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MD Anderson Cancer Center Education Coordinator - Next Generation Sequencing SHP MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas

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 School of Health Professions, in concert with the mission and visions of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, is committed to the education of health care professionals, through formal academic programs that award institutional certificates and degrees in health sciences.

The SHP Education Coordinator will provide student laboratory and didactic training and mentoring in the Diagnostic Genetics (DG) SHP program.

Instruction of SHP Diagnostic Genetics (DG) graduate (Master of Science)

students

Designs and implements molecular biology experiments and molecular diagnostic tests using PCRs, WGS, WES, transcriptome, and targeted NGS requiring DNA/RNA extractions from clinical specimen, e.g., blood, FFPE slides, liquid biopsies; assists in curriculum development; teach advanced molecular biology, molecular diagnostics or statistical genetics. Develops student learning objectives and assessment rubrics; Documents and evaluates DG students' clinical lab competencies, presentations and clinical lab hours.

Administrative coordination for SHP DG students

Maintain EH&S for the DG laboratories. Lab supplies ordering and equipment maintenance. Participates in the evaluation of the program effectiveness.

Education

Required: Bachelor's degree.

Preferred: Master's or PhD degree.

Experience

Required: Three years of relevant experience. May substitute additional experience for required education on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Three years experience with Next Gen Sequencing and Molecular biology.

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

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 126915

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 59,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 74,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 89,000

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