Oregon Health & Science University

OHSU Student Worker

Job Locations US-OR-Beaverton
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Type
Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC)
Salary Range
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) is located 12 miles west of the OHSU main campus, and sits on 162 acres of land featuring forested areas, research and administration buildings, indoor and outdoor animal housing, a pond, and 2-mile perimeter walking path. Our mission is to improve human health and the quality of life through the support of nonhuman primate research programs that advance our knowledge of the causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of debilitating diseases.

Function/Duties of Position

The Student Worker will assist with computational analysis of NHP genome sequencing data to discover and characterize genetic variation and participate in the intellectual life of the lab by attending lab meetings and online seminars.

Required Qualifications

  • Enrolled in or on vacation from or is otherwise registered in a Graduate Program (minimum 4.5 credit hours)

  • Previous experience in using computational tools in the context of a biological problem

  • Experience in using R

  • Understanding of genetics concepts

  • Knowledge of basic statistical methods frequently used in the biomedical sciences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a Linux/UNIX computing environment

Additional Details

Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter, CV/resume and references.

Working conditions: Position will be 100% computational and remote.

 Physical demands & equipment usage: Requires extensive work with a computer and could include sitting at a desk for long periods.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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