1. Medical Laboratory Science Bench Duties
- Perform routine lab testing; accurately record results and interpretations by computer entry and/or legibly in writing.
- Use lab instruments, supplies and equipment responsibly and according to lab and manufacturer's guidelines and Transfusion Service procedures.
- Perform complex serologic testing to resolve problems encountered in routine testing, accurately record results and interpretations. Obtain consult to resolve issues.
- Recognize incorrect or unusual blood product orders and take steps to modify the order after consult with patient physician or Transfusion Service medical staff or resident.
- Maintain and manage an adequate inventory of perishable blood products and ensure that excessive wastage does not occur.
- Choose appropriate blood products for patients based on urgency of need, available inventory, lab results, and therapeutic requirements.
- Prepare blood components; document preparation, and label correctly.
- Sign in blood products received from Red Cross with appropriate documentation.
- Issue and receive blood products to and from patient care areas.
- Document transactions involving blood products correctly and legibly, i.e., receive/issue documentation; verbal orders; and orders placed with Red Cross, etc.
- Follow established policies and procedures, but also have knowledge and authority to modify in special situations; bring these to the attention of the Technical
- Coordinator, Manager, or Medical Director. Seek guidance from or notify the Technical Coordinator, Manager, Medical Director, or Resident, when appropriate.
- Train new personnel and mentor personnel in Transfusion Service procedures and policies while promoting excellent customer service, communication and teamwork.
- Guide, instruct, and evaluate Medical Technician and Medical Laboratory Scientist students.
- Ensure department specific turn-around times are met for tests, products and services.
2. Quality Control Monitoring, Maintenance and Review
- Perform Quality control, periodic maintenance and Proficiency Testing as assigned.
- Perform and document maintenance of analyzers, blood storage and other equipment.
- Troubleshoot equipment and interact with vendors, as needed.
- Participate in departmental Quality Monitoring/Improvement processes.
- Recognize and document variations, errors, and accidents.
- Document proper temperature of blood products in transit from hospital to hospital, and internally at OHSU.
- Inspect blood products for appropriate appearance.
- Organize, check for accuracy, and report blood product usage statistics as assigned.
- Maintain inventory of supplies and ordering; alert Technical Coordinator or Manager when supplies are low in a timely manner.
- Accurately bill blood products and testing, and record audit trail of product use in compliance with regulatory and accrediting requirements.
3. Departmental Personnel Duties
- Adhere to Pathology Infection Control Policy. Maintain safety and cleanliness of lab space and instruments.
- Follow established infection control policies, fire safety, and precautions for blood born pathogens.
- Communicate effectively in a professional manner with co-workers, other hospital medical and nursing staff, and Red Cross Blood Center staff.
- Promote excellent teamwork and customer service for all hospital personnel.
- Answer telephone queries correctly, courteously, and promptly; refer questions when appropriate.
- Maintain a professional demeanor with customers and fellow staff. Recognize opportunities to improve services and actively participate in suggesting, planning, and monitoring solutions.
- Do not use Internet on OHSU workstations for other than work-related business during work hours.
- Attend and participate in staff meetings.
- Participate in training programs.
- In addition to scheduled working hours, this position may require the employee to work weekends, after hours and holidays.
- Monitor fellow employee performance.
- Provide Manager with peer review feedback, if requested, for annual performance review.
- Complete other duties and special projects assigned by the Technical Coordinator, Manager, or Medical Director.
- Carry out job responsibilities in an ethical, responsible, honest, effective, and professional manner.
The Nursing Director is a Registered Nurse (RN) responsible for upholding excellence in the provision of nursing care through the implementation of the Professional Practice Model. The Nursing Director is responsible for operational, human resource, quality, and financial management of the assigned department. The Nursing Director utilizes professional practice as the foundation for leading nursing practice. The Nursing Director collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to translate and implement organizational and divisional priorities into the department’s operations. The Nursing Director implements quality and safety initiatives, leads process improvement, and ensures adherence to hospital and clinical standards of performance. The Nursing Director ensures a patient care environment that supports a safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, productive, and engaged staff. The Nursing Director partners with the interdisciplinary care team to ensure the delivery of safe, quality patient care and compliance with administrative, regulatory, and clinical policies and procedures.
