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We are currently looking for two Postdoctoral Fellows.

Department overview

The Center for Preventive Cardiology at the Knight Cardiovascular Institute aims to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease through prevention, early detection, and tailored treatment. Our research program seeks to advance preventive cardiovascular medicine by developing and evaluating novel therapies and diagnostic methods. Learn more here.

Function/duties of the position

The Postdoc will work on multiple research projects related to lipid metabolism, macrophages, and atherosclerosis using techniques ranging from small animal physiology to cell culture, biochemistry, molecular biology, histology, and flow cytometry. This is a collaborative role that will work, teach and learn with research assistants, graduate students, and other postdocs and interacts with the Principal Investigator and other PIs and collaborators. The Postdoc will assist in developing methods as required by the project’s progress, and integrate with the KCVI/OHSU network of cores and laboratory expertise to maximize efficiency and reduce experimental costs. The Postdoc will also assemble, analyze, interpret, and organize data into scientific presentations including original papers. 

Recent graduates are welcome.

Salary for this position aligns with the NIH Scale.

Required qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in a biological, biomedical science or other related area of science
  • Proficiency with molecular and cellular biology techniques
  • General knowledge of laboratory functions and research methodologies

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working with proteomics and big data analysis

Additional details

  • Please upload your CV and a description of your research interests along with your application.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Office of Civil Rights Investigations and Compliance at 503-494-5148 or