Research Technician / Sr. Research Technician
Oklahoma City, OK
Job posting number: #7072412 (Ref:2082110)
Posted: November 20, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPosting Number: 000250
Position Type: Laboratory
Department: Aging & Metabolism - Van Remmen
Job Summary/Basic Function:
We are looking for a Research Technician or Senior Research Technician to conduct basic research in aging, skeletal muscle biology, and mitochondrial function through in vitro and in vivo approaches with mice. A key focus of this position involves the preparation and analysis of samples for changes in redox status using HPLC and GCMS technologies. Other specific duties include, but are not limited to mammalian cell culture, western blotting, real-time PCR analysis, basic biochemical assays, immunohistochemistry, mouse handling, euthanasia and dissection, and PCR genotyping. 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.
BA/BS degree typically in one of the biological sciences, physics, or chemistry or equivalent years of professional, paid, relevant laboratory experience. Should be familiar with basic lab techniques
Minimum Degree Required:
Work Hours: Typically Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm.
A minimum GPA of 3.2. Previous lab experience working with rodents (especially mice) is highly preferred. Previous experience with biochemical analysis and cell culture is also preferred.
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.
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