OHRC Employment Opportunities
Employment at the OHRC
The OHRC, located in beautiful Portland, Oregon, is among the top auditory research centers in the United States. Our faculty study the cellular, molecular and physiological aspects of development, function, and disease of the inner ear and auditory central nervous system. The OHRC occupies a 17,000 square foot facility in the Hatfield Research Center building and 4,000 square feet in the Medical Research Building at OHSU. We offer employment at the faculty level, but also offer post- and pre-doctoral positions and summer internship positions. Follow the instructions listed with each employment opportunity if you are interested in applying.
There are currently no faculty positions available.
There are currently no post-doctoral positions available. Please check back or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Research Positions
Each year, the Department of Otolaryngology offers summer research opportunities to first-year OHSU medical students during the summer, with a stipend of approximately $5,000 for each three month fellowship. Individuals from under-represented racial and ethnic groups, as well as individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
Successful students will work with a faculty member to develop a research project to be conducted during the summer months with the aim of a published article, an international or national conference presentation, or both. During the summer of 2011, the following opportunities were available:
- Auto-immune disease and otitis media in the inner ear
- Pharmacokinetics of ototoxic drugs
- Otoacoustic emissions
- Cochlear blood flow and mechanisms of sound induced oxidative damage to the cochlea
- Quality of life and outcomes in otolaryngology
- Cochlear Implants and hearing aids
- Gene therapy in tissue engineering
- Venous thromboembolism (VTE) in head and neck cancer patients after surgery
- Dangerous Decibels: Hearing loss and tinnitus prevention through education and outreach.
- The neurobiology of tinnitus
- Beliefs and behaviors of young adults regarding use of personal stereo systems.
For more detailed descriptions of the summer internship programs, please click here.
- a brief research plan (two paragraphs) for submission
- A resume
- A short statement about the importance of a research internship to their career goals
Description: A volunteer opportunity is available to assist with data acquisition and processing in a human auditory electrophysiology laboratory. In our laboratory, electroencephalography (EEG) and behavioral methods are used to understand the effects of auditory deprivation and stimulation on the brain.
Eligibility: This opportunity is intended for post-baccalaureate or graduate students interested in gaining research experience. Past experience with EEG is ideal.
Commitment Requirements: Minimum of 3 months, for at least 16 hours per week.
Interested? Contact Dr. Curtis Billings at email@example.com with your resume and a statement of your interests and goals.