Research Scientist - Genitourinary Medical Oncology Research

Research Scientist - Genitourinary Medical Oncology Research

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX, United States

Research Scientist - Genitourinary Medical Oncology Research The mission of the Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology is to reduce the morbidity and mortality of genitourinary cancers for the benefit of our patients and for future generations. Our clinical care is based on research into the biology of genitourinary tumors. With a clearer understanding of the biologic behavior of genes, molecules, and cells that are responsible for the formation and growth of these tumors, we have been able to develop treatments tailored to the individual patient. The Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology is at the leading edge of research to identify important biologic markers to help us determine which patients are at greatest risk of advanced disease and metastasis. The Research Scientist will plan and conduct analysis of single cell RNA-sequencing, whole exome sequencing, CyTOF analysis using appropriate analytical tools. 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. 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. sonj Additional Information Employee Status: Regular 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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