Providence Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Medical Research (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.
A highly motivated Post-Doctoral Fellow is sought to join the Cancer Immuno-Genomics Laboratory led by Dr. Brian Piening at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute at the Providence Cancer Institute. Come work on cutting-edge ‘omics technologies and instrumentation (Akoya CODEX, NanoString Digital Spatial Profiling, Illumina NovaSeq 6000 etc.) on key cancer immunotherapy research projects linking AI/ML-based image analysis with high-dimensional molecular profiling. Help us develop unprecedented maps of the human tumor microenvironment to understand why therapies fail or succeed in different individuals. The Earle A. Chiles Research Institute offers a unique bench-to-bedside environment where the clinic and lab are deeply integrated. We are looking for forward-thinking candidates with a PhD in Genetics/Genomics, Molecular/Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics or a related degree. Successful candidates will have experience with next-generation sequencing technologies and/or fluorescence-based microscopy tissue imaging. While the role is largely laboratory-based, the ideal candidate will have some experience with computational approaches, and fluency in R/Python is a plus.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Develop and or implement changes for scientific plans and protocols to accomplish specific scientific objectives
Independently perform, document and report research results of complex biomedical experiments in support of research activities or specialized scientific laboratory
Independently develop methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for solving problems
Summarize and interpret data; write manuscripts and present findings in a form suitable for publication or other special reports; present research findings to local and national groups
Prepare and conduct in vivo and in vitro experiments as necessary
Stay current with the literature in ongoing and proposed research projects in the field of specialty
Remain cognizant of potentially hazardous chemical, biological, or radiological materials; uses personal protective equipment; and adheres to strict safety protocols
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Ph.D. in a discipline pertinent to biomedical research
Advanced training with in vivo procedures, including murine colony management, genotyping, intravenous injections and in vivo infection or tumor models
Experience in presenting original research in oral and written format is essential, as is proven success in writing and publishing original research
Experience with in vivo procedures, including murine colony management, genotyping, intravenous injections and in vivo infection or tumor models
Demonstrates a track record of progressive biomedical research that indicates a growing level of research independence
Expertise in flow cytometry, primary cell isolation and culture, and molecular biology
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Ph.D. in Immunology -OR- Experience in the field of immunology
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Job Category: Research
Req ID: 271682