The Gibbs Laboratory in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon, USA is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to work on an NIH funded project to evaluate the utility of a novel fluorescence imaging technology platform to predict response to targeted therapy in lung cancer. The successful candidate will have a background in biomedical engineering, molecular biology, chemical biology or molecular imaging. The position will require a variety of laboratory skills including cell culture, mouse handling and surgeries, macroscopic fluorescence imaging, fluorescence microscopy and image analysis. We are looking for skilled, motivated scientists to join our multidisciplinary team to contribute to this highly translational project. Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their interests, a CV, and a list of references. The Gibbs laboratory is well support by the NIH and engages in a range of studies to develop novel fluorescence imaging technologies to improve medicine.
Portland is very bike friendly, scenic, and has a vibrant culture around music, coffee, beer, and food. The Pacific Ocean, Cascade mountains, and the Columbia gorge are all less than 90 minutes away.
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud to be an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities can request reasonable accommodation by contacting the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148
Education: Ph.D. in relevant field & previous laboratory experience
Experience: Animal handling, cell culture, molecular imaging
Competencies: Macroscopic imaging, cell culture, fluorescence microscopy, animal handling, animal surgery
Education: PhD in Biomedical Engineering, or similar discipline
Working Conditions: This position is located at OHSU’s south waterfront campus (RLSB and KCRB); work hours are 8:00AM – 5:00PM with occasional evening and weekend work as needed.
Physical Demands & Equipment Usage: Ability to work at a computer or lab bench for up to 4 hours intervals. The worker is required to have close visual acuity. Ability to perform repetitive manual manipulations (gripping, grasping, fingering, pinching, typing, using a mouse, etc.) Ability to move about campus in a timely manner (e.g., between the south waterfront and hill campuses to access all necessary equipment for the project) in support of the research and mission goals of the department. Ability to communicate complex ideas to collaborators and co-workers. Ability to work in a team science setting.