Knight Early Detection Research - Knight Cancer Institute
Work Unit Description
Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range
****This is a Research Position****
Monday - Friday; 1.0 FTE; Salary Range: DOE; Location: Collaborative Life Sciences Building, South Waterfront.
Functions/Duties of Position
An exciting opportunity has been created for an experienced researcher to join the Knight Center for Early Detection Research (CEDR) as a Project Scientist at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, OR. The individual will work alongside Dr. Sadik Esener, Director of CEDR and other CEDR Scientists to develop major scientific project initiatives in the laboratory and aid in overseeing the implementation and execution of identified projects. The CEDR research program is currently building expertise in technology development, prognosis assessment, population health and prevention and early therapeutics for early cancer detection and treatment. The Center's goals are to rapidly develop and translate novel assays/techniques/tests/treatments into the clinic via clinical trials and/or new companies.
The individual will be responsible for leading a collaborative research project targeted to assay or technology development that advances cancer early detection. This includes, but is not limited to, maintaining a high level of professional expertise in the field; supervising and providing guidance and mentorship to other scientists within the laboratory; designing and directing or executing experiments; and establishing laboratory procedures and systems that enforce and maintain a high level of organization in the lab. The individual will have demonstrated success in leading, managing and participating in large collaborative projects or programs and a distinguished record of scientific and technical accomplishments. S/he will have the ability to gain the confidence of other scientists, and staff, and the ability to develop strategic relationships and partnerships with key constituents.
Highest rank in the Research Staff Series and may be granted
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