Research Investigator

Employer
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 12, 2022

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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 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

KEY FUNCTIONS/JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

• Performs research in mechanism of DNA repair and genome maintenance among various treatment of cancer.
• Develops and maintain research projects, comprehend relevance of results and integrate research data, identify and solve problems relating to job responsibilities utilizing knowledge and experience.
• Will function in a separate and independent manner in the design and initiation of research experiments.
• Will design, develop or adapt equipment used in experiments or research to obtain desired results.
• Will determine specific goals or objectives to be obtained, evaluates research data and develops and revises techniques or approaches to work problems.
• Writes manuscripts, grant applications, and progress reports.
• Performs lab duties; maintains lab equipment, stock, and materials; helps with lab operation and maintenance; supervises junior lab members.
• Ensures that safety standards are maintained in the laboratory, collaborate with other investigators at MDACC and outside this institution on research projects.
• Must be present physically to work a minimum of 40 hours per week in the Institution.
• Must read and comprehend research literature and attend seminars to be well informed on latest scientific developments in field of interest.
• Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION
Required: Bachelor's degree in one of the natural sciences or related field.
Preferred: Master's degree in one of the natural sciences or related field.

EXPERIENCE
Required: Five years of experience in scientific or experimental research work. With preferred degree, three years of required experience.

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. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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