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Research Scientist - Stem Cell Transplantation Research

Employer
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Discipline
Health Sciences
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital

Job Details

MISSION STATEMENT
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 ideal candidate will have:
  • Proven experience in using flow cytometry analysis using software like FlowJo, Kaluza Analysis software.
  • Proficiency in analyzing Mass Cytometry and spectral flow data using software packages including but not limited to Cytobank and ID7000™ Spectral Cell Analyzer.
  • Experience in image analysis software such as ImageJ, Visiopharm etc.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Scientific Management/Collaboration

  • Collaborates with the leadership to finalize project SOP and best practices
  • Prepares data analysis and close out reports related to each project
  • Contributes to the overall scientific management of CAR NK project
  • Provides scientific input, including assistance in the design of preclinical and translational research, interpretation of data and design of follow-up experiments, troubleshooting issues, and providing results and conclusions to program leadership, collaborators, and co-workers.
  • Complete laboratory work if necessary and integral to the completion of a scientific project

Grant Development, Scientific Writing, and Publications

  • Authors, coordinates, and creates technical reports, abstracts, slide presentations, spreadsheets, posters, and manuscripts for submission to corporate and federal sponsors, conferences, and scientific journals.
  • Supports production of medical illustrations, publication graphics, scientific posters, and slide presentations for national and international meetings.

Technology Platforms
  • Proven experience in using flow cytometry analysis using software like FlowJo, Kaluza Analysis software.
  • Proficiency in analyzing Mass Cytometry and spectral flow data using software packages including but not limited to Cytobank and ID7000™ Spectral Cell Analyzer.
  • Experience in image analysis software such as ImageJ, Visiopharm etc.

Other duties assigned

CORE VALUES

Caring Behaviors

· Courtesy: Is respectful and courteous to each other at all times.

· Friendliness/Teamwork: Promotes and rewards teamwork and inclusiveness; is sensitive to the concerns of our patients and our co-workers.

Integrity Behaviors

· Reliability: Communicates frequently, honestly and openly.

· Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for practicing our values.

· Safety: Models safe behavior (wears badge and personal protective equipment, washes hands, and keeps work area clean and orderly); Notices a safety concern or emergency, understands role and uses proper procedures to report it; Mitigates risk to the institution through sound business practices; Demonstrates ethical and personal responsibility in work and behavior

Discovery Behaviors

· Responsiveness: By his/her actions, creates an environment of trust; Encourages learning, creativity and new ideas.

· Personal Leadership/Self-Initiative: Helps others to identify and solve problems; Seeks personal growth and enables others to do so.

EDUCATION

Required: Masters degree in one of the natural sciences or related field.

Preferred: Medical degree or PhD in one of the natural sciences or related field.

EXPERIENCE

Required: Four years of experience in experimental or scientific work. 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

Company

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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