Research Technician

Job Locations US-OK-Oklahoma City


Founded in 1946, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) is among the nation’s oldest, most respected independent, nonprofit biomedical research institutes. OMRF is dedicated to understanding and developing more effective treatments for human diseases, focusing on critical research areas such as Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, lupus, Multiple Sclerosis, and cardiovascular disease. OMRF follows an innovative cross-disciplinary approach to medical research and ranks among the nation’s leaders in patents per scientist.


Located in Oklahoma City, a city that offers a dynamic and flourishing downtown area, with low cost of living, short commute times and a diversified economy, OMRF has been voted one of the Top Workplaces since the inception of the award. This achievement has been accomplished thanks to OMRF individuals who share a unified understanding that our excellence can only be fully realized with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to these values.


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.

OMRF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans 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.


The Van Remmen Lab is looking for a Research Technician or Senior Research Technician to conduct basic research in aging, skeletal muscle biology and mitochondrial function through in vitro and in vivo approaches with mice. Specific duties include, but are not limited to mammalian cell culture, western blotting, real time PCR analysis, basic biochemical assays, immunohistochemistry, mouse handling, euthanasia and dissection, and PCR genotyping.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree typically in one of the biological sciences and/or equivalent years of relevant laboratory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

A minimum GPA of 3.2. Previous lab experience working with rodents (especially mice) is highly preferred. Previous experience with cell culture and Western blotting is also preferred.

Special Instructions

Please upload your resume and transcripts to be considered.

Work Hours

Typically Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.


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