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MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Assistant II - Experimental Therapeutics in Houston, Texas

Research Assistant II - Experimental Therapeutics

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 mission of The University of Texas MD 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 primary purpose of the Research Assistant II position is to provide technical and coordination skills in carrying out various research projects, to include coordinating procedures and performing technical laboratory duties in accordance with general and/or specific plans for the institution.


Coordinates and conducts experiments and carries out research projects in varied areas of basic science.


Constructs, assembles and operates laboratory apparatus and equipment.

Supply Orders, Records Mgmt., & Professional Literature and Consultation

Prepares laboratory supply orders and initiates routine equipment maintenance requests; keeps laboratory well-stocked and operational. Records and evaluates data. Reads literature and confers with peers and superiors to develop new and novel procedures for carrying out assigned research.

Other duties as assigned


Required Education: Bachelor's degree with major course works in one of the basic sciences.

Preferred Education: Master's Level Degree

Required Experience: One year experience in scientific or experimental research work. No experience required with preferred degree.

Onsite Presence: Is Required

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: 163025

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Day/Evening, Days, Evenings

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 43,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 54,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 65,500

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

  • Science Jobs: Yes