Department:Institute of Molecular Biology Rank:Research Assistant Annual Basis:12 Month
Review of Applications Begins Applications will be reviewed as needs arise.
Special Instructions to Applicants Please submit a letter of application, CV and contact information for three professional references. Postdoctoral scholars must indicate the name of the principal investigator with whom they wish to train in their letter of application.
Department Summary The Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) is a research institute that reports to the Vice President of Research and Innovation. We have 18 labs and approximately 150 employees, including 45 graduate students who train in our labs. We have an administrative structure, which includes accounting, purchasing, personnel, PI support, building management and three service centers. Our annual budget is $9.5 million, primarily from federal research and training grants.
Position Summary IMB at the University of Oregon is soliciting applications for its open applicant pool. Positions are limited duration, funding contingent post doc or research appointments that are part time or short term, contracts not to exceed one year. Possibility of renewal up to a total of three years, depending on program needs, funding, and performance. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
Examples include research assistants (commonly known as technicians) or research associates, and postdoctoral scholars. Research assistants conduct research under direction of a principal investigator; postdoctoral research associates conduct research under the direction of a faculty member for the purpose of acquiring research training; research associates conduct research with only general guidance.
Minimum Requirements Bachelor's or Master's degree in biology or related area required for research assistant positions;
Ph.D. required for research associate and postdoctoral positions.
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