Providence is calling a Postdoctoral Fellow Research- Medical Research (1.0 FTE, Day) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.
The Earle A. Chiles Research Institute at Providence Cancer Institute is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow to apply cutting-edge technology to evaluate the cancer immune cell interface. Dr. Bernard Fox and Dr. Shawn Jensen are working with colleagues to validate multiplex immunofluoresence and apply its use in evaluating response to treatment and potentially for tailoring combination immunotherapy of cancer. Candidates with an MD or a PhD in Pathology, Immunology, Cell Biology, or a related field. Experience in histology is preferred. Experience in automated staining, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, QuPath and R studio are a plus.
In addition, we are seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow Research- Medical Research that are for one year and may be renewed annually based on demonstrated progress of the Fellows IDP and will not typically extend past 5 years. Fellows are expected to apply for external funding within 2 years of their assignment and are expected to submit at least one 1st author manuscript within the first 3 years of their assignment; then one per year thereafter. Fellows perform complex biomedical experiments in support of a research activity or specialized scientific service laboratory. Fellows are expected to exercise independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for solving problems. Fellows perform complex biomedical experiments in support of a research activity or specialized scientific service laboratory. Fellows are expected to exercise independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for solving problems.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Develop and or implement changes for scientific plans and protocols to accomplish specific scientific objectives
Independently perform, document and report research results of complex biomedical experiments in support of research activities or specialized scientific laboratory
Independently develop methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for solving problems
Summarize and interpret data; write manuscripts and present findings in a form suitable for publication or other special reports; present research findings to local and national groups
Prepare and conduct in vivo and in vitro experiments as necessary
Stay current with the literature in ongoing and proposed research projects in the field of specialty
Remain cognizant of potentially hazardous chemical, biological, or radiological materials; uses personal protective equipment; and adheres to strict safety protocols
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Ph.D. in a discipline pertinent to biomedical research
Experience in presenting original research in oral and written format is essential, as is proven success in writing and publishing original research
Demonstrate a track record of progressive biomedical research that indicates a growing level of research independence
Expert in flow cytometry, primary cell isolation and culture, and molecular biology
Perform with minimal supervision in a team-like atmosphere
Good problem-solving skills and be innovative
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including computer skills
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Ph.D. in Immunology -OR- Experience in the field of immunology
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Job Category: Research
Req ID: 336850