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 Arthritis & Clinical Immunology - James


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.



We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, and vision insurance, minimum 8% company retirement contribution, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, onsite café, free onsite fitness center with access to personal trainer, free parking and much more! Relocation assistance available for those located 50 miles outside of Oklahoma City metro and out of state. Learn more about our benefits here.


The James lab is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to contribute to projects investigating immune cell responses and viral proteins in health and in autoimmune diseases. Duties will include basic immunology, cell and molecular biology techniques, such as ELISAs, Western blotting, flow cytometry, processing of blood samples, cell culture, isolation of DNA/RNA, and PCR.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in one of the biological sciences, chemistry, physics, biomedical engineering or related area. Plus one year of lab experience. Must have effective communication skills and excellent attention to detail. Must be motivated, conscientious, and highly dependable. Must be able to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and protocols/procedures, and to write routine reports and correspondence. Should be familiar with standard lab techniques. Must be able to work with minimal instruction on routine work.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong GPA and interest in biomedical research. Hands-on experience with laboratory techniques (cell culture, ELISA, western blot, flow cytometry) is highly preferred. Candidates interested in pursuing graduate school or medical school are welcome to apply.


Familiarity with Windows Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access), robotics and data visualization software such as Prism is preferred.

Work Hours

Typically Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm. Hours could vary due to workload.


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