Post-doctoral Fellow - autoimmune pathogenesis

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Oklahoma City, OK

ID: 7072409 (Ref.No. 2081737)
Posted: November 20, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Posting Number: 000230
Position Type: Scientific
Classification: Ongoing
Status: Full-Time
Department: Arthritis & Clinical Immunology - Gorman

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Gorman lab is seeking a highly motivated, passionate Postdoctoral Fellow to investigate the role of genetic variants in autoimmune pathogenesis. This is a mentored position in which the candidate will design and conduct research experiments; manage research projects; prepare reports and papers for publication, presentation and future research; and contribute to grant writing. 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., M.D., M.D./Ph.D. or DVM/Ph.D. in a biological science field, biology, biochemistry or immunology. Experience in basic techniques in immunology and molecular biology. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software. Must be detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently, as well as part of a team. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Minimum Degree Required:
Doctorate

Work Hours:

Preferred Qualifications:
Publication record in internationally recognized, peer-reviewed journals in the field of immunology. Experience with murine animal models along with proficiency in tissue culture techniques, molecular biology, and flow cytometry is preferred. Bioinformatics/Computational experience would be a plus.

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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