Research Investigator - Precision Oncology Decision Support

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Oct 5, 2023

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Generate content for the PODS/ISPM knowledgebase
1. Applies scientific training to succinctly summarize published knowledge related to genes, protein domains, and classification of genomic alterations according to their functional and therapeutic impact.
2. Curates clinical trial eligibility criteria into discrete elements in order to facilitate patient-clinical trial matching
3. Curates drugs for their relevance to biomarkers and/or disease

Support collection of molecular data
1. Assists Clinical Data Abstractor in setting up and validating requests for annotation of patient molecular testing results, as needed.
2. Assists with the collection and entry of patient specific molecular data within IPCT databases

Support research projects and system enhancements Supports research projects and system enhancements efforts through data collection, entry, and/or standardization.

Other duties as assigned Other duties as assigned

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.


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 2023 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

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