Oregon Health & Science University

Postdoctoral Researcher

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences
Salary Range
NIH Salary scale, Commensurate with qualifications, experience and internal equity
Monday through Friday, evenings and weekends vary
Working hours of this position will vary but usually 8:30am-5pm with flexibility for occasional evenings and weekends due to scientific needs or grant applications.
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The Butler Clock Physiology Lab is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to study circadian rhythms, sex differences, and the effects of circadian disruption on health and disease in animal models. For more information about the lab: https://www.ohsu.edu/oregon-institute-occupational-health-sciences/butler-clock-physiology-lab

Our lab is looking to hire candidates with curiosity and enthusiasm for science. The successful applicant will join a community at OHSU with strengths in circadian and sleep biology in animal models and humans.

Function/Duties of Position

  • Research fellows are strongly supported in their professional development by a mentoring team that provides guidance on career trajectory.
  • Duties will include animal and bench experiments, data analysis, and writing and presenting the results.
  • Salary and rank are commensurate with education, skills, and experience.
  • OHSU community and the Oregon community at large, seek to foster an environment free of discrimination, harassment and inequity for employees, students, patients and visitors. We value equity, respect for all, access, inclusion and integrity. 


Required Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in biology, neuroscience, or similar field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with circadian rhythms research, electrophysiology, or systems neuroscience techniques would be advantageous but is not a requirement.
  • Familiarity with IACUC protocol development, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator or related, and statistical software.

Additional Details

  • Exposure to rodent dander, tissue, and fluid.
  • Lab bench work adn animal husbandry.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Please upload a letter of introduction, CV, and a list of 3 professional references.
  • For more information and to apply online visit www.ohsujobs.com, or email Matthew Butler: butlema@ohsu.edu.

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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