Research Technician

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA
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Research Technician - 
Job Number:
: Microbiology & Immunology
Job Location
: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-Health Sciences Center
: Full-time
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am -5pm
Salary Range: up to $38,700 annually, based on experience
Benefits Provided: Yes 
Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter 

Job Description


POSITION INFORMATION: Provides assistance to a research staff by conducting simple research experiments, collecting data and samples, keeping records, conducting literature searches, analyzing data, and preparing reports.



  • Research.  Conducts simple research and laboratory analysis to include but not limited to measure and weigh compounds and solutions, isolate, identify and prepare specimens, and collect samples and other research data.
  • Tissue culture.  Prepare tissue culture media and maintain tissue culture lines for research staff.
  • Data Collection.  Collects various forms of data pertaining to the research project or projects, which could include database information and/or hard files. 
  • Record Keeping.  Keeps detailed logs of all research related activities and inventories.
  • Product ordering.  Assist with ordering laboratory reagents and equipment.
  • Data Analysis.  Conducts data analyses, interprets results, summarizes findings, and presents to Principal Investigator. 
  • Report Preparation.  Prepares reports concerning the progress of the project. 
  • As NeededPerforms various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

    Job Requirements


    Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in a biological science, chemistry, physics, psychology, sociology or other health related field.
    Equivalent/ Substitution:  Will accept 48 months of equivalent experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree, or an Associate’s Degree plus 24 months research experience.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in microbiology, cell & molecular biology, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, or laboratory science.
    • Familiarity with mammalian tissue culture, media preparation, and buffer preparation.
    • Molecular biology skills: PCR, RT-PCR, DNA electrophoresis, plasmid cloning, transfection, CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing, recombinant protein expression and purification, SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, microscopy
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
    • Experience or interest in working with BSL-2 pathogens.
    • Interested in helping establish a new molecular parasitology laboratory.

    Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?- Yes
    Special Indications: None 
    Job Posting
    : Jul 10, 2019
    Unposting Date
    : Oct 9, 2019

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