The mission of the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences is to improve the lives of workers through biomedical and occupational research.
The Lloyd/McCullough laboratory is interested in elucidating cellular mechanisms of DNA damage repair and tolerance following exposures to chemotherapeutics and environmental toxicants. A major focus of the laboratory is to translate fundamental basic science discoveries focused on cellular DNA damage response pathways into actionable clinical interventions and improved therapeutic response.
We are currently looking to fill a position as a postdoctoral for a highly motivated individual to be part of a team within NCI and NIEHS-funded projects that focus on novel targets in cancer chemotherapy and fundamental carcinogenic processes. An interest in genome stability and cancer biology with experience in molecular and cellular biology is preferred. Specific experience with tissue culture, cellular assays, and molecular biology techniques is desired. Strong communication skills, both oral and written are required, as the candidate will be expected to write manuscripts and fellowship applications, as well as present data at meetings.
Doctorate degree in relevant area
Experience working with computer software applications Microsoft Office
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to manage multiple priorities
Strong experimental skills including experimental design, troubleshooting, and analysis.
Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, to prioritize effectively and achieve deadlines.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work both independently and in a small group setting
Highly motivated and responsible
Ability to interact in a positive and productive manner with a diverse lab community
Please provide a cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 references with your application. Applications missing any information will not be considered.
Working conditions: Working hours of this position will vary but are mostly M-F and 9-6. Evening, weekend, and overnight work as the experiments demand it.
Physical demands & equipment usage: Ability to sit, stoop, and stand for lab work and procedures. Able to move around the campus in a timely manner to attend meetings and other work-related events.
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