The Clinical Physiology and Chronobiology Program (CPCP) located within the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences at OHSU. The Institutes mission is to Improve the lives of workers through biomedical and occupational research. The CPCP specializes in clinical research on the effects of sleep and circadian rhythms on physiology and pathophysiology in humans.
The successful candidate will serve as a project leader under the directions of Drs. Nicole Bowles and Steven Shea (PIs) as part of the CPCP. The Postdoctoral fellow will work on multiple projects examining the biological basis of physiological and pathophysiological changes across the day and night, including mechanisms underlying the morning peak in adverse cardiovascular events such as myocardial infarction, stroke and sudden cardiac death. There will also be a focus on health disparities. Primary duties will include developing scientific ideas, writing grant applications and manuscripts, data collection and management, and supervision of research assistants. The successful candidate will be proficient in project management and independently monitoring study operations, budget management and managing human subjects IRB protocols and modifications. Shift work and weekend work (including night-time data collection) is expected. Additional duties can include overseeing and managing research equipment, materials, and logistics (with the assistance of research assistants).
PhD/ MD degree with relevant training in Human physiology and clinical research
Human physiology and clinical research
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work both independently and in a small group setting
Ability to interact in a positive and productive manner with a diverse lab community
Experience and expertise in human cardiovascular physiology
Experience with advanced statistics
Experience managing or coordinating a multi-year research project
Topical knowledge or expertise in sleep and circadian science
Ability to be self-motivated, to prioritize effectively and achieve deadlines
Ability to work overnight hours and occasional weekends for data collection
Highly motivated and responsible
Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
To apply please upload a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae/Resume, contact information for three academic/professional references, and a published paper.
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Working conditions: Working hours of this position will vary but are mostly M-F and 8-5 with occasional evenings, overnights and weekends.
Physical demands & equipment usage: Computer work, standing and sitting for long periods of time while using a computer or completing lab experiments. Following appropriate safety procedures with appropriate personal protective equipment (when applicable). Occasional moving of equipment (for material >50 lbs., hand trucks, dolleys, and material moving equipment are expected to be used), Job duties include handling body fluids and can result in exposure to radiation.
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