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Assistant Professor - Research

Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon
Starting Salary ~$109,000 + full benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc)
Closing date
Oct 2, 2022

The OHSU Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine is recruiting for a MD or PhD level Basic or Translational Scientist with expertise in Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology and/or Advanced Imaging to join our group of experienced nationally and internationally recognized neuroscientists, and molecular scientists who operate Federal and private grants and awards. The work in our department intersects with the areas of neuroscience, cell biology, RNA biology, biochemistry, and pathology. Therefore, we are interested in candidates who have demonstrated expertise in the areas of regulation of gene expression, viral expression, and pathophysiology by long noncoding RNAs and microRNAs in cerebral injury and /or state of the art imaging such as in vivo 2-photon microscopy, laser speckle imaging, functional intrinsic optical signal imaging, and electron microscopy. Our labs consist of shared space and equipment that breed collaboration, teamwork, and innovation. Training the next generation of clinician-scientists, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows is among our mission for education.  

The duties of this position include: 

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 appointee has special skills, experience or demonstrated competence in performing assigned duties. 

May teach support staff in their area of professional expertise.  Teaching may be done through didactic assigned lectures and through teaching in the course of performing their own job by modeling appropriate practices, mentoring trainees and assisting with the learning process in the clinical, research, or education venues.  

Provides and collaborates with others to provide an outstanding level of professional performance (e.g. quality of investigation for research faculty; quality of clinical care for clinical faculty).  Professional performance is delivered in a manner that is compliant with the regulations and guidelines of all relevant regulating bodies (e.g. the ASA, JCAHO, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, OHSU IRB, NIH, and all other state, federal, and institutional regulatory agencies). Treats all patients, research subjects, trainees, and co-workers with dignity and respect. 

May participate in a program of scholarly research activity directed toward improved understanding of the causes, detection, and treatment of diseases.  May also engage in public service through collaborative consultative activities with OHSU and non-University groups as approved by the Chair or supervisor.   

Position Conditions/Qualifications: 

Academic degree doctoral level and specialized professional training; demonstrated competence in performing assigned duties. 

Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

Demonstrated ability to satisfy standards of performance delineated by law  

Ability to manage heavy workload with multiple priorities and inflexible deadlines  

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing  

Proficient in the use of computing hardware and software, including personal computing equipment, electronic medical record, word processing and spreadsheet software  

Regular and consistent attendance at work 

Expertise in the areas of Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology and/or Advanced Imaging are preferred. 

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