Post-doctoral Fellow – Developmental Biology
Posting Number: 000025
Position Type: Scientific
Department: Cardiovascular Biology – Srinivasan
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Srinivasan Lab at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) studies lymphedema, a debilitating disease for which there is no cure. The lab uses state of the art technologies (mouse genetics, 2-photon microscopy, electron microscopy, CRISPR/Cas9, flow chamber assays) to dissect the roles of transcription factors and signaling molecules. We collaborate with numerous internationally recognized investigators thus offering career development opportunities for trainees. Please check our latest publications Geng et al (2016) Dev Biol. (cover image) Jan 1;409(1):218-33, Cha et al (2016) Genes Dev. (cover image) June 16; 30: 1-16 and Cha et al (2018) Cell Reports (over image) October 16; 25(3):571-584. OMRF is an independent, not-for-profit, biomedical research institute in Oklahoma City. OMRF has been selected as one of the best research institutions for post-docs from 2011 to 2013 in the USA by The Scientist journal. Oklahoma City metropolitan area offers affordable housing, low cost of living, great public schools and numerous recreational activities. Additional information about OMRF can be found at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation web site: http://omrf.org. 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.
Ph.D. in a biological science, chemistry, physics or other relevant area, M.D., or equivalent
Minimum Degree Required:
We are recruiting highly motivated postdoctoral fellows who are interested in Cell biology and Biochemistry. Only candidates with at least one first author publication in respected journals of Cell Biology or Biochemistry would be considered for the position.
Regularly required to stand, use manual dexterity, talk or hear; Frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms; occasionally sit; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Potential exposure to fumes, airborne particles, or rodent dander. May work with toxic, caustic chemicals, radioactive materials, liquid nitrogen, human tissue or blood. Potential risk of electrical shock. Occasional exposure to cold 4C, and/or extreme cold -80C from freezers. Noise level is usually moderate.
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