Oregon Health & Science University

Assistant Professor

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Department of Medicine, Division of Arthritis & Rheumatic Diseases
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience
Per Division Head and Section Chief, includes call and weekend coverage
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Function/Duties of Position

As a faculty member of the Division of Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases, in the Department of Medicine  at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) you will report to the Division Head, Clinical Director, and Division Manager; and will be expected to contribute in each of the following areas:


Clinical Care:

  • Direct patient care in Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases outpatient clinics (may include a combination of digital and face-to-face clinics at Marquam Hill-Physicians Pavilion, Beaverton Clinic, Orenco Station (Hillsboro, OR) and/or other OHSU outpatient locations) with a minimum of six (6) clinics per week.
  • Adult rheumatology inpatient consult service for 2-3 months per year. Includes OHSU-only consult weeks (Monday-Fridays) and combined OHSU and VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS) weekend coverage.  
  • Potential assignment of eConsults and other direct and indirect patient care divisional needs assigned by the clinical director, should the need arise. 

Administrative and other duties:

  • May be assigned based on divisional needs and your areas of expertise and interest, including opportunities to participate in and to serve on institutional committees.


  • This position participates in the division’s teaching activities, including divisional conferences, student and fellow didactics and on OHSU committees as expected and approved by the Division and Department, including undergraduate medical education programs and School of Medicine graduate programs.

There are resources available for start-up research and on-going support via established processes and opportunities. Faculty interested in doing research may be eligible to apply for departmental research assistance and non-clinical time through the Director of Research, Department Chair, and Division Head.

Required Qualifications

  • Candidate must be board certified in Rheumatology.
  • Current medical staff privileges at OHSU and VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS) at the time of your start date.
  • An unrestricted Oregon Medical Board and Washington State Medical licenses, and a current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license linked to Oregon. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work at an Academic Medical Center (AMC)

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.


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