2017 ORS 350.370¹
Requirements for classification as post-doctoral scholar position

(1) A public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) or the Oregon Health and Science University may classify a position as a post-doctoral scholar position if the position:

(a) Requires a doctoral or equivalent degree;

(b) Provides a temporary and defined period of employment with the university; and

(c) Provides clinical or academic research training under formal mentorship.

(2) As used in this section, “formal mentorship” means a training and mentoring program that:

(a) Is set forth in writing;

(b) Is directed by a faculty member of a public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) or the Oregon Health and Science University; and

(c) Teaches professional research skills needed to pursue the post-doctoral scholar’s anticipated career path in accordance with the requirements necessary for the funding of sponsored research projects that include funding for post-doctoral scholars. [2017 c.569 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 350—Statewide Coordination of Higher Education, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors350.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.