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Current job opportunities:

Biostatistician 1

The Biostatistician 1 performs quantitative data analysis for research trials, implementation studies, and project and program evaluations. The Biostatistician 1 applies broad knowledge of quantitative techniques to support the projects, providing consultation to the research teams to develop and evaluate their research and evaluation design and methodology and to execute statistical analysis plans. In collaboration with PIs and stakeholders, the Biostatistician 1 develops survey instruments; gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes statistical data for research project activities; and contributes to grants, reports, manuscripts, and other publications. This position requires excellent and effective oral and written communication and data visualization skills in order to present complex statistical results to researchers and/or community partners.

Please go to the OHSU jobs page for more information and to apply for position 2022-20238.

Research Project Manager - three positions available

ORPRN is seeking three project managers who will be responsible for developing grant and contract proposals, building community partnerships, creating study protocols, scopes of work and timelines, and training curriculum. The positions oversee project teams, ensuring adherence to protocols, the recruitment of project participants and the completion of required project activities. The role maintains project budgets and works with the Fiscal Administrator to reconcile any discrepancies.  

All three positions require an organized, autonomous, self-motivated individual who demonstrates the ability to exercise judgment and take appropriate action to ensure the success of a team. 

2022-19461 This Research Project Manager will support ACTIVATE, a project that will build new collaborations with other research institutions and will develop community health centers as future sites for clinical trials.

2022-19991 This Health Policy Project Manager will support our public health and health policy projects. These include projects focused on federal Medicaid flexibilities that allow for investments in social determinants of health and health equity.

2022-20249 This Research Project Manager will support projects within topic areas including advance care planning, kindergarten readiness and women’s health.

Please go to the OHSU Jobs Page for more information and to apply for positions 2022-19461 or 2022-19991 or 2022-20249

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