Thoracic Surgeon-Scientist

Portland, Oregon
Oct 17, 2021
Surgery, General
Position Type
The Providence Cancer Institute and Earle A. Chiles Research Institute is seeking a full-time board-certified Thoracic Surgeon-Scientist to join its world class team of lung cancer specialists and researchers in Portland, Oregon. With an academic appointment in the Research Institute, you'll help cultivating basic and translational science collaboration at the individual, team, and multidisciplinary levels. Responsibilities will include optimization of the clinical and basic research infrastructure within the Division to conduct clinical trials, government funded, and industry sponsored investigations. Preference will be given to applicants with an established publication and funding record. Qualified candidates will have fellowship training or a strong background and interest in the care of patients with benign and malignant diseases of the lungs, chest wall, pleural space, and mediastinum. The practice offers a full spectrum of robotic and endoscopic procedures of the lungs and esophagus, as well as dilation and stenting procedures. This position benefits from a built-in referral base from an extensive network of primary care clinics within Oregon and Southwest Washington. Come join an outstanding practice known for its innovation and quality of care throughout the Pacific Northwest.
  • Comprehensive medical/research center with opportunity for academic appointment, protected research time, and career advancement
  • This position plays a key research leadership role in the Division of Surgical Oncology.
  • Phase 1 clinical trial program and close collaboration with translational scientists
  • Immunotherapy or immunogenomic focus desirable, but not essential
  • New graduates with fellowship training or experienced clinicians are welcome to apply

Where You'll Work

A division of Providence Cancer Institute and located within the Robert W. Franz Cancer Center, the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute is a world-class research facility led by a team of more than 150 physicians and scientists in Portland, Oregon. With a primary focus on cancer immunotherapy, these industry-leading professionals work together to improve the standard of care through bench to bedside research and the integration of clinical trials into medical practices.

Where You'll Live

Portland is rich in character and culture, with strong neighborhood identities and community bonds that defy its population of 2.3 million. Home of the Portland Trail Blazers, "Rip City" is ranked No. 8 in the Best Places to Live by U.S. News & World Report, based on its high quality of life and thriving job market. A foodie mecca, Portland is ideally situated between waterfalls, beaches, Mt. Hood skiing and hiking trails, forests and the Columbia River Gorge.

Who You'll Work For

Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission - to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 16219

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