Mid-Career Research Scientist Faculty

Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing in Oregon

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 6, 2017
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing in Portland, Oregon seeks mid-career research-intensive faculty scientists at the level of Associate to Full Professor for dual roles in research and Ph.D. education. Candidates’ research programs should align with and advance the School’s Signature Science areas, which are:

  • Integrative bio-behavioral research, which includes patient-focused studies in situations of health promotion, disease prevention, acute and chronic illness, palliative care, patient-partner dyadic relationships, bio-socio-behavioral factors and outcomes.
  • Health equity research, which includes inquiry related to reducing barriers to health, health care, and health disparities, typically in partnership with communities.


Faculty in this role are expected to

  • Maintain an active program of research through grant submissions and success with NIH, other federal, and foundation/professional organization support; role model active engagement in the regional and national research enterprise; and maintain a robust peer-reviewed publication record and other dissemination, especially in podium-level and keynote presentations.
  • Teach in the Ph.D. program, particularly in the quantitative and mixed methods courses and in the Signature Science courses; serves as chair/member of Ph.D. dissertations; and mentor students toward research funding success.
  • Provide service to the School, University, and nation primarily in the research and doctoral and post-doctoral education missions.


Position Requirements

  • Ph.D. or other research doctorate; R.N. preferred.
  • Experience with Ph.D. teaching and mentoring.
  • Research/scholarship matching the School’s Signature Science areas.
  • Evidence of collaboration, funding success, and scientific impact of research.


The School of Nursing

The School of Nursing has an impressive history of research success, ranking in some years in the top 10 schools of nursing in NIH dollars to schools of nursing and others well in the top half. The School’s Ph.D. program has been awarded multiple F31 predoctoral fellowships and T32 pre- and postdoctoral programs. Research Centers have included a Center for Symptom Management and the Hartford Center of Gerontological Excellence. Historically the School’s research areas have included symptom management in chronic illness, palliative and end-of-life care, geriatrics, cancer survivorship, rural health, bio-behavioral profiles of cardiovascular disease, and family caregiving. Interprofessional team science is a hallmark of faculty’s research programs. The School and University offer rich opportunities for collaboration and research support through Offices of Research and the University’s CTSA.


The University

As the state’s only academic health center, OHSU’s breakthrough research leads to new cures, new standards of care, biomedical discoveries, and improved public health. OHSU researchers brought in over $375 million in fiscal year 2015. What sets OHSU apart from other institutions is the array of multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches our researchers take to solving the most intractable problems in human health and in promoting a culture of health for the state and nation. OHSU is a place where healing, teaching and discovery come together.


For Confidential Inquiries, Please Contact:

Virginia Tilden (tildenv@ohsu.edu) or Christopher Lee (leechri@ohsu.edu), Search Committee Co-Chairs.

To Apply:

Please apply for this position at: www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/schools/school-of-nursing/employment_son.cfm