The Nursing Director’s decisions and actions are based on the ethical principles outlined by the American Nurses Association’s Code of Ethics for Nursing. The Nursing Director practices in adherence with the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practice for Nurse Administrators, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing, the Oregon State Board of Nursing’s Nurse Practice Act, and within the context of the Nurse Executive Competencies developed by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). The Nursing Director exemplifies the principles of the OHSU Culture of Safety Position Statement by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.
The Senior Research Assistant will join a laboratory that is studying the central nervous system mechanisms of involuntary weight loss and wasting (cachexia) during the development of cancer. The project involves the use of in vitro and murine models to understand the impact of peripheral cancers on autonomic nervous system function in the periphery. This project also has an associated clinical trial that will provide samples and data to confirm the basic hypotheses generated in the preclinical work. This NIH-funded study will define mechanisms of autonomic nervous system plasticity in the setting of chronic stress and inflammation, and will test novel therapeutics to address this debilitating condition.
Daily responsibilities include designing and conducting experiments, data acquisition and analysis, record-keeping and attending weekly lab meetings to present research findings.
- Perform a range of image-guided procedures including US-guided paracentesis, thoracentesis, thyroid and superficial fine needle aspiration biopsies, fluoroscopic hysterosalpingogram, ultrasound-sonohysterogram, contrast enhanced ultrasound, CT procedures, MRI-guided prostate biopsy.
- Perform and interpret a range of GI fluoroscopy procedures including esophagram, upper GI, feeding tube manipulation, contrast enema, cystogram, fistulogram and other procedures.
- Supervise x-ray technologists who perform modified barium swallow.
- Supervise residents performing the above procedures.
- Dictate preliminary radiologic findings and review images with supervising radiologists.
- Supervise moderate sedation administered by radiology RNs and oversee mild sedation/anxiolytics when needed.
- Supervise procedure-related recovery and respond to complications, coordinating clinical care, consultation, admission or ED-transfer.
- Help manage preprocedural medical issues in coordination with radiology RNs and consultation with radiologists such as anticoagulation, antibiotics, allergies, etc.
- Work closely with Xray, US, CT, MRI radiology lead techs and managers to implement process improvement
- Communicate with attending physicians regarding a patient's condition, treatment plans, and urgent medical needs.
- Communicate with patients and family regarding their imaging findings. Review imaging as appropriate with patients.
- Adhere to best practice protocols and OHSU specific policies.
- Obtain training and education on safe use of fluoroscopy and radiation safety precautions, and medical staff credentialing approval for signing orders.
- Resident/medical student teaching and supervision in performance of radiology procedures.
- Opportunity to teach in a classroom setting to medical students and residents as well as teach hands-on skills in a simulation setting
- Opportunity to participate in weekly teaching rounds
- Collaborate with body section team members and radiology RNs to establish or revise clinical pathways and patient education materials.
- Coordinate onboarding and training of newly hired Advanced Practice Providers (APP).
- Work with clinic and hospital staff to optimize order sets, patient instructions, and other infrastructure that supports patient care.
- Attend and participate in Grand Rounds, OHSU conferences, tumor boards, fellow lectures, national conferences and other learning opportunities as available.
Quality and Research:
- Promote use of appropriate research findings in practice to exceed the standards of care.
- Work with the physician leadership, nurse managers, nursing staff and social workers to prevent and/or respond to patient complaints.
- Effectively manage clinic resources.
- Participate as sub-investigator in clinical research studies.
$5,000 hiring bonus!
The CNA is part of the health care team in locations throughout OHSU. The CNA provides direct or general nursing care to patients from admission through discharge under the direction of a licensed nurse and within the parameters of the state licensing board. The CNA assists the patient, patients' families, nursing staff and other support staff to assure the delivery of quality care in a safe and comfortable environment. The NRM Ancillary Float Pool CNA will work with patients of all ages throughout University Hospital and Doernbecher Children's Hospital.
As a member of the Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics you will report to the Department Chair, and will be responsible for duties in the areas outlined. Pursue and execute scholarly and service activities including instruction, clinical service, community service and administrative duties for the department; instruct medical, dental, nursing, graduate students, and house staff; engage in scholarly research activities directed towards the understanding, detection, and treatment of disease; serve on School and OHSU committees as approved by the Chair; engage in such public service as will benefit the community and the University; and serve in such administrative functions as may be assigned by the Chair.
