MD Anderson Cancer Center Senior Research Scientist - Immunology in Houston, Texas

Senior Research Scientist - Immunology

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

Research at

VP Science 710388

Requisition #: 118040

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The salary range is min $ 59,200 mid $ 74,000 max $ 88,800.


1. Research Projects:

  • Independently plans, organizes, coordinates, directs and participates in scientific research projects.

  • Organizes and analyzes data from the different clinical trials to be

presented at different meetings.

  • Assigns and reviews work of subordinates.

  • Attends day-to-day meetings pertaining to the Immunotherapy

Platform and informs superior about meeting outcomes.

  • Supervises the design, development, or adapting of equipment used in experiments or research to obtain desired results. Plans and

supervises the training of technicians and other laboratory personnel

with respect to proper laboratory techniques, the use of laboratory

equipment, and safety procedures.

  • Other duties as assigned

2. Flow Analysis:

  • Optimizes and establishes new immunomonitoring technologies

(such as Cytometry by time-of-fight or Cytof, UV-mediated ligand

exchange of peptide-MHC class I complexes.) to be used at the

Immunotherapy Platform.

  • Monitors patients' tissues (blood and tumor) using cutting edge

technologies including flow cytometry (18 colors), high order ELISPOT

(3 colors or more), serum analysis using protein/eptide microarrays,


4. Standard Operating Procedures:

  • Writes SOP's to be used in the lab.


Required: Ph.D. in Natural Science, related field or medical degree.


Required: Five years of experience in experimental or scientific work.

Preferred: Experience with CyTof.

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