Oregon Health & Science University Assistant or Associate Professor in Portland, Oregon

Work Unit Description

OHSU Behavioral Neuroscience is located on Marquam Hill in Portland, Oregon. It is Portland’s largest, and the state’s fourth largest employer (excluding government) with more than 15,600 employees and 4,500 students and trainees – supported by a current annual budget of $2.8 billion including about $390 million in external research funding, and philanthropic support through the OHSU Foundation totaling $635 million in 2016. Multiple departments rank among the top 5 in annual grant awards. Oregon Health & Science University is Oregon’s only public academic public academic health center and respected nationally as a prominent hub for life-changing research. It is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for all Oregonians through excellence, innovation and leadership in health care, education and research.

We offer highly competitive recruitment packages, strong commitments to faculty support, comprehensive benefits, relocation services, and a rewarding work and life environment.

Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range
  • FTE: 1.0, Full Time
  • Schedule: To be Determined
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
  • Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill)
  • Job Type: Faculty
Functions/Duties of Position

The Department of Behavioral Neuroscience at Oregon Health & Science University seeks tenure-track faculty candidates in systems, computational, or translational neuroscience.

Applications are encouraged from individuals using advanced imaging or electrophysiological methods to study the dynamic properties of behaviorally relevant circuits in animals or humans as they relate to psychopathology.

The Department of Behavioral Neuroscience is a highly collaborative department, with collaborations among faculty within the department and between department faculty and the broader neuroscience community at OHSU, which includes the Vollum Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research, the Jungers Center for Neurosciences Research, the Oregon National Primate Research Center, and the VA Portland Health Care System.

We seek outstanding applicants who have a Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. who are working to complete post-doctoral training or are in early stages of an independent position, but applications from all ranks will be considered. Salary and start-up funds will be commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin May 15th, 2017.

OHSU places a high priority on cultural diversity; thus, we seek candidates with a demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disabled and ethnic backgrounds of OHSU’s students and employees.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience or a related field
  • Record of scholarly achievement and potential for obtaining extramural funding
Additional Details

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.

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor

Department: Behavioral Neuroscience

Location: MAC 2214

Drug Testable: No

Job: IRC57436