- Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
- Location: Oklahoma City, OK
- Job Number: 7075638 (Ref #: 2167110)
- Posting Date: Mar 3, 2021
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPosting Number: 000287
Position Type: Scientific
Department: Aging & Metabolism - Li
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Li lab is recruiting for a highly motivated, passionate and independent individual with excellent interpersonal skills to play a key role in advancing the mission of the lab. We study the stress response pathways and protein quality control mechanisms in development and longevity, and their dysregulation in diseases including neurodegenerative disorders and cancer. Our lab combines the power of unbiased genomics, functional genomics, and bioinformatics with detailed functional dissection using genetics, cell biology and biochemistry. The successful applicant will use the nematode, C. elegans as a model to study the temporal-spatial regulation of stress response pathways and their functions in reproduction and longevity. This position will be supported by our recently funded MIRA grant. OMRF is an independent, not-for-profit biomedical research institute adjacent to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) campus in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City offers a dynamic and flourishing downtown area, with low cost of living, short commute times and a diversified economy. 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:
A recent doctorate in Biological Sciences or related field with experience in Molecular Biology, Cell & Developmental Biology, or Genetics is required. Experience with C. elegans, and skills in genomics, cell biology and/or biochemistry are preferred.
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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