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Non OHSU Student Worker
Location: Beaverton, Oregon
Internal Number: 23931
The Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute (VGTI) at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) has assembled a multidisciplinary team of scientists to respond to serious viral disease threats, including AIDS, chronic viral infection-associated diseases, newly emerging viral diseases and infectious diseases of the elderly. Our programs are intended to span the continuum between basic and clinical science, in which discoveries are rapidly advanced from the level of molecular and cellular biology through animal models and ultimately into clinical testing. The development of this unique program in immunology and virology provides an important training opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at OHSU. This is why an important part of our mission is the training of young scientists in newer academic disciplines emerging at the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute.
Function/Duties of Position
The non-OHSU student worker will receive training in procedures common to a biohazard immunology research lab, and assist the lab with paperwork, organizing, cleaning, data analysis, simple laboratory tasks. As competency is demonstrated with basic skills, the worker will be given progressively more challenging assignments, including cell isolation from clinical specimens, and the creation of fluorescently-stained samples for flow cytometry or simple computational/database analyses.
- Enrolled in or on vacation from or is otherwise registered in High School
- Willingness to work with pathogens potentially dangerous to humans
- Willingness to work in Biosafety Level 2 and 3 facilities
- Willingness and ability to work flexible hours
- Ability and willingness to work independently
- Ability to carry and lift 35 lbs.
- Ability to stand for three continuous hours a day
- Ability to work on computer for five continuous hours a day
- Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
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 email@example.com.
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