Research Assistant II - Gastroenterology Research

Houston, Texas
October 07 2021
Health Sciences
Organization Type
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

The Research Assiant II will provide clinical and coordination skills in carrying out various clinical research projects.


1) Research Projects:
* Assists principal investigators with scientific research projects focused on gastrointestinal cancers and/or endoscopy
* Reads literature and confers with principal investigators regarding new research methods and modifies them according to the needs of the project
* Functions, under supervision, in the design and initiation of research projects
* Assists in training and research work activity for assigned project and research personnel
* Submits project results to principal investigators

2) Compliance/Regulatory Coordination:

* Maintain all regulatory documents for all research projects
* Respond to compliance-related queries as needed.

3) Publications:
* Utilizes technical writing ability to assist in the composition of abstracts, manuscripts, research projects, reports and other medical/scientific correspondence under the direction of study investigators
* Editing and/or writing sections of protocols, grants and reports as directed by study investigators
* Reviewing manuscripts before submission to publishing companies

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.

Required: Two years experience in scientific or experimental research work. No experience required with preferred degree.
Preferred: Experience in clinical research data collection, interaction with patients, or clinical trials.

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.