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Assistant Staff Scientist

Company: Legacy Health
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Staff Scientist US-OR-PortlandJob ID: 22-24720Type: Regular Full-TimeGood Samaritan Medical Ctr campusOverviewThe Devers Clinical Trials, Ophthalmic Biostatistics and Epidemiology is recruiting an Assistant Staff Scientist to play an active role in clinical research, monitor study progress, participate in survey design, program evaluation, organize and enter data, budgets, and/or data analysis. Recommended experience includes an PhD, MD MPH or related degree, in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics, Clinical research, Psychophysics, Patient adherence, and/or Health promotion.We are looking for someone that learns quickly, is personable, has strong problem-solving skills, and can work both independently and as part of a team. To learn more about Dr. Mansberger's research visit: Mansberger - Scientists - Legacy HealthResponsibilitiesThe Assistant Staff Scientist: conducts research in collaboration with principal investigator(s) and research teams; exercises initiative to manage individual research projects and independent design and execution of experiments; may assist PI(s) in supervising subordinate staff to assist with research projects; contributes to meeting regulatory compliance (e.g., IACUC, IBC, IRB) and to the compilation of regulatory protocols; designs and conducts experiments and evaluates methods and protocols for research projects; analyzes, summarizes, and organizes collected data, in collaboration with the PI, and produces polished presentations of first-authored meeting abstracts with little or no PI input; publishes results of investigations in professional journals as first author; works with a high level of independence; proposes and submits independent funding submissions to federal and non-federal sources; offers advice and brings expertise to the research team; oversees the scientific operations of the laboratory; encourages teamwork and collaboration across the laboratory. QualificationsEducation:PhD, MD, related degree, or clearly demonstrated equivalent experience. Experience: The Assistant Staff Scientist is considered to serve as an intermediary position between postdoctoral fellow and independent research scientist. Because the expectation is that the postdoctoral position be limited to a term typically of 2 to 4 years, this position provides the opportunity for a postdoctoral fellow (or person with equivalent experience) to progress to a higher level of research responsibility. Skills: Demonstrated competence in investigation, research design, research conduct and project management. Theoretical and technical knowledge of the research subject matter; understands the scientific method and demonstrates the ability to independently form hypotheses; has high degree of technical skills; designs and performs experiments; analyzes and interprets data; develops new techniques and ability to conduct bench or clinical research with minimal supervision; knowledge of computers and data analysis methods; ability to summarize and present research data; produces polished presentations of first-authored meeting abstracts that require only modest principal investigator editing; writes first-authored papers for submission to peer-review journals; can present and explain research to both technical and lay audiences. LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION:Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled PI180720812

Keywords: Legacy Health, Portland , Assistant Staff Scientist, Other , Portland, Oregon

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