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MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Scientist in Houston, Texas


The primary purpose of the Research Scientist position is to apply technical expertise and experience to plan, coordinate, design, supervise and carry out research projects. Responsible for performing technical laboratory duties in accordance with general and/or specific plans.


Research Activities -Collect and evaluates research data, and revises techniques or approaches to resolve problems.

-Develops and improves upon new research methods, recommends solutions to problems with experimental techniques.

-Searches and studies the literature to introduce new ideas and methods in research on pediatric oncology.

-Plans, designs and initiates research projects and protocols directed by the Principal Investigator, determines specific goals or objectives to be attained.

-Performs research experiments and collects data from experiments based on specific goals and research aims.

Publications and Documentation -Complies, writes and submits reports to the Principal Investigator.

-Authors abstracts and papers, prepares manuscripts for publication, and presents data in scientific meetings.

Assists Principal Investigator with grant application through scientific writing and data/figure generation.

Mentorship and Training -Trains students and other lab personnel to perform experimental techniques.

Other duties as assigned

PhD in one of the natural sciences or related field or Medical degree With PhD, no experience required. With Medical degree, two years of experience in experimental or scientific work. 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: 144129

  • 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) 53,200

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 66,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 79,800

  • Science Jobs: Yes