Oregon Health & Science University

Postdoctoral Scholar- Dr. Ginny Hsu Lab

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
School of Dentistry, Research
Salary Range
Salary for this position aligns with the NIH Scale, commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The Stem Cell and Bone Biology lab at OHSU School of Dentistry, affiliated to OHSU Department of Orthodontics, is recruiting a Postdoctoral Scholar who can provide a full range of support in the research laboratory. Must be able to work effectively with the principal investigator and graduate students. The focus of this position will be studying perivascular stem cells in orthopedic tissue regeneration and treatment for craniofacial skeletal disease.


A strong preference will be given to applicants with past experience or education in the development of stem cell and mineralization tissue expertise, proven record of taking initiative, and a strong educational background. Candidate with bioinformatics kills in mineralization tissue background is preferable. The position includes a modest amount of basic laboratory operations (basic instrumentation maintenance, general laboratory support, biosafety, ordering materials and supplies), animal care, animal/human samples handling and support with editing grants/manuscripts.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Stem Cell and mineralization tissue Biology, or related field
  • Experience in the study of biomedical engineering, biomaterials or stem cell biology or related field
  • Ability to train in techniques including: stem cell culture, PCR, Western blot , and immunohistochemistry
  • Understanding of basic laboratory skills
  • Willingness to learn new techniques and procedures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment
  • Able to conduct research in a multidisciplinary, fast paced research environment, occasionally with tight deadlines
  • Able to work independently, conducting biological and engineering related experiments with cells and animals
  • Able work with animals and comfortable with human samples
  • Able to stand at a lab bench, sit at a microscope, perform laboratory manipulations, move and carry light lab equipment, perform image analysis experiments, operate computers and related software, communicate easily with co-workers and support staff, assist and instruct other lab members with scientific methods

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in bioinformatics knowledge and skills
  • Microsoft Office software, Photoshop, illustrator. MicroCT data analysis, bioinformation, R, Python, Image J. Graphpad

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.


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