Postdoctoral Fellow

Title: Postdoctoral Fellow: Skeletal Development and Disease

Department: Research

Location: Portland, OR

Hours: Full Time (1.0 FTE)

Job Summary:

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Portland is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow to join our Research team! A Postdoctoral Fellow is sought to carry out research focused on molecular mechanisms of skeletal development and disease. The research will focus on developmental disorders caused by mutations in FGFR3 (achondroplasia) and its downstream effectors (rasopathies) and will employ mouse genetic models, cell culture assays and biochemical and molecular analyses of cell signaling. Experience in interrogating cell signaling and molecular and histological analyses of animal tissues is desirable. The position is in the laboratory of Dr. Peter Hurlin at Shriners Hospitals for Children on the Oregon Health & Science University campus. Interested individuals should be a PhD graduate, provide a CV, and three letters of reference.

Company Overview:

Shriners Hospitals for Children is committed to providing the highest quality care to children with neuro-musculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment.

Our work environment is mission driven, high quality and provides great satisfaction to all professionals through the unique health care setting. We are an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing challenging and rewarding careers. Shriners Hospitals for Children is a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

All of our positions, including on-call positions, are benefits eligible. We offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, and a 403(b) retirement plan. Employees who are 0.5 FTE or greater are also eligible for 100% company paid group life insurance, supplemental life insurance, 100% company paid short term disability, long term disability, and a generous PTO accrual. We also offer annual Tri-Met passes to employees at no cost. These passes are good for the Bus, Max Light Rail, Portland Streetcar and the Portland Arial Tram.