Clinical: Serve as co-director of the cytogenetics and molecular laboratories. These laboratories are established in cooperation with the OHSU Hospital and OHSU Knight. These areas provide staffing, management and oversight of the labs. Part of the duties for this position is working together to maintain optimum working efficiency, develop new tests, and improve the financial outcomes.
Education: OHSU is a teaching facility and you will be expected to teach medical students, graduate students, residents, and fellows in the laboratory setting, as well as through assigned lectures. You will receive your teaching assignments from the Department Chair.
Research: There are resources available for start-up research and on-going support. Faculty interested in doing research may apply for departmental research assistance and non-clinical time through the Department Chair.
Administration: Administrative and other duties may be assigned based on department needs and your areas of expertise and interest. There will be opportunities to participate in departmental management and to serve on institutional committees.
$5,000 hiring bonus
The Certified Nursing Assistant is part of the multi-disciplinary team providing care to OHSU patients. The Certified Nursing Assistant provides direct or general nursing care to patients from admission through discharge under the direction of a licensed Registered Nurse and within the scope of practice defined by the Oregon State Board of Nursing. They assist the patients, patient’s families and friends, nursing staff, and other OHSU personnel to assure the delivery of comprehensive quality care in a safe, confidential and comfortable environment.Key Responsibilities & Performance Standards
This position will be assigned to the Clinical Pathology Division, with principal responsibilities in Transfusion Medicine. Additional clinical responsibilities include coverage of the microbiology, chemistry and surgical pathology services at OHSU, including evening and weekend calls on transfusion medicine, with back-up from other members of the clinical pathology faculty.
Educational responsibilities include participation in the instructional program for medical and graduate students, residents and fellows of the Department as assigned by the Chair.
Research responsibilities are to participate in clinical and basic research programs at OHSU as opportunities provide, and to work toward funding these studies through grants and contracts.
The Senior Clinical Research Assistant will support a clinical trial to test the sensitivity and specificity an early cancer detector as well as other ORPRN research projects and clinical trials.
General responsibilities include performing project activities focused on participant recruitment, enrollment, data collection and tracking per study protocols. Responsibilities also include communicating with research participants, conducting chart reviews, and assisting with reports and other forms of dissemination
Join our team as an adult cardiac sonographer. In this role you will be a vital member of our team, working collaboratively with health care providers to provide direct and indirect care to patients undergoing procedures in the Cardiac Non Invasive Services Department and throughout the hospital. In this position, you will work autonomously and in partnership with OHSU team members to perform transthoracic echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms, and transesophageal echocardiograms. This position includes rotational evening and weekend call. As a member of our team, you will receive the opportunity to contribute to the best patient outcomes and we will provide you the opportunity to grow within the highly specialized cardiovascular division. Grow your career with us!
The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.
Clinical: This position serves as a Structural Cardiologist in the Interventional section. Duties include outpatient clinic, inpatient cardiology and cardiology consult service rotations. Additional duties will include in imaging and echocardiography. Other areas of clinical duties may be available depending on need and interest of applicant.
Education: OHSU is a teaching institution and as a faculty member, you are expected to provide mentorship and direction to students, residents, fellows and staff. The Graduate Program Director will provide any official assignments.
Research: There may be options for you to explore research opportunities in your area of focus. Administrative support is available for grant submission, financial management and clinical trials support. Please share your research interests during the interview process.
Administration: Administrative duties may be assigned to you in support of Institute or section initiatives, faculty development and/or other activities as determined necessary.
As center of excellence, our collaborative approach to treat the whole patient includes providing behavioral health and psychiatric services to patients in both inpatient and ambulatory settings. You'll work alongside our dedicated team of Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant physicians, surgeons, VAD & Transplant coordinators, and dedicated team of APPs and clinical staff.
Primary responsibility is providing compassionate, trauma-informed care to Heart Transplant patients experiencing depression, anxiety and other pre-existing psychiatric disorders as they prepare and recover from their heart transplant.
The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service. This position will be ranked as Assistant of Associate Professor, depending on education and experience of the finalist.
- Education: This position serves as the Director of the Electrophysiology fellowship program. Duties include steering the direction of the EP fellowship program, engaging faculty and staff in programmatic endeavors. As teaching is an important portion of the cardiology mission, this position will be responsible for the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows and disseminating information to the Cardiology group and OHSU in general through Grand Rounds presentations. As is selecting, mentoring and developing the skills of program participants.
