Oregon Health & Science University

Faculty clinician, focus in Classical Hematology (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor)

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Knight Cancer Institute, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications, internal equity, and AAMC guidelines
Monday - Friday, some weekends and holidays
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology currently has over 110 faculty and is comprised of programs in the general hematology, solid tumor oncology, bone marrow transplant & cellular therapy, hematological malignancies, and palliative medicine. The Division also oversees faculty in a number of community practices, known as Community Hematology and Oncology (CHO), and maintains a strong collaboration with the VA Medical Center, linked to the main campus by a skybridge.  Our clinical practices enroll more than 5,000 new patients each year.  


The Division, the largest component of the Knight Cancer Institute, has a goal of providing outstanding patient care, ensuring access to high quality clinical and translational clinical trials, and integration of basic research. The Division has grown significantly over the past decade, and significant growth is projected.  


The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is an international leader in research and cancer treatment. We offer unprecedented resources to transform cancer early detection, diagnosis, intervention, and treatment, supported by the successful conclusion of a $1 billion fundraising campaign completed in 2015. Known as one of the pioneers in personalized cancer medicine and early detection, the Knight Cancer Institute creates an environment that encourages visionary leadership and dedicated teamwork in support of ending cancer as we know it. Our vision is a world freed from the burden of cancer, and our guiding principles remind us we are a bold, supportive, and connected team.  


Located in beautiful Portland, Oregon, OHSU offers a highly collaborative atmosphere within a comprehensive health-care focused university with particular expertise in cancer, neurosciences, and cardiovascular medicine. Portland is consistently ranked as one of the most desirable places to live, with easy access to a vibrant city, outdoor activities, and a world-renowned food scene. These opportunities offer a highly nurturing environment to grow professionally and personally.   

Function/Duties of Position

The duties of this position are in support of the missions, goals and objectives of OHSU and the School of Medicine and include: participate in the education of medical students and house staff in accordance with assignments to the department by the Curriculum Committee and Chair; care of patients with hematologic disease; establish and maintain a program of scholarly activity directed toward improved understanding of the causes, detection and treatment of hematologic disease; participate in administrative committees and councils of the OHSU as approved by the Chair and Division Head; engage in public service through consultative activities with non-university groups with knowledge and consent of the Chair and Division Head.


It is anticipated your job will be made up of the following components: Clinical, Teaching Research/Academic, and In-Patient Service.


Successful candidates will have a good background in all aspects of General Hematology including Hemostasis and Thrombosis. They should have the ability to work across disciplines in an integrative fashion and be effective teachers.


Selected candidates will be offered an extraordinary opportunity to integrate their clinical and research programs into a highly dynamic environment. The General Hematology service has an active inpatient and outpatient consult service. The service also has strong collaborations with our Pediatric colleagues and services such as Vascular Surgery and Interventional Radiology. The Hemophilia Center is the regional core of the HRSA-funded Mountain States Hemophilia Network. With active clinical, research, and educational programs, the Hemophilia Center is a national leader in transforming the care for those affected by bleeding and clotting disorders.

Required Qualifications

  • MD, MD/PhD
  • Licensed to practice medicine in Oregon
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board eligible/certified in Hematology and or/Medical Oncology
  • Desire to deliver the best care possible to cancer patients in a clinical research environment
  • Proven track record of teaching, basic, clinical or population research and patient care excellence

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven success in collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams
  • History of success in obtaining extramural funds for clinical trials and/or basic science research

Additional Details

Please sumit a resume and cover letter with your application.

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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