Part-Time Assistant Staff Scientist

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Oklahoma City, OK

Job posting number: #7079589 (Ref:2294454)

Posted: June 9, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Posting Number: 000332
Position Type: Scientific
Classification: Ongoing
Status: Part-Time
Department: Cell Cycle & Cancer Biology - Gorbsky

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Design and conduct research experiments; prepare reports and papers for publication, presentation and future research; assists with grant writing; may oversee and/or manage a research project(s). Benchmark Accountabilities:
  • Conducts scientific research
  • Assists with grant writing and preparing reports and papers for publication
  • May oversee and/or manage a research project(s)
  • May present scientific/technical information both formally and informally Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of the principles and practices of scientific theory and research; demonstrates skill in formulating and testing hypotheses; ability to conduct scientific research experiments; to analyze and summarize data and results; to write technical, scientific papers; to write grants and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to mentor students and guide/direct the work of less senior scientists. 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: Part-Time hours

    Preferred Qualifications:

    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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