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Providence Research Associate 2 in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Research Associate 2 - Medical Research (1.0 FTE, Day) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR

The Earle A. Chiles Research Institute at Providence Cancer Institute is looking for a Research Associate who will be responsible for conducting analyses from preclinical and clinical samples pertaining to Cancer Immunotherapy in the lab of Dr. Kristina Young. The successful candidate will conduct experiments under guidance, within an agreed time frame and to a consistently high standard. Experience with flow cytometry is an asset.

The Research Associate 2 - Medical Research will assist the Laboratory Chief in the implementation and design of research activities in the Cancer Research laboratories. Scientific and administrative duties are performed under some supervision of the Laboratory Chief or other laboratory personnel.

In this position you will be responsible for the following responsibilities:

  • Perform the research necessary and evaluate the quality of research to reach the established goals of the laboratory under some supervision of the Laboratory Chief or other laboratory personnel

  • Originate and develop new techniques that facilitate the research goals of the laboratory

  • Stay current with the literature in ongoing and proposed research projects in the field of specialty

  • Use appropriate and reliable documentation, follow uniform reporting standards, and provide information by maintaining effective procedures and preparing periodic reports


Required qualification for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree with major courses in the field of research

  • Three (3) years research lab experience

Preferred qualification for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate biomedical field

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Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Research

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 356383