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Legacy Health Research Student - Internship in Portland, Oregon

Innovative research paves the way for improved patient outcomes. You can be a part of the research that’s driving new treatments and procedures at Legacy.

Temporary (8-12 weeks) position working full time (40 hours a week).

Additionally:

The student will be assisting on a project looking at the neurobiological effects of obesity. Student researchers should have minimal laboratory experience gained from relevant coursework in biology, chemistry, and/or related courses. The accepted applicant will be carefully trained in all techniques, which may include immunohistochemistry, microscopic imaging (confocal), image analysis (ImageJ/Leica), Western blotting, cell culture, and/or immunocytochemistry. Preferred applicants will have existing experience in these techniques

The Research Student works as a contributing member of a research team in an established laboratory of a Principal Investigator (PI). Supervision of this position could be directly by the PI, other researcher including a staff scientist, postdoctoral fellow or other key personnel. The Research Student position is offered to provide hands-on experience in a variety of research areas that might include organizing surveys, collecting and managing data, basic neuroscience laboratory skills (e.g., neuroanatomic, neuropharmacologic, molecular biological, neurophysiologic, biochemical, image analysis, literature search/reading and/or assisting on different research projects), clinical, or biomechanical engineering. Responsibilities will vary depending on the focus of the research laboratory or nature of the research project.

Education:

Current enrolment in an undergraduate or graduate program required. Completed coursework on the research project topic is preferred.

Experience:

Professional experience is not required. Entry level experience in the sciences is preferred.

Demonstrated interest in science/research and background in biological sciences, neurosciences, physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, psychology, biomechanical engineering, or other related field.

LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION:

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

Posting Title: Research Student - Internship

Job Req #: 21-16767

Name: Research Administration

FTE for each opening (not total FTE across all openings for multiple openings). If less than 1.0 please enter leading 0 before the decimal, e.g. 0.2: 1.00

Job_Commensurate with Experience: USD $14.00/Hr. - USD $14.00/Hr.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Union: Non-union

Work Days: Mon-Fri, occasional weekends

Shift Start Time (HH:MM AM or PM): 08:00 AM

Shift End Time (HH:MM AM or PM): 04:30 PM

External Company Name: Legacy Health

External Company URL: https://www.legacyhealth.org/

Street: 1225 NE 2nd Ave

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