Diagnostic Radiology Open Faculty Positions

Tram, bus, and cars on Marquam Hill

OHSU is the state’s only academic health center. We serve more than a quarter of a million patients each year, approximately 140,000 examinations last year were performed in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology. We employ sub-specialized radiologists and several full-time staff physicists. Our facilities include a  multitude of modern  and updated reading rooms equipped with PACS workstations and several Image processing workstations including Philips, Invivo, and AGFA.

OHSU researchers continue to make breakthrough discoveries in an environment that fosters unique multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches to the most intractable problems in human health. In addition, the affiliated Portland VA Medical Center and Shriners Children’s Hospital are co-located on the Marquam Campus, increasing the department’s exposure to a wide variety of clinical pathologies.

OHSU is located in the west hills of Portland, Oregon. Endless outdoor recreational activities are easily accessible from the city. The ocean and mountains are less than 1-1/2 hours away. Metropolitan Portland has won many awards for city planning and offers the best of urban living without sacrificing the landscape.

To apply

Unless noted otherwise, please send a cover letter and CV to Fergus Coakley, MD, Professor and Chair, OHSU Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Mail code: L340, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098, or by email to Coakleyf@ohsu.edu. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

All posted positions are available, postings are removed as soon as they are filled.

Cardiothoracic Imaging Radiologist

The Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Department of Diagnostic Radiology is seeking a faculty member for our Cardiothoracic Imaging Section. Appointment will be at the level of Assistant, Associate or full Professor, depending upon qualifications.

As the only academic medical center in the state of Oregon, OHSU provides a full spectrum of care to a large and diverse population, including the Knight Cancer and Knight Cardiovascular Institutes. Accordingly, the department has state-of-the-art imaging equipment and sees patients with a wide mix of complexity and pathology. Academic activities within the section are centered on the promotion of excellence in the evidence-based application, performance, and interpretation of Cardiothoracic Imaging.

The campus offers excellent opportunities for multidisciplinary research, with a history of innovative and collaborative studies. OHSU is home to numerous specialized research centers and institutes, including one of the first Clinical and Translational Sciences Award-funded programs in the country (the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute), the Advanced Imaging Research Center (dedicated to improving medical imaging), the Knight Cancer Institute, the Dotter interventional Institute, and the Knight Cardiovascular Institute. The Knight Cancer Institute is the only NCI-designated Cancer Center in Oregon.

Clinical responsibilities will include interpretation of all aspects of thoracic (CT/MR and radiographs) and cardiac imaging (CT and MR); as well as thoracic biopsies/aspirations. Familiarity with imaging of acquired and congenital heart diseases and imaging of minimally invasive techniques in the adult population is expected. Familiarity with cardiac imaging in the pediatric patient population would be desirable. Participation in numerous excellent weekly interdisciplinary conferences is expected.  Educational responsibilities will include teaching at all levels commensurate with a large academic center, including medical student, resident and fellow training.

Candidates must be ABR board certifying eligible after passing the ABR Core Exam and successful completion of an ACGME-accredited residency. International Medical Graduates are eligible for the position provided they have a valid ECFMG certificate, have completed an ACGME-accredited residency and ABR Core Exam, or are otherwise board-eligible through the ABR IMG Alternate Pathway program. Candidates currently undertaking Fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Imaging are encouraged to apply. OHSU is committed to diversity, and applications from women and under-represented minorities are encouraged.

Interested applicants should apply online and send a cover letter and CV to Cristina Fuss, MD, Associate Professor and Section Chief Cardiothoracic Imaging, OHSU Department of Diagnostic Radiology, fussc@ohsu.edu. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Learn more and visit the Cardiothoracic section page.