- Clinical: This position serves as clinical cardiologist in the electrophysiology section in the Knight Cardiovascular Institute. Duties include clinic outpatient and in-patient rotations, efforts in the electrophysiology lab and at KCVI’s outreach locations. This position will be responsible to serve a fair share of call coverage.
- Administration: As the Director of the Electrophysiology fellowship program, this position will have dedicated FTE to meet the administrative requirements of the position. Other Administrative duties will be assigned based on your interests and Institute needs.
- Tissue culture of primary chick lens epithelial cells
- SDS-PAGE and Western blot analysis of samples generated from these lens cell cultures
- Share of basic lab maintenance duties, including loading dishwasher and autoclaving tips and glassware
- Maintain complete and accurate laboratory records of study procedures and results.
- This position description may not include all duties of this position and additional duties may be added at the direction of Linda Musil, Ph.D.
**New hires are eligible for up to a $1,500 hiring bonus**
The Laboratory Animal Technician 1 training –Equipment Sanitation Technician is the first level of a three-level series. At this level, this position is focused on providing husbandry, healthcare and research support for laboratory animals maintained at the ONPRC. The primary function of this Animal Resources & Research Support (ARRS) position is to provide animals with sanitized primary housing in accordance with local, regional and federal regulations and guidelines, to perform the research support tasks, routine health care, and manual and technical husbandry tasks, which are directly related to the care of laboratory animals. Daily activities include cleaning, sanitizing and sterilizing animal primary housing and equipment following strict protocols. This position will also learn and master the ability to perform the manual and technical tasks directly related to the care of, and research support for the use of, laboratory animals. This includes safely performing basic animal husbandry and animal handling, healthcare procedures, including but not limited to feeding and sanitizing procedures, animal capture and restraint, administration of medications, and the collection of body fluids and tissues.
The area of work assignment and specific tasks will vary, depending on animal population and care requirements, service requirements, staffing needs and the individual’s knowledge. The Animal Resources & Research Support (ARRS) houses approximately 4600 non-human primates, and approximately 2500 small laboratory animals, on a daily basis. The animals are housed in 8 buildings and 17 outdoor enclosures, on the ONPRC/OHSU campus. There are approximately 60 employees who are responsible for providing care of research animals.
The successful candidate for this position will have basic knowledge for the care of animals, demonstrated by experience with household pets, farm, or 4-H animals. This position requires the ability read, write, and follow oral and written instructions, as well as having the ability to communicate effectively in oral and/or written formats with both technical and professional staff.
Some duties will require working outside in inclement weather and daily work may involve moving on wet and/or slick surfaces, through narrow corridors between rows of cages, and climbing stairs to corral observation towers. There is risk of exposure to zoonotic agents through injury, by direct contact with animals or their tissues and body fluids, or by contact with equipment contaminated by animals or their tissues and body fluids. Some work duties may also include risk of exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals and sanitizing chemicals.
Candidates should have the ability to carry and lift up to 50lbs; lift objects weighing approximately 42lbs to shoulder height, and be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.
If you are a problem solver, have the ability to multi-task, be self-directed, and pay attention to details, this is a great position to start your career path in OHSU!
- Coordinates shift assignments, patient transports between units or procedural areas, provides/coordinate breaks and meal periods for staff.
- Determine staffing requirements and workload assignments for respiratory therapists.
- Recruits staffing for upcoming short shifts.
- Coordinates staffing incentives with leadership; delivery and pickup of supplies and equipment.
- Coordinate requests from internal/external customers for Respiratory Care Services, prioritizes response to requests, and assigns appropriate therapists to requests (transports, evals, emergency responses, etc.)
- Reviews patient medical records to ensure Respiratory Care Services were adequately billed, makes corrections if necessary, records data on charting inaccuracies, reports findings to supervisors.
- Perform chart audits and charge reconciliations. Adjusts orders to match prescribed therapy, and discontinues unnecessary orders according to policy.
- Assures safety of patients on ventilators by accompanying patient to/from ICU and remaining with patient during testing procedure.
- May be part of team transporting critically ill infants, children and adults from the hospitals as primary resource to determine the most effective method of respiratory support and by setting up appropriate equipment and administering respiratory care during transport.
- Records type of therapy provided, medication, respiratory and heart rate, breath sounds and patients’ coughing ability.
- Results of ongoing assessment of patients on ventilators; records the number and type of therapies administered for each patient.
