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 Kinter laboratory in the Aging and Metabolism Research Program is seeking a Research Technician. The Kinter laboratory has two parts; a proteomics laboratory that helps other scientists use LC-MS in their experiments and an independent research program studying the effects of high fat diets on the heart.
The Research Technician will perform routine laboratory procedures according to our laboratory protocols, including but not limited to handling mice, maintaining cell cultures, isolating protein and RNA, gel electrophoresis, Western blotting, and LC-mass spectrometry. They will receive general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.Minimum Qualifications:
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 lab techniques. Individuals with all levels of experience will be considered.
Basic knowledge of routine of laboratory techniques. Able to maintain a notebook and other laboratory records. Basic computer skills to include knowledge of internet software and Microsoft Office software. Comfortable learning new specialized software associated mass spectrometer operation and data analysis. Must be detail oriented and work with other lab members.
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.
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