Oregon Health & Science University

Assistant Professor

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Department of Neurology
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Come and join our Neurocritical Care teams providing tertiary care to neurologically injured patients at OHSU (a 550-bed Magnet hospital and Comprehensive Stroke Center with Level-1 Trauma designation, and the only academic hospital in Oregon). OHSU has a busy neurosurgical service, including functional and epilepsy surgery, as well as a cerebrovascular and skull base program and an intraoperative MRI suite. The Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (NSICU) is a state-of-the-art 17-bed ICU that admits all neurologically injured patients in need of critical care, including patients with ischemic or hemorrhagic strokes, status epilepticus, neuromuscular disorders, and those undergoing neurosurgical and neurointerventional procedures. This creates a practice environment with an excellent mix of surgical and non-surgical ICU patients. Our Neurocritical Care certified NSICU faculty include neurologists, anesthesiologists, and neurosurgeons. We are looking for an energetic physician who has completed training in Neurocritical Care and wants to join our dynamic team.

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.  Appointee shall have a demonstrated competence in research, teaching, patient care or administration or combinations of these activities.  The potential for academic accomplishment should be evident. 

Teaches trainees and support staff in their area of professional expertise.  Teaching is done through assigned lectures to be given during the course of the year and through teaching in the course of performing their own job by modeling best practices, mentoring trainees, guiding learning through delegating graduated and focused levels of responsibility.  Assistant Professors have a demonstrated competence in teaching and are knowledgeable about relevant guidelines from all applicable regulating bodies. (e.g. ACGME competencies for clinical faculty).


Provides an outstanding level of professional performance.  Professional performance is to be delivered in a manner that is compliant with the regulations and guidelines of all relevant regulating bodies. Treats all patients, research subjects, trainees and co-workers with dignity and respect.


May maintain a program of scholarly research activity directed toward improved understanding of the causes, detection, and treatment of diseases.  May develop and direct scholarly research activities focused toward improving the educational foundation within neurology and critical care medicine.  May engage in public service through consultative activities with OHSU and non-University groups as approved by the Chair.  May also participate in additional departmental or hospital administration as approved by the Chair.

Required Qualifications

  • Certification or eligibility for certification in Neurocritical Care is required
  • Residency training in Neurology and board certification/eligibility in Neurology are required
  • Demonstrated competence in patient care & teaching are expected
  • MD or DO - Valid Oregon medical license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fellowship training in Neurocritical Care is desirable/preferred

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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