Research Scientist

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
October 26 2019
Ref
130378
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
Research Scientist

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Organize and perform research activities.
-Organize, coordinate and/or participate in translational and clinical research projects under the direction of an Associate Professor/Principal Investigator.
-Work with the Principal Investigator/Associate Professor on projects in the area of biomarker development and head and neck cancer biology, including analysis of high-throughput data and basic statistics analysis
-Abstract and code information from patient medical records to obtain clinical research data using established classification systems. Enters the information into a database completely and accurately. Saves and store information and maintains database security and integrity.
-Provide laboratory services under supervision of the Principal Investigator/Associate Professor, particularly on translational aspects of clinical protocols.
-Assist with grant and manuscript writing.
-Coordinate intake of patient samples related to projects.

Maintain good, detailed records and analyze data.
-Maintain up-to-date, organized records of research being performed.
-Compile, write, and submit project results to supervisor.
-Prepare scientific documents for publication.
-Present findings of research projects to professional groups.

Other duties as assigned

Education Required: PhD in one of the natural sciences or related field or Medical degree

Experience Required: With PhD, no experience required. With Medical degree, two years of experience in experimental or scientific work.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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