Research Assistant II - Molecular and Cellular Oncology (Part Time/20 hours)

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
April 01 2021
Ref
138690
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
The mission of the Molecular and Cellular Oncology department is to enhance basic research excellence by establishing a strong research group focused on the molecular and cellular aspects of cancer research, particularly in molecular and cellular signaling pathways for tumor progression and metastasis; to enhance translational research for development of targeted cancer therapies; to enhance educational programs for next generation scientists; and to enhance collaboration with other MD Anderson department and thematic programs and interactions with other institutions locally, nationally and internationally; to facilitate MD Anderson cancer related laboratory science research to rise to the highest level in the nation.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Conduct Cultures
  • Routine cell culture experiments.

Molecular Biology Work
  • Perform wet bench work including genotyping, PCR, and immunohistochemistry.

Data and Records
  • Records and evaluates data obtained in accordance with methods requested.
  • Maintains accurate, detailed records and experimental data and protocols.


Education

Required: Bachelor's degree with major course works in one of the basic sciences.

Preferred: Master's degree with major course works in one of the basic sciences.

Experience

Required: Two years experience in scientific or experimental research work. No experience required with preferred degree.

Preferred: Experience with mouse models and genotyping.

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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