MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Investigator Genetics in Houston, Texas

Research Investigator Genetics

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

Research at

VP Science 710388

Requisition #: 117658

The Research Investigator applies technical expertise and experience to plan, coordinate, design, and carry out research projects.

Impacts cancer research efforts throughout the institution.

The salary range min $ 46,000 mid $ 57,500 max $ 69,000

The ideal candidate will have prior expertise with Drosophila genetics and tissue repair research.


  • Assists principal investigator with scientific research projects.

  • Functions in a separate and independent manner in the design, initiation,

execution, and interpretation of research experiments.

  • Designs, develops and/or adapts equipment used in experiments or research

to obtain interpretable data for aforementioned projects.

*Determines specific goals or objectives to be obtained, evaluates research

data and develops and revises techniques or approaches to work through any

technical or conceptual problems.

  • Plans training and research work activity for assigned laboratory and research

personnel- this can include assisting in training of junior graduate students or

senior research personnel in new techniques.

  • Supervises the proper and safe use of laboratory equipment and implements

lab safety procedures.

  • Compiles, writes and submits project results to superiors for evaluation and

eventual publication.


Required: Bachelor's degree in one of the natural sciences or related field.


Required: Five years of experience in scientific or experimental research work. With preferred degree, three years of required experience.

Preferred: Prior expertise with Drosophila genetics and tissue repair 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.