The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Research Scientist - Genitourinary Medical Oncology (Research)

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX, United States

Research Scientist - Genitourinary Medical Oncology (Research) Job Responsibilities The Research Scientist will plan and conduct in vitro and in vivo experiments to study prostate cancer progression and resistance to cancer therapies, which include cell culture, flow cytometry, single cell RNA-sequencing, CyTOF, imaging mass cytometry, and drug treatment in mouse models. These tasks will require strong data analysis and interpretation skills, as well as the ability to perform independent troubleshooting on assays. Conducts critical experimental record keeping in laboratory notebooks. Performs routine data analysis and reporting. Compiles, writes and submits report to superior. Assist with the report of experimental results for presentation in scientific meetings and publication in peer-reviewed journals. All conducted projects require review literature, experimental design, alternative approaches, organization, time-line, coordination, data interpretation, future directions and monthly progress report to immediate supervisor. Participate in laboratory meetings to present research findings to colleagues. Attend to academic conferences or meetings for oral or visual production of posters. Guide, teach and supervise technicians and students to accomplish research or other laboratory duties. Write manuscripts, research proposals and apply for grant funding, and collaborate with lab members to reinforce expertise and speed up research programs. Other duties as assigned. Education Required: PhD in one of the natural sciences or related field or Medical degree Experience Required: With PhD, no experience required. With Medical degree, two years of experience in experimental or scientific work. Experience Preferred: Excellent small animal surgical skill, technical skills in molecular biology, 2 or 3 years of experience in manuscript writing and grant application submission. Flow cytometry, CyTOF, imaging mass cytometry, mouse models of cancer, genomone editing using CRISPR/cas9 system, single-cell RNA-seq experiments 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 sonj Additional Information Requisition ID: 127441 Employment Status: Full-Time Employee Status: Regular FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay Work Week: Days Fund Type: Soft Pivotal Position: No Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 53,200 Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 66,500 Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 79,800

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