Research Scientist - Stem Cell Transplantation Research

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
November 11 2021
Ref
145030
Discipline
Health Sciences
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The Research Scientist applies technical expertise and experience to plan, coordinate, design, supervise and carry out research projects. Plans, organizes, coordinates, directs and participates in scientific research projects. Assigns and reviews work of subordinates, determines specific goals or objectives to be attained, evaluates resulting research data and revises techniques or approaches to work problems. Supervises the design, development or adapting of equipment used in experiments or research to obtain desired results. Compiles, writes and submits reports to superior. Plans and supervises the training of technicians and other laboratory personnel with respect to proper laboratory techniques, the use of laboratory equipment and safety procedures

KEY FUNCTIONS

Research

* Plans, coordinates, directs, and participates in scientific research projects involving isolation and culture of stem cells and ex-vivo expansion of cord blood.
* Oversees the quality of the outcome reporting and population of databases with hematopoietic stem cells
* Actively prepares and submits for presentation and peer-reviewed publication abstracts and manuscripts related to research outcomes.

Administrative:

* Assigns and reviews work of subordinates, determines specific goals or objectives to be attained, evaluates resulting research data, and revises techniques or approaches to work problems.
* Plans and supervises the training of technicians and other laboratory personnel with respect to proper laboratory techniques, the use of laboratory equipment and safety procedures.

Equipment:

* Operation of the flow cytometers, cell sorters and microscopes within the research lab. Supervise, design, develop or adapt equipment used in experiments or research to obtain desired results.

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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