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.Responsibilities:
The Yoon Lab is looking for a highly motivated, organized, responsible person who will play a key role in achieving the mission of the lab. Using Drosophila and iPSC, we aim to discover cellular and molecular mechanisms how metabolic dysfunctions cause human metabolic and neurological diseases. We utilize variety of approaches including genetics, metabolomics, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology as well as confocal microscopy.
Responsibilities will include:
- Conducting genetic experiments and maintaining Drosophila stocks
- Conducting basic molecular biology experiments such as PCR and cloning
- Detailed documentation of experiments and results
- Participation in lab and departmental meetings
Familiarity with pipetting technique and calculation of solution concentrations / dilutions. Ability to record detailed procedures and results.
OMRF has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment. Applicants must have received, or be willing to receive, a COVID-19 vaccine by their start date to be considered for employment.Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree typically in one of the biological sciences or equivalent years of professional, paid, relevant laboratory experience.
Three to four years of relevant lab experience. Experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred: Drosophila genetics, Immunolabeling as well as cloning, RT-PCR, Western blot etc.Special Instructions:
Email WanHee-Yoon@omrf.org with cv and contact information for three references.
Please upload your resume and transcripts to be considered.Work Hours:
Typically Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, working less than 40 hours per week.