Research Investigator

Houston, Texas
April 20 2021
Organization Type

The primary purpose of the Research Investigator position is to apply technical expertise to coordinate, design, and carry out research projects while following standard operating procedures for the laboratory.


Laboratory Operations: Provides oversight of the management of a laboratory that has 1-3 experimentalists.

Data collection and analysis: Plans, conducts, analyzes, and prepares final reports of in vitro biochemical pharmacology experiments with cell lines and primary human tumor cells.

Equipment: Oversees equipment functioning and initiation of actions for repairs and maintenance as needed.

Other duties as assigned.


Analytical Thinking - Gather relevant information systematically; break down problems into simple components; make sound decisions.

Innovative Thinking - Approach problems with curiosity and open-mindedness; offer new ideas, solutions and/or options.

Technical/Functional Expertise - Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job; possess up-to-date knowledge in the profession; provide technical expertise to others.

Bachelor's degree in one of the natural sciences or related field. Five years of experience in scientific or experimental research work. With preferred degree, three years of required experience. 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.

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