Oregon Health & Science University

Assistant Professor

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
2019-2848
Position Category
Faculty/Provider
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Faculty
Department
Cell, Developmental and Cancer Biology
Salary Range
Commensurate with Qualifications
FTE
1.00
Schedule
To be Determined
Hours
Variable, 8:00am - 5:00pm
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable
No

Function/Duties of Position

The Assistant Professor will work collaboratively with a group of researchers dedicated to pancreas diesease, in the areas of early detection, advanced therapeutics, and patient resilience. They will work with Brenden-Colson Center leadership to design and contribute to high priority research projects related to pancreatic disease, and will be expected to set up an independent research lab, working on uncovering the molecular mechanisms that maintain PDAC growth with the goal of developing novel therapeutic strategies capable of improving the survival and quality of life of patients. We are especially interested in someone with an interest in metabolomics who will identify drivers of pre-malignant differentiation, pursue strategies to disrupt malignant identity, and develop models of human PDAC progression towards identifying new treatment targets.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in biological science field
  • Postdoctoral biomedical research training in a lab working on pancreas

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and expertise in metabolomics, early drivers of malignancy, and animal models

Additional Details

Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and Resume or CV.

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 Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

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