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.
We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, and vision insurance, minimum 8% company retirement contribution, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, onsite café, free onsite fitness center with access to personal trainer, free parking and much more! Relocation assistance available for those located 50 miles outside of Oklahoma City metro and out of state. Learn more about our benefits here.Responsibilities:
The Gorbsky lab is seeking a tecnician to identify, prepare and perform a variety of research experiments according to protocol. Projects and assignments are typically non-routine and variable in nature. Collect, interpret, and present data to Manager or Principal Investigator. Expected to advance in independence after appropriate training and time in the position.Minimum Qualifications:
BA/BS degree typically in one of the biological sciences. Degrees in physics, math, computer science, or chemistry or equivalent years of professional, paid, relevant laboratory experience will be considered. Should be familiar with lab techniques. Individuals with all levels of experience will be considered.
Apply developing knowledge to coordinate day-to-day work, complete a variety of detailed tasks and assignments. Knowledge of Internet software, order processing system, data base and Microsoft Office software. Must be detail oriented and be able to function both independently and as a member of a close-knit team.
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, protocols and experimental procedures. Ability to troubleshoot protocols and write detailed reports to ensure reproducibility. At a minimum ability to compute basic mathematical operations, i.e., rate, ratio, percent, molarity, and unit conversion. Ability to organize and perform precise, accurate, and reproducible work.
Ability to speak effectively to present ideas and data analysis to supervisor and other researchers. Possess confidence to suggest changes to experiments and procedures when applicable. Ability to formulate new hypotheses, exchange ideas and aid in troubleshooting projects of co-workers in the same and other labs.
Familiarity with tissue culture, molecular biology, and light microscopy lab techniques is preferred. Additional preference will be given to candidates with experience in: stem cell biology, advanced image analysis for light microscopy including coding, 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.Work Hours:
Typically Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:00 pm.