The Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) is located12 miles westof the OHSU main campus, and sits on 162 acres of land featuring forested areas, research and administration buildings, indoor and outdoor animal housing, a pond, and 2-mile perimeter walking path. Our mission is to improve human health and the quality of life through the support of nonhuman primate research programs that advance our knowledge of the causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of debilitating diseases.
Direct an independent, nationally and internationally recognized research program investigating the molecular, cellular, and physiological mechanisms in the areas of atherosclerotic disease, metabolic diseases, lipid metabolism, inflammation, cardiovascular aging, or multimodality imaging that is supported principally by NIH and/or other Federal research entities; this may be supplemented by appropriate Foundation research grants and sponsored research agreements with industry. NIH guidelines require that NPRC researchers devote at least 50% of their research effort to studies utilizing nonhuman primates.
Play a leadership role in assisting the Division Chief in managing the operation and future growth of the Division, as well as maintaining strong interactions with the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute.
Support the Divisions efforts in diversification of research funding through interaction with industry and foundation partners in addition to traditional funders such as the NIH.
Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree
Appropriate Postdoctoral Experience
Strong publication record
Commitment to the maintenance or development of a strong nonhuman primate research program for the study of cardiometabolic health
Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
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