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Research Technician / Sr. Research Technician - Myositis Testing Laboratory

OMRF (Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation)


Location:
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104
Date:
10/11/2017
2017-10-112038-01-18
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Bio-tech / Science
OMRF (Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation)
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Job Details

Department:

Arthritis & Clinical Immunology - J. James

 

Job Summary/Basic Function:

We are seeking a highly organized, motivated, team-oriented individual to contribute to the Myositis Testing Laboratory (https://omrf.org/research-faculty/core-facilities/myositis-testing/). Duties will include assisting with a variety of immunological and molecular biology techniques (immunoprecipitation, immunoblotting), blood sample processing, and associated record keeping.


Work Hours:

Typically Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:00, but must be willing to work occasional overtime, weekends, and/or holidays.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

BS/BA degree in one of the biological sciences, medical laboratory, chemistry or physics and previous research exposure in a classroom or professional setting and 1 – 2 years of lab experience.

Should have experience using computers and databases. Excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, organizational skills and strong work ethic. Must be professional, team oriented, and personable. Must be able to take direction, follow instructions and take meticulous records. Has an interest in helping in patient-oriented clinical research.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous with radioactivity, protein and RNA immunoprecipitation, large gels, cell culture/sterile techniques and CAP/CLIA certification processes highly preferred.

 

Physical Demands:

Regularly required to stand, use manual dexterity, talk or hear; Frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms; occasionally sit; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Potential exposure to fumes, airborne particles, or rodent dander. May work with toxic, caustic chemicals, radioactive materials, liquid nitrogen, human tissue or blood. Potential risk of electrical shock. Occasional exposure to cold 4C, and/or extreme cold -80C from freezers. Noise level is usually moderate.


We offer attractive salaries & comprehensive benefits package.

 

To Apply: Please visit https://jobsearch.omrf.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=51749


Founded in 1946, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected nonprofit biomedical research institutes. Located in Oklahoma City, OMRF fosters a worldwide reputation for excellence by following an innovative cross-disciplinary approach to medical research.

 

OMRF scientists are dedicated to understanding and developing more effective treatments for human disease, focusing on such critical research areas as heart disease, cancer, lupus and Alzheimer’s disease. With more than 700 U.S. and international patents, OMRF ranks among the nation’s leaders in patents per scientist.


Visit http://www.omrf.org/ for more information!

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