The ONPRC Integrated Pathology Core (IPC) provides high-quality, state-of-the-art conventional and advanced histology, research pathology, microscopy, and image analysis services and expertise to investigators and pathologists at the institutional, regional, and national level in support of research using NHP models in studies relevant to human health and disease. The IPC serves research programs in neuroscience, reproductive and developmental biology, cardiometabolic health, immunology and infectious disease in NHP models as well as the histology needs of the Pathology Service Unit (PSU) in diagnostic support of the ONPRC NHP colony. The Research Assistant II consults with research and pathology staff to perform requests that meet the specific aims of each project. Laboratory duties including, labeling and filing slides and cassettes, accessioning samples, data entry, preparing tissue blocks, routine H&E and special staining, coverslipping, making solutions, routine equipment maintenance, processing and embedding tissues from nonhuman primates and other laboratory animal species. Position requires general knowledge of universal precautions and willingness to work with Biosafety Level-2 agents and potentially hazardous chemical agents. Selected candidate will be provided with training as necessary.
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