Research Technician

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma, OK

ID: 7115398 (Ref.No. ta223086)
Posted: November 3, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description

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Come join the staff at OU HSC and become a part of Oklahoma's premier research university which leads the state in education and career opportunities. OU HSC is one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges. We are currently building world-class institutes for the treatment of diabetes and cancer. We are looking for a Research Technician to join our team! This position provides assistance to a research staff by conducting simple research experiments, collecting data and samples, keeping records, conducting literature searches, analyzing data, and preparing reports.

Duties:

  • Conducts simple research and laboratory analysis to include but not limited to measure and weigh compounds and solutions, isolate, identify and prepare specimens, and collect samples and other research data
  • Assist in simple clinical research projects collecting data from patients and/or participates in a study or project
  • Collects various forms of data pertaining to the research project or projects, which could include database information patient consent forms, and/or hard files
  • Interprets and analyzes data and discusses with principal investigator
  • Prepares reports concerning the progress of the project
  • Keeps detailed logs of all research related activities.
  • Conducts literature searches
  • Conducts data analyses, interprets results, summarizes findings, and presents to Principal Investigator
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position
 

Job Requirements

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Education: Bachelors Degree in a Biological Science, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, or other health related field.

Equivalency & Substitution: Will accept 48 months equivalent experience in lieu of the Bachelors Degree

Skills:

  • Knowledge of laboratory safety procedures and regulations.
  • Proficient with computers including data software and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, and Word)
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.Ability to be detail oriented.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data

Working Conditions:

  • Physical: Standing for prolonged periods. Manual dexterity. Reaching, bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Environmental: Laboratory Environment. Exposure to chemicals, biohazardous materials, carcinogens, or other hazardous materials.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.  

Diversity Statement: The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.