Post-doctoral Fellow - Aging

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Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Apr 14, 2021
May 14, 2021
Position Type
Full Time

Post-doctoral Fellow - Aging

Posting Number: 000223

Position Type: Scientific

Classification: Ongoing

Status: Full-Time

Department: Genes & Human Disease - Freeman

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Freeman Laboratory ( at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on NIH and VA aging research projects that examine the role of epigenetic changes in the CNS and other organ systems across ages, between sexes, and with anti-aging treatments. The project utilizes transgenic mice with cell-type specific labeling that allows for advanced sequencing and bioinformatic techniques to examine genome regulation at the single cell-type and single-cell level. These projects also integrate animal behavior, biochemical assessments, and state-of-the-art cytometry and imaging. The lab environments is highly supportive of learning new including techniques for molecular biology, proteomics, epigenetics, and bioinformatics. The ideal candidate will be innovative, collaborative, and highly motivated who can work independently but also with other investigators of varied training experience. The environment within the Aging Research Community at OMRF/OKC VAMC/OUHSC is rich with opportunities for students and postdocs. Aging research (Geroscience) is a cross-institution thematic priority and the program has grown dramatically in recent years through the addition of new faculty, the Oklahoma Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging (, and the Geroscience Training Program (T32). Postdoctoral fellows also have opportunities to apply for independent funding and advance to independence through a variety of programs across campus. ___________________________________________________________________ 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology, biology, reproductive biology, physiology, or related field, M.D., or equivalent.

Minimum Degree Required:


Work Hours:

Preferred Qualifications:

Individuals with previous experience in high throughput sequencing, epigenetics, and bioinformatics are particularly encouraged to apply.

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.

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