Research Associate 2
 Portland, OR

Providence is calling a Research Associate 2 - Medical Research (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR

A highly motivated Research Associate is sought to join the Cancer Immuno-Genomics Laboratory led by Dr. Brian Piening at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute at the Providence Cancer Institute. Come work on cutting-edge genomics and other ‘omics technologies and instrumentation (Akoya CODEX, NanoString Digital Spatial Profiling, Illumina NovaSeq 6000 etc.) on key cancer immunotherapy research projects linking AI/ML-based image analysis with high-dimensional molecular profiling. Help us develop unprecedented maps of the human tumor microenvironment to understand why therapies fail or succeed in different individuals. The Earle A. Chiles Research Institute offers a unique bench-to-bedside environment where the clinic and lab are deeply integrated. We are looking for a research associate with experience with next-generation sequencing technologies and/or fluorescence-based microscopy tissue imaging.

In this position you will be responsible for the following responsibilities:

  • Perform next-generation sequencing library preparations for genomic, transcriptomic, epigenomic and other NGS-related experiment types
  • Interact with our bioinformatic team to support data analysis and result interpretation
  • Independently perform, document and report research results of complex biomedical experiments in support of research activities or specialized scientific laboratory
  • Remain cognizant of potentially hazardous chemical, biological, or radiological materials; uses personal protective equipment; and adheres to strict safety protocols

Required qualification for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree with major courses in the field of research
  • Three (3) years research lab experience

Preferred qualification for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a discipline pertinent to biomedical research
  • Training in genomics library preparations and/or immunofluorescence microscopy imaging

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