Postdoc

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Oklahoma City, OK

ID: 7200605 (Ref.No. 4852990)
Posted: December 11, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Overview
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 selected as one of the best research institutions for post-docs in the USA by The Scientist journal and voted as 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.

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.

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.


Responsibilities
The Srinivasan Lab at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) is recruiting motivated researchers to study lymphatic vascular development and disease and heart valve development and disease. We use biochemical, cell biological and transgenic technologies to dissect the roles of transcription factors and signaling molecules that regulate lymphatic vascular development and disease.

Please check our latest publications: Cha et al (2016) Genes Dev. (cover image) June 16; 30: 1-16; Cha et al (2018) Cell Reports. (cover image) October 16; 25(3):571-584; Mahamud et al (2019) Development. November 5;146(21):dev184218; Geng et al (2020) JCI Insight. (cover image) July 23;5(14):e137652; Chen et al (2020) Development. (cover image) Dec 7;147(23):dev192351; Cha et al (2020) Development. (cover image) Dec 13;147(23):dev195453 and Ho et al (2023)., Circulation research. (cover image and editorial comment), Sep;133(6):463-480.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about challenging projects and will have experience with Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or Immunology. Experience with mouse models is a plus.

Additional information about OMRF can be found at http://omrf.org.

Please check the Srinivasan lab website for more information about our research: https://srinivasan.omrf.org/.


Qualifications
Ph.D., M.D., or Ph.D./M.D.


To apply, visit https://careers-omrf.icims.com/jobs/1637/post-doctoral-fellow/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.