Postdoctoral position

Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon
Salary follows the NIH scale (>$47,500 USD/year) plus benefits.
March 26 2018
OHSU #61313
Position Type
Full Time
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The Beatty Lab ( at Oregon Health & Science University seeks to hire a talented postdoctoral scholar.  This person will join an innovative research project developing a new technology for labeling cellular proteins for imaging by fluorescence and electron microscopy. Members of this NIH funded project are creating a customizable toolkit of versatile interacting peptide (VIP) tags for mapping the cellular organization of multi-protein complexes and macromolecular interactions that underlie human diseases.  Qualified applicants for this position will have recently completed their PhD (within 3 years of the start date) and have demonstrated an aptitude for completing projects.  An ideal candidate will have experience in biochemistry, cell biology, or chemical biology.

Postdocs in the Beatty Lab join a collaborative, interdisciplinary team of scientists in the OHSU Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine (OCSSB).  Members of the OCSSB, led by Dr. Joe Gray, bring together diverse expertise in chemical biology, biochemistry, cancer cell biology, bioengineering, genomics, computational analysis, clinical trials, and imaging. 

The Beatty lab is located in the Collaborative Life Sciences Building, a vibrant research and learning center on the Willamette River in beautiful Portland, Oregon.  This building houses the Multiscale Microscopy Core, a state-of-the-art fluorescence and electron microscopy facility.  The environment is unique-- combining innovative research programs with new, state-of-the-art research facilities. Postdocs in the Beatty Lab have the opportunity to advance their scientific capabilities and technical skills.  They are provided opportunities for career development, including attending conferences, networking, pursuing advanced coursework, and improving their skills in communicating science.  OHSU has a diverse and vibrant postdoc community, with over 300 postdocs engaged in cutting-edge biomedical research. 

OHSU 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 apply for this position, send a cover letter, CV, and two representative publications to Prof. Beatty ( Refer to this job posting: OHSU #61313.  Review of applications will start immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

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