Postdoctoral Researcher - Research - Full-Time in Portland, OR at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 10/26/2019

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    3101 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road
    Portland, OR
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Job Description

Title: Postdoctoral Researcher

Location: Portland

Department: Research

Schedule: 8:00-4:30, exempt


Job Summary:

Shriners Hospitals for Children is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher to join our team! This position works on several newly funded projects studying the role of human LncRNA function in cartilage tissue engineering and homeostasis. Salary will follow NIH-designated guidelines for postdoctoral researchers. Interested individuals should provide a copy of their Curriculum Vitae, published examples of their research, and the names/contact information for three references.

Job Requirements

Required qualifications, skills and abilities:

- Must hold a Ph.D. in biology, biochemistry, or biomedical engineering.

- Must be able to work independently 

- Has expertise in some of the following techniques: tissue/organ culture, cartilage tissue engineering, biophysical assessment of cartilage tissues, RNA-seq, ChIRP-seq, or single cell RNA-seq.

- Must also be able to efficiently write manuscripts describing the research findings for PI-mentored revision and submission for publication.

- Must be eligible to work in the United States.


Company Overview:

Shriners Hospitals for Children is committed to providing the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment.

Our work environment is mission driven, high quality and provides great satisfaction to all professionals through the unique health care setting. We are an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing challenging and rewarding careers. Shriners Hospitals for Children is a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.All of our positions, including on-call positions, are benefits eligible. We offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, and a 403(b) retirement plan. Employees who are 0.5 FTE or greater are also eligible for 100% company paid group life insurance, supplemental life insurance, 100% company paid short term disability, long term disability, and a generous PTO accrual. We also offer 90% reimbursement for monthly Tri-Met passes, monthly C-Tran passes and yearly Aerial Tram passes. Tri-Met passes are good for the bus, Max, and light rail.


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