Post-doctoral Fellow - Vascular Biology

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Oklahoma City, OK

ID: 7101678 (Ref.No. 3127972)
Posted: June 8, 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.

Benefits

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 cafe, 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
A Postdoctoral research position is available in the Griffin lab studying the fascinating but poorly understood process of vascular regression. The Griffin lab is in the Cardiovascular Biology Research Program at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF), a private research institute located in the heart of Oklahoma City. OMRF provides terrific institutional resources, benefits and mentoring for its postdoctoral fellows, and the Cardiovascular Biology Research Program is a particularly vibrant and interactive environment for vascular biology trainees. Please see the Griffin lab website for a more detailed description of our research interests and accomplishments: https://griffinc.omrf.org


Qualifications
Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. within the last 0-3 years in genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology, or cell biology plus first author publications in high impact journals are required. Vascular biology research experience is strongly preferred, with demonstrated skills in the following areas: endothelial cell culture, molecular biology, bioinformatics (RNA-Seq analysis), and/or mouse genetics and surgeries. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the creativity and self-motivation to push projects to completion are essential.  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. 


To apply, visit https://careers-omrf.icims.com/jobs/1410/post-doctoral-fellow---vascular-biology/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-1e5bd54c2b8d4040b727797472685466