Melanoma Physician-Scientist, Assistant/Associate Professor, Translational Research

Portland, Oregon
Salary commensurate with experience
May 14, 2019
Jun 30, 2019
IRC30424 on OHSU's Job website
Full Time

The Knight Cancer Institute’s Melanoma Program announces recruitment for a Melanoma Medical Oncologist with an emphasis on immuno-oncology and translational research. This position will be a medical oncologist with rank commensurate with experience in the development and performance of clinical trials, immuno-oncology publications, and a record of successful collaboration. Successful candidates will have an appointment within the Division of Hematology/Oncology with secondary appointments in Cell Development and Cancer Biology, and Dermatology. The Knight Melanoma Program embraces a team-based approach and includes an interactive and engaged multidisciplinary group of providers and scientists from across OHSU. This position offers substantial protected time for academic endeavors and an extraordinary opportunity to integrate clinical care and research into a highly dynamic environment, inclusive of robust programs in immuno-oncology, targeted therapeutics and melanoma tumor biology.  

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 and oncologic disease; establish and maintain a program of scholarly activity directed toward improved understanding of the causes, detection and treatment of hematologic and oncologic disease; carry out basic research in division research space assigned by the Division Head; 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.

To apply online, please visit our website at, and enter IRC30424 into the search field. Applicants should provide a one-page statement of research interests and objectives with their curriculum vitae.

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