MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Assistant I- Tissue Bank in Houston, Texas
The primary purpose of the Research Assistant I is to perform technical laboratory duties in accordance with the Melanoma Tissue Bank's standard operating procedures (SOPs) regarding the collection, processing, tracking, and distribution of human tissue. Essential functions with detailed descriptions below.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Conducts research biospecimen processing Processes blood, tissue, stool and other biospecimens under the supervision of laboratory manager or designated research staff. Utilizes laboratory equipment to carry out sample processing and biospecimen storage
Documentation, inventory and data entry Records and enters data in accordance with standard operating procedures
Biospecimen Kit Preparation, distribution and receipt Prepares biospecimen processing kits according to standard operating procedures, for assigned protocols. Documents kit supply inventory and distribution
Biospecimen pick-up Picks up biospecimens from various core services within MDACC and receives biospecimens from outside sources
Bachelor's degree, major course work in one of the basic sciences.
No experience is required.
Prior lab experience, prior experience working as part of a team, customer service skills, able to operate in a dynamic high-throughput environment, great communication skills, reliable.
Flexible in work hours (open to working until 6pm).
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
Requisition ID: 155987
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
Work Week: Days
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 36,500
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 45,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 54,750
FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay
Fund Type: Soft
Work Location: Onsite
Pivotal Position: Yes
Referral Bonus Available?: No
Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes
Science Jobs: Yes