Attending Radiologist, OHSU-Columbia Memorial Hospital

Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is expanding our collaboration with OHSU by offering Clinical Associate positions with the academic medical center which provides the opportunity to practice general radiology in our small community hospital on the northern Oregon coast.  As a general radiologist in Astoria your clinical responsibilities will include all modalities, interventional procedures, and PET CT.  CMH utilizes Powerscribe 360 and Phillips iSite for their PAC’s system, Phillips for the US and interventional equipment.  In addition, the hospital has a Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exam with the SmartCurve™ and 2 Siemens MRI scanners; a 3.0 Tesla Trio and 1.5 Tesla of Avanto. CMH is a full-service, critical access, not-for-profit, Planetree-Certified hospital which shares a collaborative relationship with OHSU. This partnership has resulted in a beneficial intersection of academic and rural medicine for the patients of our coastal communities. Over the years, our relationship has grown to include collaborations within cancer care, cardiology, emergency medicine, general surgery, urology and now radiology. This opportunity is for an OHSU employed position with a strong compensation and benefits package that includes: Competitive compensation package including a sign-on bonus, CME, and relocation assistance. It will provide an excellent work-life balance with generous time off.

We invite you to explore our full organization and consider this exciting opportunity to join an established community practice as it joins an established community practice as it joins Oregon's only academic health center. 

https://columbiamemorial.org/ and https://www.ohsu.edu/human-resources/affiliate-jobs. 

Candidates must be ABR board certifying eligible after passing the ABR Core Exam and successful completion of an ACGME-accredited residency. International Medical Graduates are eligible for the position provided they have a valid ECFMG certificate, have completed an ACGME-accredited residency and ABR Core Exam, or are otherwise board-eligible through the ABR IMG Alternate Pathway program. OHSU is committed to diversity, and applications from women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged.

Interested applicants should apply online and send a cover letter and CV to Fergus Coakley, MD, Chair, OHSU Department of Diagnostic Radiology, coakleyf@ohsu.edu. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Musculoskeletal Imaging Radiologist

The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Department of Diagnostic Radiology is seeking a well-trained, subspecialized radiologist to join the Musculoskeletal Imaging team dedicated to outstanding patient care, resident and fellow teaching, and academic excellence.  Our department has state-of-the-art imaging equipment and sees patients with a wide mix of complexity and pathology. Clinical responsibilities will include general MSK radiographs, MRI and CT (including sports, oncology, rheumatology), diagnostic MSK ultrasound, and attendance at interdisciplinary conferences.  The section also performs a high volume of CT and US-guided procedures, including spine and extremity biopsies, osteoid osteoma radiofrequency ablations, and joint injections. Academic activities within the section are centered on the promotion of excellence in the evidence-based application, performance, and interpretation of Musculoskeletal Imaging. 

The campus offers excellent opportunities for multidisciplinary research, with a history of innovative and collaborative studies. OHSU is home to numerous specialized research centers and institutes, including one of the first Clinical and Translational Sciences Award-funded programs in the country (the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute), the Advanced Imaging Research Center (dedicated to improving medical imaging), the Knight Cancer Institute, the Dotter interventional Institute, and the Knight Cardiovascular Institute. The Knight Cancer Institute is the only NCI-designated Cancer Center in Oregon.

Candidates must be ABR board certifying eligible after passing the ABR Core Exam and successful completion of an ACGME-accredited residency. International Medical Graduates are eligible for the position provided they have a valid ECFMG certificate, have completed an ACGME-accredited residency and ABR Core Exam, or are otherwise board-eligible through the ABR IMG Alternate Pathway program. OHSU is committed to diversity, and applications from women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged.

Interested applicants should apply online and send a cover letter and CV to Fergus Coakley, MD, Chair, OHSU Department of Diagnostic Radiology, coakleyf@ohsu.edu. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Learn more and visit the Musculoskeletal Imaging and Interventional section page.

Pediatric and Fetal Imaging Radiologist

The Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Department of Diagnostic Radiology is seeking a well-trained, subspecialized radiologist to join the pediatric imaging team dedicated to outstanding patient care, resident and fellow teaching, and academic excellence. Radiology coverage of other sections may be assigned as needed. The duties of this position include providing pediatric radiology clinical care to patients of OHSU hospital.  Instruction of medical students, house staff, and fellows is expected in the clinical setting, as well as assigned lectures over the course of the year. Administrative duties may be assigned based on department needs and areas of expertise and interest, including department management and institutional committees.  

