Research Technician II/III/IV
Oklahoma City, OK
ID: 7179637 (Ref.No. 4595638)
Posted: September 15, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Founded in 1946, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) is among the nation's oldest, most respected independent, nonprofit biomedical research institutes. OMRF is dedicated to understanding and developing more effective treatments for human diseases, focusing on critical research areas such as Alzheimer's disease, cancer, lupus, Multiple Sclerosis, and cardiovascular disease. OMRF follows an innovative cross-disciplinary approach to medical research and ranks among the nation's leaders in patents per scientist.
Located in Oklahoma City, a city that offers a dynamic and flourishing downtown area, with low cost of living, short commute times and a diversified economy, OMRF has been voted one of the Top Workplaces since the inception of the award. This achievement has been accomplished thanks to OMRF individuals who share a unified understanding that our excellence can only be fully realized with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to these values.
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.
OMRF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans 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.
The OMRF Clinical Immunology Laboratory is seeking a conscientious, highly motivated, organized individual to perform high complexity testing to detect myositis-specific or myositis-associated autoantibodies in patient samples. This laboratory serves as a tertiary referral center for complex autoantibody testing to aid in the diagnosis and prognosis of autoimmune rheumatic disease patients, primarily inflammatory myositis. Duties include tissue culture, western blotting, immunoprecipitation, electrophoresis, autoradiography, result interpretation, and standard lab functions. This position will focus particular attention on S35 immunoprecipitation. Data will need to be entered into a standard database. Candidates need to be able to work independently with minimal supervision, but also have a team orientation. Candidates must be able to adhere to the College of American Pathologist (CAP) guidelines and University Radioactivity guidelines.
BA/BS/MLT degree typically in one of the biological sciences, physics, or chemistry or equivalent years of professional, relevant laboratory experience.Basic knowledge of Internet software and Microsoft Office software. Must be detail oriented and be able to work independently as well as a member of a team.Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to organize and perform precise and accurate work.Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers and supervisors.
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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.