Posting Number: 000248
Position Type: Scientific
Department: Cell Cycle & Cancer Biology - Gary Gorbsky
Job Summary/Basic Function:
We are currently accepting applications for positions at the level of Postdoctoral research fellow to join our research team. The projects involve analysis of chromosome instability in aging, regeneration, and cancer, using molecular, bioinformatic, and advanced imaging approaches. We offer an invigorating research environment and opportunities for independent research and career advancement. Specific skills include mammalian and amphibian cell culture, fluorescence microscopy, genomic and proteomic analyses, plasmid construction and preparation, transfection of mammalian and amphibian cells, protein production and purification from bacteria. Experimental design and troubleshooting are important skills. Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) is an independent, not-for-profit biomedical research institute adjacent to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) campus in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City offers a dynamic and flourishing downtown area, with low cost of living, short commute times and a diversified economy. OMRF's excellence can only be fully realized by individuals who share our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to these values.
OMRF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.
PhD in one of the biological sciences, physics, chemistry or equivalent
Minimum Degree Required: Doctorate
Familiarity with tissue culture, molecular biology, biochemistry, and light microscopy lab techniques is preferred. Additional preference will be given to candidates with experience in: bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics, advanced live cell 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.
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.
To apply, visit omrf.peopleadmin.com/postings/3863