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*Research Technician

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK

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Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

The Conley lab studies how blood vessel structure and function changes in the brain and retina during aging and how those changes contribute to cognitive impairment and retinal disease. We are looking for a research technician who will perform lab-bench and animal research to help us understand these processes.

    Provides assistance to a research staff by conducting simple research experiments, collecting data and samples, keeping records, conducting literature searches, analyzing data, and preparing reports. Conducts simple research and laboratory analysis to include but not limited to measure and weigh compounds and solutions, isolate, identify and prepare specimens, and collect samples and other research data.Assist in simple clinical research projects collecting data from patients and/or participates in a study or project.Collects various forms of data pertaining to the research project or projects, which could include database information patient consent forms, and/or hard files. Interprets and analyzes data and discusses with principal investigator. Prepares reports concerning the progress of the project. Keeps detailed logs of all research related activities.Conducts literature searches.Conducts data analyses, interprets results, summarizes findings, and presents to PrincipalInvestigator. Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

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Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in a Biological Science, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, or other health related field. 

Equivalency: Will accept 48 months equivalent experience in lieu of the Bachelor's Degree.


  • Knowledge of laboratory safety procedures and regulations.
  • Proficient with computers including data software and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, and Word)
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to be detail oriented.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data.

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Physical: Standing for prolonged periods. Manual dexterity. Reaching, bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Environmental: Laboratory Environment. Exposure to chemicals, biohazardous materials, carcinogens, or other hazardous materials.
Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Organization: Cell Biology
Job Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-Health Sciences Center
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 4, 2024


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