- Administers ventilatory assistance by means of endotracheal tube
- Administers aerosolized medications and instructs patient on proper breathing techniques.
- Performs therapeutic functions such as chest physiotherapy and tracheobronchial aspirations.
- Administers continuous and intermittent aerosol and humidification therapy.
- Instructs patients in the use of incentive spirometry devices and alternate breathing maneuvers to assist them in deep breathing.
- Administers oxygen therapy.
- Performs advanced life support diagnostic procedures such as measuring exhaled carbon dioxide, performing arterial blood gas analysis, and measuring mean airway pressure on patients in intensive care unit.
- Provides technical input to aid medical staff in interpreting the results of diagnostic procedures.
- Assesses side effects of patients receiving aerosolized medications.
- Discontinues therapy when distress noted and contacts health care provider for further orders.
- Regularly performs complete assessment of patients on volume or pressure ventilators.
- Monitors patients receiving oxygen therapy, consults with physician, recommends improved therapies if side effects observed.
- Patient assessment for the purpose of protocol-driven care for bronchodilation and bronchial hygiene.
- Determination of optimal mode, dose, frequency and discontinuance of therapy.
- Perform bedside pulmonary function studies; perform airway care on natural and artificial airways.
- Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the event of patient cardiac arrest or assisting with procedures already started by maintaining adequate airway and ventilation.
- Teaches the theory and application of respiratory therapy procedures and equipment to physicians, nurses, other hospital staff, respiratory care students.
- Attends departmental staff meetings and in-services.
- Decontaminates or discards all respiratory care equipment and supplies used in treating patients in isolation.
Provide contracting services for the provision of clinical trial support and resources within the SWOG Cancer Research Network environment. Develop contract language in keeping with both SWOG principles and also NCI guidelines and standards. Negotiate language with pharmaceutical collaborators. Track trial development timelines and ensure that contracts are executed accordingly. Work collaboratively with SWOG investigators in institutions across the United States, develop and execute Material Use and Data Use Agreements with various parties receiving SWOG specimens and data in accordance with SWOG and NCI policy and regulations. Develop exhibits as necessary to complete the contracting process. Assist with the administration of SWOG specimens and distribution processes in collaboration with the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Biopathology Center in Columbus, Ohio. Assist with feasibility assessments related to studies under development including researching processes and institutions for their ability to become partners in clinical trial research.
Duties will include:
1. Every Knight Cancer employee is expected to embody our guiding principles:
- We act BOLDLY—Breakthroughs require pushing the boundaries of science, exploring new frontiers, and thinking differently
- We SUPPORT each other—Respect leads to trust, which leads to excellence
- We work as a CONNECTED team — We must leverage our collective brain power to conquer cancer because no one individual can do it alone
2. Negotiate contract language with pharmaceutical and other external partners in keeping with SWOG and NCI policies and principles. Specifically, negotiate language for study agreements, material use agreements, data use agreements, confidential disclosure agreements, services agreements, licensing agreements, memorandum of understanding agreements, and other agreements that might arise. Advise SWOG leadership on the status of contracts under development and any problems requiring escalation. Coordinate legal review of contract language as necessary with the NCI. Facilitate the periodic review of contracts as necessary and take leadership in the completion of contract amendments that become necessary. Identify and report on barriers and issues related to contract development generally and pursue resolution. Manage the circulation of all contracts for review and execution.
3. Serve as a SWOG and NCTN ambassador to potential pharmaceutical collaborators explaining and educating them regarding the SWOG Cancer Research Network, NCI and NCTN.
4. Evaluate translational medicine study plans and determine requirements for contracting. Approve the release of specimens from SWOG's human tissue bank when all requirements have been met on executed use agreements.
- Every Knight Cancer employee is expected to embody our guiding principles:
- We act BOLDLY—Breakthroughs require pushing the boundaries of science, exploring new frontiers, and thinking differently
- We SUPPORT each other—Respect leads to trust, which leads to excellence
- We work as a CONNECTED team — We must leverage our collective brain power to conquer cancer because no one individual can do it alone
- Grant & Contract Coordination: Coordinates pre-award grant and contract activities within Knight Cancer Institute. Specific responsibilities include:
- Utilizes subject matter expertise to work closely with Principal Investigators (PIs) to prepare and submit grant proposals to funding agencies.
- Interprets sponsor guidelines and requirements and ensures applications meet both sponsors and OHSU requirements.
