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Providence Health & Services Research Associate 2 - Medical Research in Portland, Oregon


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

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The Cell Production Facility at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute (EACRI) at Providence Cancer Institute is recruiting a Research Associate II . The main role of the Cell Production Facility is to generate novel, safe and effective T-cell products for use in adoptive immunotherapy for patients with cancer who are enrolled in our clinical trials. The primary responsibilities of this position include generating T-cell products in a cleanroom environment, protocol and process development including optimization of cell culture methods, data acquisition, analysis, and management, translational research, and training and education. The candidate must have a BSc, strong work ethic, and strive for technical excellence. Experience with mammalian cell culture and cGMP compliance are major assets. Experience in immunological research techniques such as enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), ELISPOT assay, and multicolor flow cytometry, as well as T-cell culture are also major assets.

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

  • Perform the research necessary and evaluate the quality of research to reach the established goals of the laboratory under some supervision of the Laboratory Chief or other laboratory personnel

  • Originate and develop new techniques that facilitate the research goals of the laboratory

  • Stay current with the literature in ongoing and proposed research projects in the field of specialty

  • Use appropriate and reliable documentation, follow uniform reporting standards, and provide information by maintaining effective procedures and preparing periodic reports


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 appropriate biomedical field

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Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Research

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 295674