Oregon Health & Science University

Research Assistant 2

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Department of Pediatrics
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience, education and internal equity. Minimum pay rate $35,897.
Full-time; 40 hrs per week
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Function/Duties of Position

Our lab focuses on regulation of metabolic pathways in glial and vascular cell types, and how they support neuronal and axonal functioning during brain development, and how they are affected in pathological conditions, with the goal of identifying therapeutic strategies to promote repair process. We use multi -disciplinary approaches to study the biology of glia, integrating molecular and cell signaling, biochemistry, multiplex RNA labelling, immunohistochemistry, tissue imaging, proteomics and transgenic animal models.  


Looking for a Research Assistant 2 for lab setup, perform experiments, and help the PI with animal colony maintenance.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in relevant field OR Associate's AND 3 years of relevant experience OR 4 years of relevant experience OR Equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Basic molecular and cellular biology methods (DNA, RNA isolation, tissue culture).
  • Experience with mouse handling is highly desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters
  • 1-3 years experience
  • Recent graduates with work experience in a research setting
  • Experience with mouse handling is highly desirable.

Additional Details

Exposure to live animals (mice)


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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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