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University of Oregon Research Assistant/Associate/Postdoc - Open Pool in Eugene, Oregon

Research Assistant/Associate/Postdoc - Open Pool

Apply nowJob no:522923

Work type:Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location:Eugene, OR

Categories:Biology/Life Sciences, Research/Scientific/Grants

Department:Institute of Molecular Biology

Rank:Research Assistant

Annual Basis:12 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a letter of application, CV and contact information for three professional references. Postdoctoral scholars must indicate the name of the principal investigator with whom they wish to train in their letter of application.

Department Summary

The Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) is a research institute that reports to the Vice President of Research and Innovation. We have 18 labs and approximately 150 employees, including 45 graduate students who train in our labs. We have an administrative structure, which includes accounting, purchasing, personnel, PI support, building management and three service centers. Our annual budget is $9.5 million, primarily from federal research and training grants.

Position Summary

IMB at the University of Oregon is soliciting applications for its open applicant pool. Positions are limited duration, funding contingent post doc or research appointments that are part time or short term, contracts not to exceed one year. Possibility of renewal up to a total of three years, depending on program needs, funding, and performance. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Examples include research assistants (commonly known as technicians) or research associates, and postdoctoral scholars. Research assistants conduct research under direction of a principal investigator; postdoctoral research associates conduct research under the direction of a faculty member for the purpose of acquiring research training; research associates conduct research with only general guidance.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's or Master's degree in biology or related area required for research assistant positions;

Ph.D. required for research associate and postdoctoral positions.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us atuocareers@uoregon.eduor 541-346-5112.

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Advertised:11 Sep 2018Pacific Daylight Time

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