Senior Research Scientist - Health Disparities

Senior Research Scientist - Health Disparities

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX, United States

Senior Research Scientist - Health Disparities

Mission Statement
To reduce and ultimately eliminate disparities in cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality and cancer related behavior through research and education addressing the determinants of disparities as well as interventions and policies designed to eliminate disparities.

Departmental Goal
To be a recognized leader at the international, national, state and local levels in research and education on cancer disparities, and the premier cancer center-based scientific group addressing disparities.

Essential Job Functions
Plans, organizes, coordinates and participates in scientific research projects.
Writing grants, curriculum development
Selects and manages laboratory personnel.
Reviews and evaluates research activity of laboratory and research personnel.
Determines specific goals or objectives to be obtained, evaluates research data and develops and revises techniques or approaches to work problems.
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.
Responsible for laboratory equipment and implementing safety procedures.
Presents findings of research projects to professional groups and prepares scientific documents for publication.

Other duties as assigned.

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

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

Experience Preferred: Background in Nutrition, Cancer prevention, obesity prevention, curriculum development, writing grants

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.

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

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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