This position is dedicated to clinical activities such as:

  • Perform or interpret the outcomes of diagnostic imaging procedures including MRI, CT, PET, and Ultrasound.
  • Prepare comprehensive interpretive reports of findings and document the performance, interpretation and outcomes of procedures performed.
  • Review or transmit images and information using picture archiving and communications systems.
  • Communicate exam findings and diagnostic information to referring physicians and patients.
  • Confer with medical professionals regarding image-based diagnoses.
  • Evaluate medical information to determine patients risk factors and make decisions regarding appropriateness of procedures.
  • Discuss procedures with patients and recognize and treat complications during and after procedures.
  • Administer radiopaque substances to render internal structures and organs visible on films and perform interventional procedures such as lumbar punctures and biopsies.

This position is dedicated to administrative duties such as:

  • Participate in departmental meetings or institutional committees.
  • Complete required peer-review studies for semi-annual quality metrics.
  • Maintain compliance with physician credentialing and other institutional employee requirements.

This position is dedicated to education/research activities such as:

  • Supervise and teach medical students, residents, and fellows.
  • Participate in quality improvement projects.
  • Perform research involving diagnostic imaging techniques or cases to improve knowledge about medical issues.
  • Participate in continuing education activities.

The campus offers excellent opportunities for multidisciplinary research, with a history of innovative and collaborative studies. OHSU is home to numerous specialized research centers and institutes, including one of the first Clinical and Translational Sciences Award-funded programs in the country (the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute), the Advanced Imaging Research Center (dedicated to improving medical imaging), the Knight Cancer Institute, the Dotter interventional Institute, and the Knight Cardiovascular Institute. The Knight Cancer Institute is the only NCI-designated Cancer Center in Oregon.

Candidates must be ABR board certifying eligible after passing the ABR Core Exam and successful completion of an ACGME-accredited residency. International Medical Graduates are eligible for the position provided they have a valid ECFMG certificate, have completed an ACGME-accredited residency and ABR Core Exam, or are otherwise board-eligible through the ABR IMG Alternate Pathway program. OHSU is committed to diversity, and applications from women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged.

Interested applicants should apply online and send a cover letter and CV to Fergus Coakley, MD, Chair, OHSU Department of Diagnostic Radiology, coakleyf@ohsu.edu. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Learn more and visit the Pediatric Imaging section page.

Neuroradiologist

The Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Department of Diagnostic Radiology is seeking a faculty member for our Neuroradiology Section. The appointment will be at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, depending upon qualifications.

As the only academic medical center in the state of Oregon, OHSU provides a full spectrum of care to a large and diverse population.  The Neuroradiology section covers the OHSU Hospital as well as the connected Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and VA Medical Center.  The department has state-of-the-art imaging equipment and is currently installing an intraoperative MR and sees patients with a wide mix of complexity and pathology. Academic activities within the section are centered on the promotion of excellence in the evidence-based application, performance, and interpretation of Neuroradiology Imaging.

The campus offers excellent opportunities for multidisciplinary research, with a history of innovative and collaborative studies. OHSU is home to numerous specialized research centers and institutes, including one of the first Clinical and Translational Sciences Award-funded programs in the country (the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute), the Advanced Imaging Research Center (dedicated to improving medical imaging), the Knight Cancer Institute, the Dotter interventional Institute, and the Knight Cardiovascular Institute. The Knight Cancer Institute is the only NCI-designated Cancer Center in Oregon.

Clinical responsibilities will include interpretation of all aspects of neuroradiology including brain, spine, ENT, and pediatric imaging.  Collegial interdisciplinary conferences and tumor boards exist. Participation in numerous excellent weekly interdisciplinary conferences is expected.  Educational responsibilities will include teaching at all levels commensurate with a large academic center, including medical students, residents, and fellow training. Learn more and visit the Neuroradiology section page.

Candidates must be ABR board certifying eligible after passing the ABR Core Exam and successful completion of an ACGME-accredited residency. International Medical Graduates are eligible for the position provided they have a valid ECFMG certificate, have completed an ACGME-accredited residency and ABR Core Exam, or are otherwise board-eligible through the ABR IMG Alternate Pathway program. Candidates currently undertaking Fellowship training in Neuroradiology are encouraged to apply. OHSU is committed to diversity, and applications from women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged.

Please apply online. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.