Oregon Health & Science University

Assistant Professor

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
School of Dentistry, Integrative Biomedical & Diagnostic Sciences
Salary Range
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
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): Dr. Hui Wu, Interim Chair Department, of Integrative Biomedical & Diagnostic Sciences, Associate Dean of Research, School of Dentistry.

The primary duties of this position include:

  • Contribute to overall research mission in the School of Dentistry
  • Didactic teaching in the pre-doctoral and graduate level including course direction and lectures
  • Carry out independent funded research in microbiome and informatics, design appropriate studies, perform those experiments, collect and analyze data and prepare and submit manuscripts for publication
  • Collaborate with other investigators in the field
  • Write and submit grant proposals to external agencies based on their preliminary studies to expand the existing research programs, and develop new fundable research programs
  • Research mentoring and instructions to students, postdocs, research staff and visiting scholars

Required Qualifications

  • Must have completed advanced education (PhD) in a basic science specialty with at least 3 years of postdoctoral training in microbiome and bioinformatics
  • Expertise in teaching, assessment of student learning, and program evaluation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous teaching experience and/or a record of externally funded research activities and maintain an active research and service portfolio
  • Track record of collaborations with desirable experts in their research programs

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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