We are currently accepting applications for positions at the level of Research Technician/Senior Research Technician/Research Assistant to join our research team. We offer an invigorating research environment and opportunities for independent research and career advancement. Specific duties include mammalian and amphibian cell culture, fluorescence microscopy, plasmid construction and preparation, transfection of mammalian and amphibian cells, protein production and purification from bacteria. Experimental design and troubleshooting are important skills.
BA//BS degree in one of the biological sciences, physics, or chemistry or 4 years of professional, paid relevant laboratory experience. Should be familiar with lab techniques.
Apply developing knowledge to coordinate day-to-day work, complete a variety of detailed tasks and assignments. Basic knowledge of Internet software, order processing system, data base and Microsoft Office software. Must be detail oriented and work independently as well as a team player.
Familiarity with tissue culture, molecular biology, and light microscopy lab techniques is preferred. Additional preference will be given to candidates with experience in: advanced imaging for light microscopy, broad knowledge of molecular biology techniques, and ability to formulate and troubleshoot experimental protocols. The candidate should also possess strong abilities to organize, interpret and present data. The candidate must have strong team skills for collaborating with other laboratory members on research projects.
Typically Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
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=51710
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.
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