Laboratory of Dr. Anupriya Agarwal at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) focuses on identifying novel intrinsic- and extrinsic signaling pathways that are requisite for leukemia progression, clonal evolution, and drug resistance. The work will concentrate on the discovery and validation of new therapeutic targets in hematologic malignancies and the molecular characterization of signaling pathways involved in disease pathogenesis.
This position is located in molecular biology research lab with possible exposure to malodorous vapors, low dose radiation, contamination by toxic chemicals and acids, presence of carcinogenic substances and human and animal tissues and fluids, including whole animals.
Functions/Duties of Position
Candidates are expected to have substantial experience in molecular biology, biochemical techniques, and in vivo studies. They should have demonstrated their capabilities and enthusiasm by peer-reviewed publications. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is capable and willing to make maximum use of excellent facilities and a productive environment and are interested in a career in oncology basic/translational research.
Minimum of 4 years as a graduate student. Specialty: Molecular Biology.
Molecular biology techniques required: RNAi , PCR, primer design, cell culture, transfections, transductions, Western blots, cloning, sequencing.
Ability to operate complex scientific equipment.
Passion for science and inquiry.
Ability to synthesize one's own results and others to formulate hypotheses.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks at one time.
Must have excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills: both written and verbal.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team while being collaborative in resolving problems.
Ability to work with and supervise junior staff.
Must be proficient with computers running Windows and PC applications (e.g. MS Excel, Oracle, Access, Word and PowerPoint)
Must possess energy and drive to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to use tact and diplomacy to maintain effective working relationships
Must have demonstrated excellent customer service skills both on the phone and in person.
PhD degree in science or technology.
Experience with murine models, including xenograft implantation and drug treatments.
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 email@example.com.
How To Apply
Apply here online. Please attach CV/Resume, cover letter and list of 3 references.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and r...esearch. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm