Oregon Health & Science University

Postdoctoral Scholar

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Cell, Developmental and Cancer Biology
Salary Range
NIH Scale
Monday - Friday, some weeekends
Variable, 8:00am - 5:00pm
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The Oshimori Lab is a basic research lab at the Knight Cancer Institute with an interest in understanding the crosstalk between cancer stem cells (CSCs) and the niche microenvironment as mechanisms of tumor progression and treatment resistance. Our research program uses mouse models and human clinical samples to identify signaling pathways and gene expression programs that can be applied for the development of innovative therapeutic strategies.

Function/Duties of Position

  • Designing research project; performing laboratory research; collecting and analyzing data; organizing data for presentation; writing manuscript
  • Preparing grant applications and submitting postdoctoral fellowships
  • Contributing to other projects in the lab and training junior lab members

Salary for this position will align with the NIH Scale.

Required Qualifications

  • Recent Ph.D and/or M.D. graduate with an outstanding record of research productivity

  • Experience designing experiments, collecting data, and completing paper publication

  • Experience in grant writing

  • Skill set that includes molecular and biochemical techniques, flow cytometry, and bioinformatics

  • Strong work ethic, eagerness to learn, and a passion for science

Additional Details

Please submit curriculum vitae, including list of publications, a description of your current research, and contact information for three referees to: oshimori@ohsu.edu.

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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