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.
This position involves research (using animal models) in programs studying the impact of nutrition on the development of obesity, specifically the impact of maternal programming on fetal development and the impact of obesity on COVID19-related outcomes. This person will be expected to grow to function independently, contribute to the generation of data for the purpose of publication, and must be able to interact and communicate effectively with ONPRC investigators/staff and collaborators. Day-to-day tasks may include:
Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter, CV/resume and references.