Senior Research Scientist - In Vivo & Flow Cytometry

Senior Research Scientist - In Vivo & Flow Cytometry

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX, United States

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 Senior Research Scientist assists principal investigator with scientific research project. Functions in a separate and independent manner in the design and initiation of research experiments. Designs, develops or adapts equipment used in experiments or research to obtain desired results. Determines specific goals or objectives to be obtained, evaluates research data and develops and revises techniques or approaches to work problems. Plans training and research work activity for assigned laboratory and research personnel. Supervises the use of laboratory equipment and implements safety procedures. Compiles, writes and submits project results to superiors. Organizes in vivo studies with postdoctoral fellows and superiors. Helps and organizes to prepare single cell suspension from various organs of mice for flow cytometry. Trains others in BLI imaging and performs BLI analysis for the laboratory.

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

KEY FUNCTIONS

Research Scientist

Plans, organizes, coordinates, directs, and participates in scientific research projects. Oversees the quality of the outcome reporting and population of databases. Coordinates, evaluates and monitors clinical trials and research protocols by developing and revising databases. Consultation on appropriate analytical techniques for clinical research analysis.

Organizes in vivo studies with postdoctoral fellows and superiors. Helps and organizes to prepare single cell suspension from various organs of mice for flow cytometry. Trains others in BLI imaging and performs BLI analysis for the laboratory. Performs other duties as assigned".

Independent operation of various pieces of laboratory equipment including microscopes, centrifuge, flow cytometers, cell counters, hoods, and incubators, including routine maintenance, supply management, etc. Train research personnel & junior staff members in use of instrumentation.

Equipment maintenance

Assist with scheduling instrumentation and service.

Scheduling instrumentation and service.

Delegation

Assigns and reviews work of subordinates, determines specific goals or objectives to be attained, evaluates resulting research data, and revises techniques or approaches to work problems. Supervises the design, development, or adapting of equipment used in experiments or research to obtain desired results. Utilizes institutional and departmental databases to perform data retrieval for analysis. Designs retrieval templates for standard queries. Apply bio-statistical methods in analyzing clinical data such as pretreatment characteristics, response to treatment, toxicities, and mortality, etc.

EDUCATION

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

EXPERIENCE

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

Preferred: In vivo and flow cytometry experience.

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
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 59,200
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 74,000
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 88,800

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Quote Reference: MD Anderson-md_anderson-4432_121907

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