MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Assistant II - Basic Science in Houston, Texas
Plans and performs various experiments with rodents to assess behaviors (e.g., signs of neuropathy, muscle weakness).
Performs injections, surgeries, and other manipulations in mice.
Collects and processes tissues from mice for further analysis
Performs ELISA, Western blotting, PCR, immunohistochemistry, or other bench techniques as needed.
Records and evaluates data obtained in accordance with methods requested and reports the findings to the PI.
Coordinates ordering lab supplies.
Trains RA1, students and new members of the lab in animal handling and experiments
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree with major course works in one of the basic sciences. Two years experience in scientific or experimental research work. No experience required with preferred degree. 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: 137899
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Soft
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 36,000
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 44,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 54,000
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