Position DetailsReq ID: req9248 Position Title: Research Assistant Position Type: Staff Full-Time Position Number: GS9590 OSU Campus: Center for Health Sciences - Tulsa Department: Pharmacology and Physiology Location Address:
1111 W 17th St
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74107
United States Hiring Supervisor: Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding): 15.38 - 17.31, Hourly Work Schedule: Typically 5 days/week, 8 hours/day Faculty Appt Period: Job Summary: The Research Assistant position offers an exciting opportunity to join an integrated and innovative academic research department focused on pharmacology and physiology. The successful candidate will participate in projects focused on the modulation of a7 nicotine receptors as a strategy for treating neuropathic pain. Both in vitro and in vivo approaches will be used. The successful candidate will also receive training in manuscript preparation, grant writing, and other aspects of professional development.
Two years of institutional funding have been secured for this position.
Possible exposure to hazardous material, hot and cold, blood borne pathogens.
Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds, stoop, reach, stand, walk, finger,grasp, feel, talk, hear, see, and perform repetitive motions with or withoutreasonable accommodations.
(Ifyou are viewing this job posting outside of the actual OSU job applicationwebsite, please go to jobs.okstate.edu to apply and submit a resume.) Special Instructions to Applicants Education & Experience Position Qualifications: Required:
- Bachelor's degree in biology, molecular biology, or related discipline
- Experience in in vitro and/or in vivo techniques (e.g., cell culture, immunoblotting, rodent behavior, etc.)
- Master's degree in biology, molecular biology, or related discipline
- Familiarity with laboratorypractice and safety; familiarity of experimental design
- Good organizational and analytical skills
- Experience with Excel, Word, or statisticalsoftware programs Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit http://eeo.okstate.edu.
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