MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Assistant I - Urology Research in Houston, Texas

Research Assistant I - Urology Research

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Research at

Surgery - Research 900026

Requisition #: 117400

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 2017 rankings. It is one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.


Responsible for the collection, processing, archiving and facilitating the distribution of fresh biological specimens. Maintain a well-organized biobank of specimens. Assist with developing and maintaining systems for controlling organized paper flow of research requests, harvested specimens, and associated archived and disbursed samples. Reconciles and organizes data including specimen location and identifier in electronic data management database. Assist other research personnel in the generation of patient-derived cancer xenograft animal models and other laboratory activities including cell culture and other invitro assays. Assist with consenting patients for collection of bio specimens.


Minimum: $30,400 – Midpoint: $38,000 – Maximum: $45,600


Required: Bachelor’s degree, major course work in one of the basic sciences.


Required: None.

Preferred: Previous research laboratory 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.