Providence Health & Services Assistant Research Member in Portland, Oregon


The Earle A. Chiles ResearchInstitute (EACRI), a division of the Providence Cancer Institute, at the RobertW. Franz Cancer Center is

seeking applicants for full-time

faculty positions in Immuno-oncology. We are seeking energetic, creative and

innovative individuals to complement a strong team of cancer immunologists. The

recruits will have access to state-of-the art laboratory

facilities in a translational research setting; state-of-the-art core facilities including flow cytometry, immunological

monitoring, multispectral immuno-histochemistry, bioinformatics and Next

Generation Sequencing. Physician scientists or basic scientists with strong

interest in immunology and translational research to improve cancer treatment

are encouraged to apply. Applicants must hold a PhD and/or MD (or equivalent)

degree in immunology or related discipline. Successful candidates are

expected to build and maintain a nationally competitive research portfolio and

be committed to training the next generation of researchers.

Providence is calling an Assistant Research Member (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Perform an advanced level of biomedical research to promote advanced research into cancer and is of critical importance to the research program at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute within the Providence Cancer Institute.This role is equivalent to that of an Assistant Professor at an academic institution or university.

  • Exercise independent judgment with regard to the research conducted around a defined research area and take full responsibility for the results and their acceptability by the scientific community.

  • Be responsible scientifically and administratively for the activities conducted within the laboratory to include but not limited to; the design and analysis of research projects; collection and interpretation of data; grant and sponsored research preparation and submission; management of active grants and sponsored research; authoring scientific publications; management of laboratory staff including recruitment and performance management; and budget management.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) in the biological sciences or related discipline with proficient knowledge of immunology

  • 5 years of biomedical research experience including 2 years of post-doctoral training

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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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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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: 198717