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Postdoctoral Scholar - Open Pool

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Postdoctoral Scholar - Open Pool

Job no: 525821
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 needs arise.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a letter of interest indicating area(s) of expertise and a current curriculum vitae.

Department Summary
The Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact (Knight Campus) 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
The Knight Campus is seeking qualified applicants for its open postdoctoral scholar (postdoc) pool. Postdocs are limited duration, funding contingent appointments for one year with a possible annual renewal for up to two additional years. Postdocs conduct research under the direction of a Principal Investigator (PI) for the purpose of acquiring research training. The expectation is that the postdoc will conduct laboratory research, quantitative analysis, prepare manuscripts and grant applications, and present data and findings to internal and external audiences. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Minimum Requirements
  • PhD 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

    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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