Assistant Professor

OHSU, Department of Physiology & Pharmacology
Portland, Oregon
Salary dependent on experience
Oct 27, 2017
Dec 26, 2017
OHSU, Department of Physiology & Pharmacology
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Pharmaceutical, Physical
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)

Chemical Biology in Combination with Biomedical Research


The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at the Oregon Health & Science University invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty positions from individuals interested in merging chemical biology and physiology with the goal to develop and use molecular techniques that will further our understanding of diseases and their underlying mechanisms. Preference will be given to applicants with a research record in organic chemistry/chemical biology as well as neurophysiology, endocrinology and metabolism, cardiovascular physiology or cancer biology.

We seek individuals who will develop an independent and vibrant research program, collaborate well with the current investigators and contribute to the teaching of graduate students. OHSU offers a highly interactive research environment and immediate access to core facilities for various imaging modalities, cryo-electron microscopy, deep sequencing, proteomics, metabolomics, and more. The department recently appointed Carsten Schultz as a new chair and is expected to undergo an exciting new phase of re-orientation and growth.

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

To apply please submit a single PDF containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research interests (not more than 3 pages) to Ms. Amy Johnson, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at  Additionally, all applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly to

Completed applications and letters of reference will be reviewed beginning December 15, 2017, however the position will remain open until filled.