Postbaccalaureate Fellow

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma, OK

ID: 7117320 (Ref.No. ta223252)
Posted: December 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description


The Genomics and Ethics Program for Native Students (GEN) Postbaccalaureate Fellowship provides one year of support to gain research experiences and skill development to postbaccalaureate participants from American Indian/Alaska Native Backgrounds. the goal of this fellowship is to enhance the training and experience of participants to pursue further studies or professional pathways in research ore ELSI-related fields. As part of this program, participants will attend workshops and trainings for skill development related to their specific fields, content training and hands-on exposure to research, and continued engagement through mentorship with the Genomics and Ethics Programs for Native Students.

Department Duties:


  • Assist with the Facilitation of GEN training activities
  • Presentation at a minimum of one conference, and application to at least one professional program is expected.
  • Attend regular trainings for content, skills and research activities.
  • Participate in regular CEIGR meetings, GEN trainings, and regular check-ins with Leadership team.
  • Define a set of goals and activities designed to achieve a set of goals as part of a GEN Postbaccalaureate Fellowship.
  • Travel and Community-engagement opportunities are expected as part of this program.

Job Requirements


Required Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field, AND: 

  • 24 months of related research experience.

Equivalency/Substitution:  Will accept 48 months of related experience in lieu of the bachelor's degree for a total of 72 months of related experience.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to communicate well and to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Technical writing skills
  • Knowledge of research methodologies and techniques
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of specialized terminology (e.g., scientific or technical)


  • None

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to engage in repetitive motions.
  • Ability to work in varied settings and locations as determined by research goals.
  • May be required to travel.

Departmental Preferences:

  • Knowledge of tribal communities and governments, especially in health, education, and social service.
  • CITI Training can be completed on the job.

Supervision: up to 10 undergraduate academic assistants

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit

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