Sr. Research Assistant / Lab Manager

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
August 07 2017
Life Sciences, Genetics
Organization Type
Job Type
Lab Manager

Sr. Research Assistant / Lab Manager

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation




Cardio Vascular Biology - Dr. Courtney Griffin


Job Summary/Basic Function:


The Griffin lab is seeking applicants to manage the labs mouse colony, to generate histology sections, and to oversee laboratory tasks such as ordering and equipment management, starting immediately. Learn more about the Griffin lab at


Minimum Qualifications:


BS/BA/MS degree in one of the biological sciences, chemistry, or physics or substitute 4 years of relevant lab experience for the degree, and a minimum of three (3) years relevant research-related experience or a combination of education and relevant laboratory experience. Experience managing a research lab is a requirement for consideration as a Laboratory Manager.


Preferred Qualifications:


At least two (2) years experience with mouse colony management, including mouse mating, handling, and genotyping. Must be comfortable with complex mouse genetics. At least one (1) year experience with tissue sectioning, including paraffin and cryosections.


The ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly with scientists and staff throughout OMRF and will be proactive about identifying ways to streamline lab operations. Participation in lab meetings and working knowledge about all lab projects is expected.


Physical Demands:


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.


We offer attractive salaries & comprehensive benefits package. Learn more about our benefits at




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