MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Scientist - Genetics in Houston, Texas

Research Scientist - Genetics

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

Research at

VP Science 710388

Requisition #: 117663

The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to

eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding

programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through

education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals,

employees and the public.

*This is a part time 20 hours with benefit eligible*

The salary range is min $ 53,200 mid $ 66,200 max $ 79,800


  • Service lead for the SMF’s next generation sequencing (NGS) library

preparation service.

  • Organizes, coordinates and conducts preparation of whole genome, exome,

custom capture, ChIP and transcriptome libraries.

  • Assigns projects within the NGS library preparation group, supervises

workflow and reviews work of subordinates.

  • Evaluates QC and run data.

  • Troubleshoots problem runs.

  • Formulates protocols for utilizing difficult samples.

  • Develops new NGS techniques.

  • Trains new personnel in the NGS library preparation group.


Required: PhD in one of the natural sciences or related field or Medical degree


Required: With PhD, no experience required. With Medical degree, two years of experience in experimental or scientific work.

Preferred: Next generation sequencing 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.