Associate Staff Scientist / Staff Scientist

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Oklahoma City, OK

ID: 7099016 (Ref.No. 3039455)
Posted: April 29, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Overview
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 Beckstead lab is hiring a staff scientist to perform and direct projects involving in vivo electrophysiological experiments in mice. The successful candidate should be able to design and conduct electrophysiological experiments, prepare reports and papers for publication, and communicate research in poster and oral presentations at relevant conferences. The candidate will also be asked to oversee and/or manage research projects as well as guiding and training graduate students, postdocs, and lab staff.

The candidate should have extensive experience performing electrophysiological experiments in live rodents, knowledge of brain circuitry, and familiarity with quantitative measures of action potential rates and patterns. The candidate should possess skill in formulating and testing hypotheses, analyzing large amounts of data in a highly quantitative manner, writing scientific manuscripts, communicating both orally and in writing, mentoring students, and directing the work of less senior scientists. Finally, the candidate must always act in a highly ethical manner in regards to obtaining and analyzing data as well as the appropriate treatment of lab animals.


Qualifications
Ph.D. in a biological science, chemistry, physics or other relevant area, M.D., or equivalent AND a minimum of three (3) years postdoctoral experience.


To apply, visit https://careers-omrf.icims.com/jobs/1418/associate-staff-scientist---staff-scientist-/job?in_iframe=1

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.jeid-2cfc92eb23c48a4f9cf011c01dce6eb5