MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Assistant II in Houston, Texas
Laboratory Studies Perform laboratory studies using complex techniques including tissue culture, nucleic acid and protein extraction, RT-PCR, immunoblotting, and immunohistochemistry. Presents results of experiments on a regular basis to principal investigator.
Organize Experiments, Protocols, and Databases Maintain clear record of all experimental work performed in laboratory notebooks and complete all documentation with clear and accurate language. RAII will compile and review data, write reports, and present in lab group meetings.
Communication and Team Work Clear written and oral communication skills are required. RAII will collaborate with multidisciplinary team, including faculty, laboratory scientists, and clinical researchers and contribute to the study designs of ongoing projects.
Assists in ordering, maintenance and preparation of laboratory reagents and buffers.
Animal Studies Perform in vivo studies using mouse models. RAII will prepare cells for injection, drugs for treatment, and process tissues at the end of an experiment.
Bachelor's degree with major course works in one of the basic sciences.
Two years experience in scientific or experimental research work. No experience required with preferred degree.
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: 144620
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Soft
Remote Work: Hybrid Onsite/Remote
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 36,000
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 44,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 54,000
Science Jobs: Yes