The Knight Cancer Institute at the Oregon Health and Science University is seeking applications for a Research Assistant 2 position in health services research or a similar discipline. This position will provide an opportunity for strong mentorship in a supportive multi-disciplinary environment, and will be an excellent opportunity to further develop research skills and prepare for a career in academia, government, or consulting. The Research Assistant's duties will involve a systematic review of the biomedical literature.
Bachelor's Degree with major courses in field of research and no experience, Or AA/RN and 2 years of relevant experience
Experience in medical research, health policy research, public health research, epidemiology research, health services research, or related field
Strong writing, quantitative, and communication skills
Ability to think creatively about research
Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and r...esearch. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm