Post-doctoral Fellow - Chromosome Biology
Department: Cell Cycle & Cancer Biology - Dawson
We are currently accepting applications for positions as a Post-doctoral research fellow in the Dawson laboratory with an anticipated start date of early Spring, 2021. Our research focuses on understanding the mechanisms of chromosome segregation in meiosis and mitosis. We primarily use yeast as a model organism or work in collaboration with our colleague Roberto Pezza in studies using mice. Our lab forms part of the Program in Cell Cycle and Cancer Biology. Applicants should demonstrate enthusiasm for the topic, willingness to learn, and the ability to work independently to develop their project(s), analyze experiments, and prepare manuscripts. Successful candidates will have good written and verbal communication skills and be willing to actively engage intellectually with, and support the efforts of, other laboratory and departmental colleagues. Postdoctoral fellows will benefit from a formal mentoring team involving multiple faculty members and will receive significant career development support. We are committed to a laboratory of equity, diversity and inclusion, and are especially eager to offer research opportunities that reflect this goal.
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 and prior publication of original research findings in peer-reviewed journals.
Experience with basic cell and molecular biology techniques or computational experience with biological datasets. Applicants should have the ability to interpret data, summarize findings, and work independently and collaboratively to synthesize new ideas to develop their project(s).
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.
Apply online at https://omrf.peopleadmin.com/postings/3872