MD Anderson Cancer Center Data Analyst in Houston, Texas
The primary purpose of the Data Analyst position is to apply technical expertise to collect and analyse clinical data , to coordinate and carry out translational Upper GI research projects.
Plans, organizes, and assists Principal Investigator to direct complex research projects involving detection and elimination of gastro-esophageal cancers.
Maintains an accurate database for each specific project. Monitors and transfers patient information from the medical records into the electronic database and files. Assists with clinical data analysis for translational research projects. Reports results of the analyses including original data, with conclusions.
Utilizes in depth medical knowledge of GI cancer biology, human immunology, molecular biology and bioinformatics for diverse translational projects.
Demonstrates excellent writing skills and prepares drafts of manuscripts , protocols, SOPs for research projects, and grant reports.
Assists in screening and enrolling patients to research protocols, including taking informed consent in accordance with federal regulations.
Categorizes the slides and blocks and enter the availability of specimens in the database. Order requests for re-cuts, frozen sections, sequencing tasks with the central lab facilities ,as per the goals of the project.
Communicates and collaborates with staff, faculty and investigators on research projects inside and outside of MDACC. Discusses the research findings and participates in the presentation of research results via verbal presentations, abstracts, publications, and posters.
Marginal or Periodic Functions :
Other duties as assigned or required.
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Nursing or related field. Three years of related experience. Additional years of education may be substituted for experience on a one to one basis. 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
Requisition ID: 142292
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Soft
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 44,000
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 55,000
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 66,000
Science Jobs: No