Providence Health & Services Research Associate 2 in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Research Associate 2 (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR. The Antitumor T-cell Response Lab at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute (EACRI) is recruiting a Research Associate to perform research related to adoptive T-cell immunotherapy against cancer. The goal of this lab is to better understand the T-cell response against cancer so that more effective adoptive T-cell immunotherapies can be developed for patients with metastatic epithelial cancers. The EACRI is fully committed to bench-to-bedside research. Promising findings can be directly translated into experimental therapies that can be used to treat patients with cancer here at Providence Cancer Institute. The primary responsibilities of this position include generating T-cell products for patient treatment, performing experiments, data acquisition, analysis, and management, and training and education. 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:

  • Assist the Laboratory Chief in the implementation and design of research activities in the Cancer Research laboratories.

  • Perform scientific and administrative duties under some supervision of the Laboratory Chief or other laboratory personnel.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors degree (BA) with major courses in the field of research

  • 3 years of research lab experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors of Science (BS) in appropriate biomedical field

  • 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.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Research

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 199435