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Post-doctoral Fellow

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF)

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Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF)

Post-doctoral Fellow

Overview
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.

Benefits

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 cafe, 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.

Responsibilities
The Plafker Lab is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to investigate the immunological mechanisms underlying the efficacy of a ketogenic diet to preserve vision and motor functions in mouse models of autoimmunity. Studies will utilize genetically-engineered mouse models and multiple research techniques including microbiome analyses, metabolic analyses, immunological profiling of serum, tissues of the CNS, digestive tract, and secondary lymphatic organs. Duties will include conducting experiments, analyzing data, training lab personnel, writing manuscripts, preparing publication quality figures, and presenting data at meetings.

Qualifications
Ph.D. in a biological science, preferably immunology or other relevant area, M.D., or equivalent. Experience in neurodegeneration and autoimmunity research is required.

To apply, visit https://careers-omrf.icims.com/jobs/1511/post-doctoral-fellow/job?in_iframe=1

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.

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