Information for Prospective Postdocs

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Researchers across OHSU make important discoveries every day that improve the health of Oregonians and beyond. OHSU is renowned for its collaborative culture, freedom to innovate, and ambitious experimentation.

Meet OHSU Postdocs

Creating a supportive network of postdoctoral scholars across OHSU is a high priority for the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. Take a minute to meet some of our postdocs and learn about their work and interests!

Meet our postdocs!

Living in Portland, Oregon

OHSU is located in Portland, Oregon – a vibrant city located within easy access to ocean beaches, mountains, the Columbia River Gorge, and award winning wineries. Here are some resources about living in the Portland area.

  • OHSU Housing Postings is a public link to OHSU affiliated housing offers
  • Craigslist is a common forum to post classifieds in the U.S., separated by city and state. Under the "housing" section, you can find apartments and roommates
  • Trulia housing search
  • Zillow housing search
  • Cort offers destination and home finding services in Portland, Oregon
  • Apartment List housing search  

Guides to Explore Portland, Oregon and the Surrounding Area

Portland Gardens

  • The Portland Rose Garden is located in NW Portland's Washington Park, and it features an extensive array of roses and a gorgeous view of the city
  • The Japanese Garden is composed of 5 garden styles on 5.5 acres. The garden is located in the west hills of Portland directly above the Rose Gardens in Washington Park
  • The Lan Su Chinese Garden features a beautiful botanical garden with a bridged lack surrounded by pavilions, courtyards, and walkways as well as a Tao Tea House. The garden is located at 239 NW Everett Street at the corner of NW 3rd and Everest in Portland’s historic Old Town Chinatown

Places, Activities, and Things to Do

  • The Oregon Zoo is 64 acres located at Washington Park. The zoo delights visitors with award-winning exhibits, concerts, and special season events, in addition to a wide-variety of animals
  • The Portland Art Museum represents 35 centuries of traditional and contemporary art from around the world
  • The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) features five unique exhibit halls, eight hands-on science labs, the USS Blueback submarine, the Kendall Planetarium, the Empirical Theater, and much more
  • The Pittock Mansion overlooks the city and holds a great deal of Portland’s history
  • Portland's Saturday Market is the largest continuous open-air market in the nation featuring live music, prepared food, clothing, jewelry, and locally produced arts and crafts
  • Powell's City of Books is known as one of the most famous bookstores in the nation. It covers an entire city block and has new and used books of all kinds

Sports Teams

Fun with the Kids

  • Portland's Children Museum engages children through hands-on learning exhibits
  • Jamison Square features a fountain with a shallow tidal pool to help families splash and cool down
  • As the largest urban forested park in the nation, Forest Park has 30 miles of trails for families to explore and is home to over 100 species
  • From March through September, Oaks Amusement Park is a great place for families to roller skate, mini golf, ride bumper cars and roller coasters, and enjoy outdoor picnic areas