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Current job opportunities:

ORPRN Director

  • The ORPRN Director is responsible for overall leadership, direction, organization and fiscal oversight.
  • Qualities of the ideal candidate includes:
    • Doctoral degree, with substantial experience in practice-based research and developing/maintaining partner relationships.
    • Successful experience writing and managing grants, research and contracts.
    • A strong passion for, and experience in, primary care health delivery to address the health of individuals and communities, especially in rural and underserved areas.
  • Please go to the OHSU jobs page for more information and to apply for position 2021-12310.

Quantitative Research Data Analyst

  • The Quantitative Research Data Analyst will perform quantitative data analysis for research and internal evaluation projects and programs.
  • This position uses quantitative techniques to support ORPRN projects, providing consultation to the research teams to develop and evaluate their research and evaluation design and methodology. 
  • This position also works with Principal Investigators and stakeholders to develop survey instruments for program evaluation, analyzes survey data, and reports results to program teams.
  • Please go to the OHSU jobs page for more information and to apply for position   2021-14323

Current internship opportunities:

Please email if you are interested in internship possibilities.

Other opportunities:


  • Funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health, BUILD EXITO is an undergraduate research-training program centered at Portland State University that supports students on their pathway to becoming scientific researchers and finding success in health research careers.
  • Read more about the BUILD EXITO program model.

AmeriCorps VISTA

  • The AmeriCorps national service program offers opportunities for citizens to strengthen their communities while gaining valuable skills and experience to advance their careers. In Oregon, AmeriCorps members serve at more than 500 locations through one of three programs. The VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program supports community efforts to overcome poverty.
  • Read more about national service in Oregon.
PERC leads discussion at 2016 ORPRN Convocation

Working alongside rural communities to find answers to important questions – and turn that evidence into action – are important aspects of my work at ORPRN. 

- Rose Gunn, M.A., Project Manager