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MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Data Coordinator Genomic Medicine in Houston, Texas

The primary purpose of the Research Data Coordinator position is to facilitate the research of Robert Jenq, M.D. and his colleagues, to investigate and develop novel strategies to improve clinical outcomes for patients who undergo hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). Our research is focused on the effects of the intestinal commensal bacteria, also known as the intestinal microbiota, on a serious complication of HSCT known as graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). The candidate would work primarily on facilitating biopspecimen collection from patients undergoing HSCT as well as coordinate clinical trials of novel strategies targeting the intestinal microbiota.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

•Coordinates and participates in scientific research projects. Monitors and facilitates the collection of clinical biospecimens, including stool samples. Coordinates, evaluates and monitors clinical trials and research protocols by developing and revising databases. Consultation on appropriate analytical techniques for clinical research analysis.

•Participates in the informed consent process and data collection into the departmental database, according to departmental and institutional policies.

•Ensure protocol compliance and dissemination of new information and policies.

•Participates in departmental research and protocol meetings.

•Utilizes institutional and departmental databases to perform data retrieval for analysis. Designs retrieval templates for standard queries. Apply bio-statistical methods in analyzing clinical data such as pretreatment characteristics, response to treatment, toxicities, and mortality, etc.

•Compiles, writes, and submits reports to superior.

•Other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES

With Inclusion , you understand that your ideas and contributions are valued. You promote the same for others. You address your own biases while promoting diversity and equity. (Competencies: Cultural Humility, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Intelligence)

With Drive , you see that you can serve as a leader whether you have a formal leadership role or not. You tackle problems, move past setbacks and hardships, and don't lose sight of your goals. (Competencies: Self-Confidence, Analytical Thinking, Innovative Thinking, Technical Expertise)

You demonstrate Professionalism by setting the example for others and consistently modeling MD Anderson's values and service standards. You communicate effectively in a variety of ways. (Competencies: Inspire Trust, Oral Communication, Written Communication)

Through Emotional Intelligence , you maintain awareness of your own emotions and the emotions of those around you. Use nonverbal cues and feelings to engage others in an inclusive and responsive way. (Competencies: Active Listening, Teaming, Self-Reflection)

Having Coachability means you are engaged in relentless learning. You constantly ask questions and stay curious. You understand that the organization constantly evolves, and you should as well. (Competencies: Develop Oneself, Adaptability)

Onsite Presence: Is Required

WORKING CONDITIONS

Frequency

Deadlines

Patient Contact

Physical Proximity

Sedentary Environment

Traveling

Wearing Protective Equipment

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Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Frequent 34-66%

Occasionally 11-33%

Frequent 34-66%

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Frequency

Weight

Carrying

Keyboarding

Lifting

Pushing/Pulling

Reaching

Sitting

Standing

Walking

Neck Movements

Wrist Motion

Hearing Sensitivity

Visual Acuity

Occasionally 11-33%

Constant 67-100%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Occasionally 11-33%

Frequent 34-66%

Constant 67-100%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

10-20 lbs

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10-20 lbs

20-50 lbs

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COGNITIVE DEMANDS

Analytical Ability

Attention to detail

Interpersonal Skills

Oral Communication

Organizing

Written Communication

Comprehending

Following Instructions

Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback

Appropriate Behavior

Mathematical Skills/Reasoning

Reading Skills/Comprehension

Organizing

Multitasking

EDUCATION:

Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred degree: Bachelor's degree.

EXPERIENCE:

Required: Two years of related experience. With preferred degree, no experience required.

Preferred: Related experience in the fields of clinical or biological research.

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

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 150610

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 34,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 43,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 51,500

  • Science Jobs: No

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