Oregon Health & Science University

Senior Research Assistant

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Department of Surgery
Salary Range
$39,603 - 54,475 Commensurate with qualifications, experience and internal equity
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm Must be flexible
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

This position provides the unique opportunity to gain experience in a variety of research approaches, and would be ideal for ambitious candidates with previous laboratory experience and interested in a career in science. Benefits of this position include abundant guidance and education from the PI, lab manager, and lab members; opportunity for collaboration with other groups; and opportunity for growth within the lab and potential ownership of independent scientific projects. 

Function/Duties of Position

  • Cell culture work, sequencing and molecular biology assays
  • Work on mouse models and colony management
  • General lab work (molecular biology, proteomics, other as needed)
  • Analysis & presentation of results to investigators

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in relevant field AND 1 years of relevant experience OR
  • Equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Comfortable with work with mouse models (training will be provided).
  • Cell culture competency required.
  • Regular and relliable attendance.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work with murine experimental models preferred but not required.

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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