of this position are in support of the missions, goals and objects of OHSU and the School of Dentistry and include:  Providing general dentistry assessments and treatment to patients at the Russell Street Dental Clinic, including routine and urgent care; participation in the education of residents and dental students. Specific responsibilities will focus on providing direct patient care, clinical teaching at the graduate and predoctoral level, participating in dental research (including clinical research), participating in strategic planning activities.

The general pattern of working hours corresponds with scheduled clinic hours, Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4 pm.  Deviations from this pattern may be necessary at times.

Required Qualifications

  • Oregon Dental License, unrestricted, (or eligibility to obtain prior to employment)

  • Dental degree (DDS/DMD) unrestricted, from a CODA accredited school

  • Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association

  • Ability to leverage creativity, resourcefulness, and sound judgment in the analysis and resolution of dental and administrative problems; strong leadership, teamwork, and crisis management skills

  • Comprehensive skill and ability to apply modern methods, principles and practices of four-handed and advanced general dentistry

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Public health experience

Additional Details

Please note: Effective Oct. 18, 2021, all OHSU employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious exception. If you are hired by OHSU after Oct. 18, you will need to be fully vaccinated (or obtain an approved exception) prior to starting work, and need to provide proof of vaccination (or approved exception) within 10 days of starting work.

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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