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Oregon Health & Science University Postdoctoral Scholar in Portland, Oregon

This position is focused on studying the causes and progression of postpartum breast cancer using human and rodent breast tissues in a lab with a strong team-based approach to problem solving. This Postdoctoral Scholar will report to the Principal Investigator and work with a team of dedicated researchers in the areas of breast cancer progression, liver metastasis and prevention.

  • Preforming laboratory research; conducting experiments

  • Collecting, analyzing, and quantifying data

  • Assisting in planning and designing standard research operations.

  • Preparation of reports, manuscripts for publication in peer reviewed journals, submit postdoctoral fellowship grants, and support grant submissions within the lab

Salary for this position aligns with the NIH Scale.

  • PhD in related field of research

  • Pre-doctoral research in relevant field

  • Project management competency

  • Knowledge of biochemistry, molecular biology, mouse colony management, planning and executing of in vivo mouse model studies, cell culture, IACUC and IRB regulatory oversight related to ongoing projects.

The position requires self-motivation, ability to work well in teams as well as independently, and productivity commensurate with experience, as measured by continuous review of relevant literature, synthesis of literature into publishable review articles, submission of postdoctoral fellowship grant applications, and regular publication submissions.

  • PhD in cancer biology

  • Experience with flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, 3D cell culture

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or

Recruitment ID: 2020-6250

Street: Waterfront

Posting Department: Cell, Developmental and Cancer Biology

Posting FTE: 1.00

Posting Hours: Variable, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Posting Schedule: Monday - Friday

HR Mission: School of Medicine

Drug Testable: No