This position will reside at the Virginia Harris Cockrell Cancer Research Center located in Smithville, Texas.
Salary Range: $39,200(min) $49,000(mid) $58,800(max)
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
The primary purpose of the Senior Research Assistant position is to provide supervision, special training to technical personnel, and /or highly technical work in research projects. Performs a series of experiments designed to supply specific information as a part of a larger project; an answer to questions in a limited field; or, in development of improved techniques, production methods or procedures in the Department of Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis.
Preferred Experience: Extensive experience in cell culture studies including mammalian cell culture; transfections of cell lines; post-culture analysis (cell viability, cell counting, cytoxicity and proliferation assays). Experience with RNA interference, shRNA and/or siRNA; Familiarity with CRISPR/Cas 9 and next-generation sequencing preparation. Past experience with lenti virus and retro virus mediated transduction of mammalian cell lines.
Exposure to animals
Exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and/or tissue
Exposure to Radiation
Hazardous Chemicals and Materials
Wearing Protective Equipment
Attention to detail
Responding in emergency situations
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
- Employee Status: Regular
- Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 39,200
- Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 49,000
- Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 58,800