Research Technician/Research Technician II

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 Yu Lab is currently hiring for a Research Technician to assist with research activities directed toward understanding the roles of cellular metabolism in vascular development and disease. Basic duties will include working with laboratory mice, PCR genotyping, reagent preparation, ordering supplies, and general laboratory maintenance and organization. Additional responsibilities will include molecular and cellular biology and histology.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree typically in one of the biological sciences or equivalent years of professional, paid, relevant laboratory experience.


Basic computer skills including Internet software, order processing systems, and Microsoft Office software. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Must be organized, take direction, keep meticulous records, and meet all deadlines. Professionalism and acceptance of diverse personalities and cultures are required.


Preferred Qualifications

Interest in genetics, molecular biology, developmental biology, or related fields. Previous experience with laboratory mice and PCR genotyping is a plus but not required.

Work Hours

Typically, Monday through Friday from 8:30AM to 5:00PM.


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