The Department of Surgery at Oregon Health & Science University is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to work in the area of trauma and critical care research. The research group is funded by the NIH, Department of Defense and private industry to conduct cutting-edge research in the areas of resuscitation, stem cell therapies, blood product development, and hemostatic devices in pre-clinical and clinical studies. Successful individuals willcontribute to studies examining novel therapies for the prevention ofhemorrhagic shock induced organ failure, dysfunctional inflammation,coagulopathy, and endothelial dysfunction in trauma. We are seeking a candidatewith strong experience in tissue culture and molecular biology techniques.Experience in tissue analysis using Western Blotting, RT-PCR, flow cytometry,and/or immunohistochemistry is highly desired.
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 research. 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