- Oklahoma City
- 29 Jan 2023
- 25 Apr 2023
- Health Science
- Job Type
- Employment - Hours
- Full time
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 Bieniasz Lab is looking for a Research Technician that is highly motivated with high focus on professional growth and career advancement. The Research Technician will contribute to projects exploring the mechanisms of ovarian cancer progression, metastasis and chemotherapy resistance. We are investigating various aspects of ovarian cancer development, progression and response to innovative therapies. To study ovarian cancer, we use in vitro mouse and human ovarian cancer cell lines and in vivo mouse models such as genetically engineered mouse models (GEMMs) and patient-derived xenograft (PDX) models of ovarian cancer. The Research Technician will be responsible for performing a wide variety of projects including:
• in vitro cell culture
• mouse colony management
• maintaining cell lines and tumor tissues
• mouse procedures and surgeries
• advanced tumor monitoring and imaging
• preclinical drug efficacy studies
• in vivo data management and analysis
• performing various biochemical and molecular assays
Seeking individuals who will manage and conduct research projects and present scientific/technical information both formally and informally. The Research Technician position is eligible for career advancement if performance goals are met.
Bachelor's degree in one of the biological sciences or equivalent years of professional, paid, relevant laboratory experience. Should be familiar with lab techniques. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be organized, follow detailed experimental protocols, keep meticulous records, and meet all deadlines. Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are required. Must have ability to multitask, effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisor.
To apply, visit https://careers-omrf.icims.com/jobs/1527/research-technician/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.