Oregon Health & Science University

Postdoctoral Scholar

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Position Category
Job Type
Cell, Developmental and Cancer Biology
Salary Range
NIH Scale
Variable, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday - Friday, some weekends
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Postdoctoral position in the Enns/Zhang Labs in the Department of Cell, Developmental, and Cancer Biology at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR USA. Our labs focus on identifying the molecular mechanisms by which the body senses iron and the pathways involved in maintaining iron homeostasis. Diseases that disrupt these homeostatic mechanisms include, but are not limited to, hereditary hemochromatosis, infectious diseases, heart failure, cancer and hematopoietic disorders. We combine state-of-the-art approaches involving mouse models, gene therapy, mass spectrometry, advanced light microscopy and bioinformatics in a collaborative environment.

Function/Duties of Position

  • Plan and perform experiments related to the research goals of the lab
  • Interpret experiments
  • Write preliminary drafts of manuscripts
  • Attend and present at lab meetings and at local/national/international meetings

Salary for this position aligns with the NIH Scale.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D., in related field of study

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise in molecular biology, cell biology, and/or protein chemistry

Additional Details

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to:

Caroline Enns, PhD or An-Sheng Zhang, MD

  • ennsca@ohsu.edu 
  • zhanga@ohsu.edu

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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