Postdoc

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Oklahoma City, OK

ID: 7244976 (Ref.No. 5257253)
Posted: May 15, 2024
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 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.

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 Gaffney Lab is hiring for a Postdoctoral Fellow who will design and conduct research experiments; manage research projects; and prepare reports and papers for publication, presentation and future research. This is a mentored position for postdoctoral training.


Qualifications
Ph.D. in a biological science, chemistry, physics or other relevant area, M.D., or equivalent. Knowledge of the principles and practices of scientific theory and research; demonstrates skill in formulating and testing hypotheses; ability to conduct scientific research experiments; to analyze and summarize data and results; ability to write technical, scientific papers; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. The prospective candidate must have experience in these functional assay techniques:• Extracellular vesicle enrichment from planarian tissue,• Capillary-based Western blot ("Wes"),• In vivo microinjection,• Dissociation, fixation, and immunolabeling of planarian cells,• Flow cytometry,• dsRNA synthesis and RNAi, • Planarian colony care and maintenance


To apply, visit https://careers-omrf.icims.com/jobs/1707/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.