Staff Scientist

Updated: 29 days ago
Location: Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA

Staff Scientist - 
Job Number:
: Microbiology & Immunology
Job Location
: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-Health Sciences Center
: Full-time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
Salary Range: Upto $62,200 annually, based on experience
Benefits Provided: Yes 
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae 

Job Description

--- POSITION INFORMATION:  Non-tenured, specified term scientific position.  Responsible for the management of a research laboratory.  Conducts research, provides support to various research activities, and trains laboratory staff.  Ensures all employees follow laboratory safety regulations and laboratory policies and procedures.
  • Laboratory Operations Management & Development.  Develops and implements laboratory operational policies and procedures.
  • Laboratory Development.    Develops and implements strategic goals for the lab and present to Principal Investigator.  Develops and oversees new projects to include but not limited to program analysis and possible sources of potential sponsored funding.
  • Research.  Independently conducts research projects, constructs tests or assist with construction of tests, and collaborates with other researchers.
  • Publication.  Compiles data and prepares research manuscripts for publication in peer reviewed journals.
  • Literature Research.  Conducts literature searches in order to stay current with ongoing research in a specific field or project.
  • Data Collection & Analysis.  Collects data and conducts analyses by interpreting, drawing conclusions and documenting the data.
  • Presentation.  Presents research results to other researchers, committees, faculty, and at scientific meetings.
  • Supervision.  Supervises laboratory personnel.  Responsible for hiring, terminating, training, conducting performance evaluations, disciplining, delegating, and monitoring employee’s work.
  • Teaching.  May have teaching responsibilities.
  • As Needed.  Performs related duties as needed to successfully fulfill the functions of the position.


    Job Requirements


    Education:  Ph.D. or M.D.

    Experience:  36 months Postdoctoral Research Fellow experience


    • Advanced knowledge of their scientific field.
    • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify alternative solutions or conclusions.
    • Ability to compile and analyze data.
    • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with individuals, agencies, and other entities to encourage cooperative strategies or develop information and interpret findings.
    • Excellent verbal and written skills in order to prepare technical and research papers, grant applications, and publish and communicate findings to peers and at conferences.
    • Advanced working knowledge of computers to store, process and analyze data. 
    • Must be detail oriented.
    • Ability to handle stressful situations and meet deadlines.  

    Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?- Yes
    Special Indications: None 
    Job Posting
    : Jun 18, 2019
    Unposting Date
    : Sep 17, 2019

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