Oregon Health & Science University

Research Assistant 2

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Biomedical Engineering
Monday - Friday; occasional evenings and weekends as needed to complete work.
variable, typically 9am - 5:30pm
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

This position will be a research role to perform analysis of the hemocompatibility of cardiovascular biomaterials. The responsibilities include the execution of in vitro assays, which may include human blood handling, and the optimization in in vitro and ex vivo blood flow studies.

Function/Duties of Position

  • In vitro assays. Isolate platelets and plasma. Run thrombogenicity testing of materials.
  • Data analysis.
  • Assist in performing the shunt studies.
  • Assist in the maintenance of lab safety protocols and equipment.
  • Maintaining lab and lab equipment.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in relevant field OR
  • Associate's AND 3 years of relevant experience OR
  • 4 years of relevant experience OR
  • Equivalent combination of training and experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of experience in a lab environment with blood  handling
  • Platelet isolation; Able to work independently, be self-motivated

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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