Oregon Health & Science University

Postdoctoral Scholar

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
2022-19395
Position Category
Postdoctoral
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Postdoctoral
Department
SM.BME Biomedical Engineering
Salary Range
NIH Salary Scale
FTE
1.00
Schedule
Monday - Friday; occasional weekend and evening work as needed
Hours
8:00AM - 5:00PM, occasional evenings
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable
No

Department Overview

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 

Function/Duties of Position

  • Cell culture & mouse xenograft implantation
  • Rodent handling, macroscopic fluorescence imaging & tissue resections
  • Cyclic immunostaining, scanning fluorescence microscopy & image analysis
  • Attendance and presentation at lab meetings, contributions to publications as requested (writing, figures, data), contributions to applications for funding as requested (writing, figures, data)

Required Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

Education: PhD in Biomedical Engineering, or similar discipline

Additional Details

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.

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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