Laboratory Technician

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Oklahoma City, OK

ID: 7076861 (Ref.No. 2215282)
Posted: April 9, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Posting Number: 000305
Position Type: Laboratory
Classification: Ongoing
Status: Full-Time
Department: Arthritis & Clinical Immunology - Jeffries

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Jeffries lab is hiring a Laboratory Technician to help identify, prepare and perform a variety of research experiments according to protocol. Projects and assignments are typically non-routine and variable in nature. Receive no instruction on routine work, but receive instructions on new work or special assignments. Collect and present data to Manager or Principal Investigator. Expected to perform the other duties after appropriate training and time in the position. 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:
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent experience. Should be familiar with lab techniques.

Minimum Degree Required:
High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Hours: Typically Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm.

Preferred Qualifications:
History of work with laboratory animals, particularly germ free animals, is a plus. History of DNA and RNA work, and cell culture experience preferred.

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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