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Postdoctoral Scholar - Open Pool - Human Performance Alliance Moonshot

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

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Postdoctoral Scholar - Open Pool - Human Performance Alliance Moonshot

Job no: 533756

Work type: Faculty - Other

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Biology/Life Sciences, Natural Science, Research/Scientific/Grants, Chemistry, Human Physiology, Engineering/Biomedical Engineering

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

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete applications must include your current resume; a cover letter describing the nature of your training and interest with our research at the HPA; and contact information for three (3) professional references. See for information about our team and current grants.

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 qualified applicants for its open postdoctoral scholar (postdoc) pool. As a postdoc, you will conduct research under the direction of a Principal Investigator (PI) for the purpose of acquiring research training. Your responsibilities will include conducting laboratory research, quantitative analysis, preparing manuscripts and grant applications, and presenting data and findings to internal and external audiences. In this position, you will have an opportunity to collaborate with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

The successful candidate will work on either the Regenerative Rehabilitation Moonshot program or the Innovation Hub program of the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance.

Postdocs are limited duration, funding contingent appointments for one year with a possible annual renewal for up to two additional years.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ph.D in bioengineering or relevant scientific field
  • Experience in biomedical materials
  • Experience with cell and tissue culture

    Professional Competencies

  • Quantitative skills as evidenced by publication record
  • Analytic skills
  • Research and laboratory skills and experience
  • Organizational skills
  • Strong team ethic
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Highly recommended by scientists in the candidate's field of study

    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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