Full Job Description
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 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.
The primary purpose of a Research Assistant I is to provide technical assistance in carrying out various research projects and impact laboratory research activities.
Conduct rat and mouse behavioral experiments, drug administration, and use surgical techniques to harvest tissues, such as spinal cord, brain and dorsal root ganglion.
Perform other laboratory techniques such as immunocytochemistry, cell culture, PCR, and western blots.
Ability to statistically analyze data generated from experiments and present at laboratory meetings.
Maintains legible notebook and/or organized database of research data, retrieves and interprets data from multiple sources.
Coordinates with other personnel as necessary in carrying out research projects.
Required: Bachelor's degree, major course work in one of the basic sciences.
Required: No experience.
Preferred: Previous experience with rodents, immunohistochemistry, PCR
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. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 135236
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Soft
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 30,400
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 38,000
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 45,600
Science Jobs: Yes