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Postdoctoral Scholar - Open Pool

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Work type: Faculty - Other
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants

Department: Knight Campus
Rank: Postdoctoral Scholar
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as need arises

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please include the following with your online application:
1. Letter of interest indicating area(s) of expertise for which applicant wishes to be considered.
2. Current résumé/curriculum vitae.

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and will continue until positions are filled.

Department Summary
The Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact is a billion-dollar initiative designed to fast-track scientific discoveries and the process of turning those discoveries into innovations that improve the quality of life for people in Oregon, the nation and beyond. The Knight Campus will reshape the higher education landscape in Oregon by training the next generations of scientists, forging tighter ties with industry and entrepreneurs and creating new educational opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.

Position Summary
Post doctoral scholars (post docs) are limited duration, funding contingent appointments for one year with a possible renewal for another two years (three years total appointment length). Post docs conduct research under the direction of a faculty member for the purpose of acquiring research training. The expectation is that the post doc will conduct laboratory research, quantitative analysis, prepare manuscripts and grant applications and present data and findings to internal and external audiences.

Minimum Requirements
• PhD in from an accredited institution of higher education in a field relevant to the PI’s research program

Professional Competencies
• Demonstrated analytic skills
• Demonstrated research and laboratory skills and experience
• Demonstrated organizational skills
• Strong team ethic
• Attention to detail
• Demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication

Preferred Qualifications
• Highly recommended by scientists in the candidate’s field of study

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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