Oregon Health & Science University

Professor and Division Head, Infectious Diseases

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience
Monday - Friday, some evenings/weekends
8a-5p, some on-call days
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The Division of Infectious Diseases specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and research of infectious diseases and related disorders.

Function/Duties of Position

The Division Head of Infectious Diseases will apply a strong and proven commitment to excellence in research, education, and the delivery of care. They will have hiring authority and will manage the division’s financial resources. Substantial opportunities await the next Division Head to further develop and grow the division, including the following initiatives: 

  • Develop and execute a strategic vision for the division
  • Advocate for, mentor, and develop faculty
  • Enhance and increase research
  • Further build fellowship programs
  • Continue to build and enhance the division's clinical enterprise
  • Foster collaboration within the department and across the university

Required Qualifications

  • An M.D. or M.D./Ph.D, board certified or board eligible in infectious diseases, and eligible for medical licensing in the state of Oregon

Preferred Qualifications

  • An accomplished academic career with a thriving research program, and a track record in scholarly achievement and prior success in obtaining extramural funding
  • Ability to articulate an exciting vision and to collaborate and build trust with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Strong acumen and judgment in managing financial resources and the ability to develop and implement budgets effectively, aligning resources with strategic priorities
  • Understanding of, and enthusiasm for, the tripartite mission of OHSU, along with knowledge of the culture of academic medical institutions in general
  • A model of excellence, and ability to lead in a manner consistent with OHSU core values
  • Diversity and inclusion as lived values that ensure equity

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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