Faculty Positions in Functional & Chemical Genomics

Job Location
825 NE 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73104


Job Description

The new Program in Functional and Chemical Genomics at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF, omrf.org) is inviting applications for multiple independent faculty positions at the Assistant and Associate Member levels (Assistant or Associate Professor equivalent). OMRF is a non-profit private foundation dedicated to fundamental, interdisciplinary research and to the translation of knowledge to medicine and public health in areas including autoimmune disease, cardiovascular disease, aging-related diseases, metabolic diseases and cancer. The Program will combine the latest technologies in genomics, functional genomics, model systems biology, chemical biology and computational analyses to tackle fundamental questions emerging from ongoing high-throughput genetic and epigenetic studies of disease. The Program occupies newly renovated space designed to foster highly collaborative and innovative research using computational and/or genetic models systems such as yeast, C. elegans, Drosophila, zebrafish, mice and stem cells aimed at scaling the evaluation of genetic and epigenetic alterations. This biological understanding will be used to interrogate opportunities for therapeutic intervention and define chemical mechanisms. Faculty research programs at OMRF are supported by competitive start-up and salary packages, as well as, ongoing annual support and a commitment to faculty development. OMRF faculty have access to state-of-the-art mouse and zebrafish facilities and outstanding core technology laboratories like Flow Cytometry, Imaging, NextGen Sequencing and more.

We are looking for interactive and creative faculty whose research interests synergize with, but expand, the Foundation’s current research expertise. Candidates holding a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in biological or biomedical science fields, with relevant postdoctoral experience, and outstanding research accomplishments in areas including, but not limited to the following are invited to apply immediately:

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