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Research Assistant/Associate/Engineer Open Pool Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Oregon

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 29, 2024

Research Assistant/Associate/Engineer Open Pool Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Oregon

Job no: 533773

Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Biology/Life Sciences, Research/Scientific/Grants, Human Physiology, Neuroscience, Engineering/Biomedical Engineering

Department: Knight Campus
Rank: Research Assistant
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants

Along with your online application, please upload your current CV and a letter of interest detailing your areas of expertise.

Department Summary

The Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact is an ambitious initiative designed to fast-track scientific discoveries into innovations that improve the quality of life for people in Oregon, the nation, and the world. The campus creates the intellectual infrastructure to establish Oregon as a center for both research and development, making Oregon a place where companies can start up and grow. 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

The Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance (HPA) at Oregon is seeking applications for research assistants, research associates, and research engineers. We're looking for applicants who are self-motivated and have excellent organizational, research, and communication skills to participate in a variety of new and ongoing research activities.

HPA at Oregon synergizes regenerative medicine and rehabilitation protocols to restore function to damaged tissues. An integrated interdisciplinary approach has the potential to dramatically accelerate healing and optimize functional recovery following a range of tissue damage levels and even help prevent injuries before they happen.

This position will work on either the Regenerative Rehabilitation Moonshot program or the Innovation Hub program of the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance.

Minimum Requirements

Research Assistant/Engineer:
  • Bachelor's degree in bioengineering, human physiology, biology, or related field.

    Research Associate:
  • Terminal degree in bioengineering, human physiology, biology, or related field.

    Professional Competencies

  • Analytic skills
  • Research and laboratory skills and experience
  • Organizational skills
  • Strong team ethic
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated skills in interpersonal and written communication
  • Strong academic record

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Engineering, Bioengineering, Biology, Human Physiology, Chemistry or Physics
  • Research experience in the area of human performance

    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. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    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 Civil Rights Compliance, 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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    To apply, visit


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