Research Technician

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Oklahoma City, OK

ID: 7079052 (Ref.No. 2274626)
Posted: May 26, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Posting Number: 000324
Position Type: Laboratory
Classification: Ongoing
Status: Full-Time
Department: Aging & Metabolism - Miller

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Designs, performs and analyzes complex research experiments. Organizes, interprets and communicates statistical data to supervisor and co-workers. Modifies protocols to improve process. Troubleshoots problems in lab. May provide guidance to research staff, graduate students, and post docs. Collaborates and builds constructive relationships with vendors and technical advisers. Works independently, but seeks assistance when needed. Operates highly specialized equipment requiring moderate to high degree of skill. Expected to perform the following duties after appropriate training. 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:
Bachelor’s degree typically in one of the biological sciences or equivalent years of professional, paid, relevant laboratory/clinical experience. Should be familiar with lab techniques.

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelors Degree

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

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous laboratory experience.

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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