MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Investigator - Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) 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 2019 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.
The Research Investigator position applies technical expertise and experience to coordinate, design and carry out research projects.
Perform DNA/RNA Extraction & QC, Sample Aliquoting, and Sonication
Independently perform all aspects of the Nucleic Acid Extraction and QC
NGS Wet Bench Experiments
Independently perform all aspects of NGS wet bench experiments:
Library Prep & QC & Hybridization/Capture/pooling QC
Perform scheduled and as needed equipment maintenance
Lab Inventory Monitoring & Safety
Monitor and anticipate laboratory inventory in terms of equipment and supplies
Responsible for overall laboratory safety to pass yearly laboratory safety inspection by MDACC Environmental Health and Safety.
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: Next generation sequencing (NGS) 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
Requisition ID: 138794
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Soft
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