Oregon Health & Science University

Academic Bone and Soft Tissue Pathologist

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
To be Determined
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Oregon Health & Science University is a nationally prominent research university and Oregon’s only public academic health center. As a major regional referral center, OHSU has a varied and challenging caseload. The surgical pathology lab processes over 43,000 surgical specimens per year. The Department of Pathology has a collegial faculty, AP/CP residency program, a post-sophomore fellowship program, and five post-graduate fellowship programs. We are supported by excellent molecular genetic laboratories and a state-of-the-art core laboratory. OHSU offers a variety of collaborative research opportunities and is home to the Knight Cancer Institute, an international leader in research and cancer treatment.


OHSU is a nationally recognized tertiary care facility for soft tissue and bone tumors. Together with the Knight Diagnostic Laboratories, Pathology works with a multidisciplinary team of experienced orthopedic surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists offering personalized medical care to patients with bone and soft tissue neoplasms. The pathology department reviews approximately 2000 bone and soft tissue cases per year with 400 consultations.

Function/Duties of Position

This position will be assigned to the Anatomic Pathology Division with principal responsibilities in Surgical Pathology which operates under a subspecialty sign out model. Responsibilities include:

  • The clinical service and teaching functions of the sections, as well as sharing evening and weekend call on an equal basis. Your service and other assignments will be reviewed and modified by the department Chair, as needed
  • Participation in the instructional program for medical and graduate students, residents and fellows of the Department as assigned by the Chair
  • Participation in committees and councils of OHSU; outreach and public service programs and professional societies with the knowledge and consent of the Chair
  • Participation in clinical and basic research programs at OHSU as opportunities provide, and to work toward funding these studies through grants and contracts

The effort for this position at present is divided:  10% teaching; 80% clinical service; 10% research.

Required Qualifications

  • Board certified in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
  • Interest in providing the highest quality medical care and medical education and actively participating in clinical scholar-type research resulting in publication
  • Bone and soft tissue fellowship or equivalent combination of training and experience

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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