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MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Investigator - Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy (Non-Laboratory) in Houston, Texas

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 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

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

Key Functions

Generate content for the PODS/ISPM knowledge base

  1. Applies scientific training to succinctly summarize published knowledge related to genes, protein domains, and classification of genomic alterations according to their functional and therapeutic impact.

  2. Curates clinical trial eligibility criteria into discrete elements in order to facilitate patient-clinical trial matching

  3. Curates drugs for their relevance to biomarkers and/or disease

Support collection of molecular data

  1. Assists Clinical Data Abstractor in setting up and validating requests for annotation of patient molecular testing results, as needed.

  2. Assists with the collection and entry of patient specific molecular data within IPCT databases

Support research projects and system enhancements

Supports research projects and system enhancements efforts through data collection, entry, and/or standardization.

Education

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

Preferred : Master's degree in one of the natural sciences or related field.

Experience

Required : Five years of experience in scientific or experimental research work. With preferred degree, three years of required 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. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 131969

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 46,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 57,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 69,000

  • Science Jobs: Yes

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