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MD Anderson Cancer Center Innovation Principal in Houston, Texas

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 2021-2022 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.


The MD Anderson Innovation Center aims to create transformational change by identifying innovative ideas, strategies, and unique solutions to problems. Our team works alongside MD Anderson clinicians, researchers, patients, and operational leaders using observation techniques, stakeholder interviews, and market research to understand how to develop the next generation of digital technology solutions and design groundbreaking experiences.

• The innovation team collaborates with groups across the institution, as well as the industry, giving the Principal an immersive opportunity to learn about different aspects of the healthcare industry quickly

• We are positioned to drive innovation not only at MD Anderson but also in our industry

• We offer a flexible but collaborative and results-driven environment where individuals are empowered to succeed

• We offer opportunities for mentorship, education, leadership, career growth, and personal development.

The Innovation Principal Identifies solutions that solve institutional and market problems or to turn human insights into strategic initiatives, services, or experiences.

The Innovation Principal, manages end to end development of innovative strategies. Leads cross functional teams. Identifies new business opportunities or human-centered designs that require innovative solutions. Designs and delivers presentations and prototypes. Oversees project teams ensuring deliverables and timelines are met.

Education Required:

Bachelor's degree

Preferred degree:

Masters degree

Experience Required:

Eight years of experience in digital innovations, product research, product development, product analysis, human-centered design, a related design discipline (e.g. UX design, experience design, service design, graphic design), a related research discipline (e.g. design research, sociology, psychology), strategic business consulting, marketing communications, or related field. With preferred degree, six years of experience in one of the above mentioned areas.

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.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 152687

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 113,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 141,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 170,000

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No