This position is a member of the Cell, Developmental, and Cancer Biology Department at OHSU. Support investigators in the conduct of original research in service to OHSUs mission to improve human health, building and leveraging platform-based tools and biological understanding while working in a team. Work will be focused on Cancer research involving animal handling, including surgery, necropsy and animal tissue processing. Duties include working with rodents, flow cytometry, basic immunohistochemistry, basic cellular and molecular procedures.
Specific responsibilities include:
Animal experimentation : Work with researchers in managing the animal colony, taking measurements, harvesting tissues for experimentation, animal surgeries and necropsies.
Wet lab duties : Assist researchers with processing animal tissues, labelling, organizing materials for experiment days. Basic cellular and molecular techniques. Basic immunohistochemistry. Use of aseptic technique.
Flow cytometry : Assist researchers with designing and running flow cytometry panels, using animals cells and tissues. Experience with FlowJo would be helpful. Manipulating flow cytometry data and generating graphs.
Career Development : Participate in appropriate activities that enhance general knowledge of or ability to do assigned work. This includes: attend classes, seminars, and other training forums; stay current in relevant literature; participate in preparation of scholarly work; participate in staff meetings and other informational sessions; read vendor documentation as appropriate to position; interact with peers and other employees to receive and disseminate information.
There may be an option for some remote work.
Bachelor's Degree with major courses in field of research and 1 to 3 years of relevant experience
Experience working within a team, collaboration, data management, and support of investigators discoveries and scholarly work
One year of experience with the following:
Small animal handling and colony management
Small animal surgeries, knowledge of mouse anatomy, necropsies
Basic cellular and molecular experimental techniques
Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills, both written and verbal
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks at one time
2 years of experience in a professional, team-oriented biology environment
2 years of experience with:
Animal handling and experimentation
Basic molecular experimental techniques
Understanding of basic statistics and some of its applications to biomedical science
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