- Prepares budgets based on information from multiple sources, including interpreting research protocols and pulling data from systems such as Cognos.
- Prepares, formats, reviews, and maintains research administration documents such as face pages, biosketches, resources, checklists, and other support pages. Ensures documents include appropriate content and format as required by each sponsor.
- Coordinates inter-departmental subprojects and incoming/outgoing subawards.
- Tracks, assists in preparation, and helps submit progress reports to funding agencies.
- Prepares both paper and electronic grant applications with utmost accuracy. Utilizes electronic grant submission systems such as InfoEd, ASSIST, eRA Commons, and Proposal Central to submit applications on behalf of PIs.
- Collaborates with post-award team and various OHSU contracting units to ensure requirements are met for award acceptance and award is set up in a timely fashion.
- Works with OHSU contracting offices such as OPAM and TTBD to review and prepare contract materials, facilitates contract execution and account setup.
- Serves as a resource to PIs and department administrators for interpreting guidelines and RFPs.
- Responds to correspondence in a timely manner.
- Proactively suggests and helps implement strategies for improving program efficiency and excellent customer service.
- Project coordination and assistance as assigned, including but not limited to:
- Coordinates or contributes to projects on an ad hoc basis, such as analyzing and preparing data for Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) progress reports and competitive renewals.
- Supports internal funding mechanisms by helping review RFAs, creating and sending out award letters, tracking account setup, and helping track progress of awardees.
- Creates and organizes team resources on Bridge and the X-Drive.
- Develops and improves resources for investigators who receive support from KGM.
- Supports the onboarding of new faculty and staff, including providing face-to-face meetings with researchers utilizing KGM services.
- Always promote the mission of the Knight Cancer Institute through our Professional Standards of Customer Service, Reliability, Productivity, Professionalism, Accuracy, Timeliness, and Problem-Solving.
- Responsible for communicating and meeting external, internal, and other required deadlines. Applies and adheres to all institutional requirements and regulations regarding research administration, grants management, accounting standards, transfer of funds, etc.
- Participates in ongoing professional development and competency assessment. Includes but is not limited to: attends educational classes appropriate to job development, communicates additional training needs to direct supervisor, attends staff meetings and orients new staff, cross-trains for position in assigned or other areas.
- Maintains confidential electronic application information and files in the format defined by Knight Finance & Grants
- Mouse maintenance
- Mouse behavioral training
- In vivo imaging and relevant data analysis
- Other lab maintenance
The Estes Laboratory combines cutting-edge multi-omics platforms with traditional immunohistochemistry techniques to understand how local and systemic inflammation promote tissue pathology as well as disease progression. We utilize several non-human primate models of highly relevant human diseases, including HIV and inflammatory bowel disease, to additionally test therapeutics designed to modulate the inflammatory landscape, restore immune homeostasis, and reduce viral reservoirs.
This position includes initially-supervised design of experiments and/or research procedures, with increasing independence over time, as well as the direct training and indirect supervision of junior researchers. Successful individuals will be/become proficient in basic histology research techniques, such as manual and automated staining platforms (e.g. intelliPATH and Bond RX), in addition to advanced approaches such as multiplexed in situ hybridization (ISH) and protein immunofluorescence, spatial transcriptomics (e.g. nanoString GeoMx and CosMx, Akoya PhenoCycler Fusion), fluorescent imaging, and image analysis (e.g. Indica Labs HALO). Additionally, this individual will support in vivo non-human primate studies, which may include coordinating with collaborators, scheduling procedures, collecting specimens, and processing tissue samples. Expectations include: 1. performance of routine procedures as well as development of novel techniques in which innovation and problem solving are required, 2. collection, analysis, and abstraction of data, 3. establishing SOPs, 4. Increasing independence, including indirect management of a small team of junior researchers, and 5. reporting of work performed, in written form and as oral presentations in both small-group and large-group settings.
Prior experience with histology, IHC, IFM, and/or RNAscope ISH technology is desired. A background in immunology, ideally in HIV/SIV or M. tuberculosis, is strongly preferred. Additionally helpful is knowledge of R script or other coding platforms. Opportunities for promotions and publication in top academic journals are routine. This is a wonderful opportunity for those interested in a laboratory career in the biological sciences or desiring additional preparation for eventually pursuing an independent research position. Please note that this position is at OHSU's West Campus (Beaverton). Submit a resume, cover letter, and at least three references to be considered for this position