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Director Contact Dermatology

Merritt Hawkins

Last Updated: 11/21/21

Job Description

Job Description & Requirements
Director Contact Dermatology in Oregon
StartDate: ASAP

Oregon Health & Science University is seeking a strong, academically focused leader who is board-certified or board-eligible in dermatology to serve as the director of its nationally recognized Contact Dermatitis Program in Portland, Oregon. This is a wonderful opportunity for the incoming physician to lead and grow the program’s clinical services, maintain and evolve a training program for resident physicians, maintain a program of scholarly and research activities, and serve as a consulting resource to OHSU and the Oregon dermatology community. The ideal candidate must have demonstrated experience and mastery in the field of contact dermatitis.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Ability to build and expand a renowned program
  • Opportunity to receive mentorship from the highly acclaimed Fran Storrs, the program’s founder
  • Work closely with the Director of the Center of Excellence in Inflammatory Diseases to create an effective multidisciplinary team of allergists, pediatric dermatologists, immunologists, and additional specialists
  • 100+ patch tests available for patients
  • Department is committed to supporting the program and providing the required resources
  • Additional research-related start-up support available

Community Highlights
Ranked #9 by U.S. News & World Report in “Best Places to Live in the U.S.,” Portland offers a wonderful quality of life for families and individuals alike. With breathtaking views all around and a genuine and welcoming community, you’ll feel right at home as soon as you arrive.
  • Exceptional public and private schools as well as local colleges and universities
  • Scenic nature and an abundance of outdoor activities
  • Live downtown or in surrounding suburbs, allowing for convenient access to the city’s many amenities, including an international airport, a variety of shops and restaurants, and professional sports


Required Qualifications
BC/BE Dermatology
Experience in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients with cutaneous diseases
Research interests
Demonstrated mastery in the field of contact dermatitis, teaching excellence, and a strong academic background

Preferred Qualifications
• Strong leadership skills
• Experience in programmatic development

Job Benefits



About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.



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Company Details

Coppell, Texas, United States
Industry Leading Physician Recruiters Merritt Hawkins & Associates is the nation's premier permanent physician search and consulting firm. As the industry leader, our mission is to create enduring permanent matches between healthcare organizations and providers seeking to enhance their professional and personal lives. We also place allied health professionals in select disciplines.