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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

Equipment Maintenance

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.

Additional Information

  • 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