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Postdoctoral Researcher

Job Description


Posted: 06-Oct-22

Location: Portland, Oregon

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open



Internal Number: 19997

Function/Duties of Position

The Section of Molecular Imaging & Therapy (MIT), within the Department of Diagnostic Radiology (DR), is seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct research primarily within the MIT section but also on potential projects throughout the department.

The MIT section is rapidly growing both clinically and with respect to research, driven by a very active theranostics program. The section performs all types of FDA-approved radiopharmaceutical imaging and therapies, and also participates in a variety of research including retrospective studies, therapy databases, and prospective clinical trials. Additional important assets include a PET/MR program, of which this position is strongly tied, and collaborations both within the department and across OHSU.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will be the primary strategist in scientific aspects of the assigned project, working closely together with the faculty. They may participate in supervision of some activities of more junior trainees, frequently taking responsibility for expensive equipment and experiment design. It is expected that the Postdoctoral Fellow will write scientific papers, abstracts, and submit manuscripts for publication and seek out and apply for grants and additional funding to support research.

Curriculum vitae (CV), one-page research description with relevant publications, and names/contact information for at least three professional references, should be uploaded with the application.

Required Qualifications
  • MD, MD/ PhD, or PhD
  • Minimum of 3 years as a medical or graduate student
  • Specialty: Nuclear Medicine, Theranostics, Radiology

Preferred Qualifications
  • Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team while being collaborative in resolving problems
  • Passion for science and inquiry
  • Ability to synthesize one's own results and others to formulate hypotheses
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks at one time
  • Must possess energy and drive to coordinate multiple projects simultaneous
  • Ability to use tact and diplomacy to maintain effective working relationships

Additional Details
  • Typical schedule: Monday-Friday, occasional nights and weekends, and international, national, and local travel
  • Work schedule may vary depending on job/study requirements
  • Work location is primarily in the Department of Radiology, MIT Section
  • Remote work is not a guarantee
  • Must be able to travel to all necessary sites
  • May include travel to meetings for educational purposes and/or for data presentations
  • Foreign applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S., or eligible to obtain work authorization. All candidates must be eligible for H-1B visas. We are unable to support J-1 applicants that require a Conrad J-1 waiver in order to be eligible for an H-1B visa.

All are welcome
Oregon Health & Science University 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 request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu. As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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