Post-doctoral Fellow - Neurological diseases

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Oklahoma City, OK

Job posting number: #7079053 (Ref:2274960)

Posted: May 26, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Posting Number: 000213
Position Type: Scientific
Classification: Ongoing
Status: Full-Time
Department: Aging & Metabolism - Yoon

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Postdoctoral fellow positions are available in Dr. Wan Hee Yoon's lab, in Aging & Metabolism Research Program at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF). Yoon lab studies on the pathogenetic mechanisms of human neurological diseases. We are taking a combination of Drosophila genetics, and genomic approaches as well as patient-derived iPSC study. Our group is situated within mitochondria biology and aging biology communities at the OMRF. 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.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in a biological science, chemistry, physics or other relevant area, M.D., or equivalent

Minimum Degree Required:

Work Hours:

Preferred Qualifications:
Researchers with strong interest in neurological and muscular diseases and mitochondrial biology are welcome to apply. Expertise in any of the following areas is highly valued though not required: - iPSC/organoid - Drosophila genetics - Metabolism/mitochondrial biology

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.

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