MD Anderson Cancer Center Senior Research Scientist - Translational Molecular Pathology in Houston, Texas


The intended function of the Sr Research Scientist position is to work in a multidisciplinary research pathology team, focused on scientific projects involving image analysis for cancer immunoprofiling studies. The Sr Research Scientist will develop scientific projects, data management, data analysis and interpretation, as well as scientific communication of the findings with key collaborators. Expertise in histopathology and digital pathology also critical for this position.


Lab-Specific Technicality

  1. Develop and perform scientific research projects in the area of lung cancer, cancer immunoprofiling and digital pathology. Provide technical expertise in immunoprofiling studies and digital pathology image analysis.

  2. Helping with scientific approach when bridging the gap from human to mouse models.

  3. Reviewing slides and images for novel and interesting comparisons and identifying potential areas for further development

Data Analysis and Management

  1. Create scientific content for digital pathology for immunoprofiling analysis protocols involving human and mouse tissue specimens, and respond to contingencies, revisions, etc. as needed.

  2. Assist the PI in data analysis, preparation of manuscripts and grant applications.

  3. Report and data analysis for TMP-IL, creating a system to manage data and reporting

Laboratory Supervision

  1. Plan and supervise the training of technicians and other laboratory personnel with respect to proper laboratory techniques, the use of laboratory equipment and safety procedures.

  2. Build a team of pathologists that will respond to emerging objectives of the TMP-IL in particular, and those of key collaborators.

  3. Participate in group meetings and coordinate pathology work with disease site committee pathologists.

Research Administration

  1. Compiles, writes and submits reports to PI to be submitted to various requestors.

  2. Participate in group meetings and coordinate pathology work with disease site committee pathologists.

  3. Serve as immunology liaison to key collaborators and other disease site committees.

Other duties as assigned

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