MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Assistant II in Houston, Texas
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public
Assist in cloning and synthesis of novel plasmids for multiplex gene perturbation studies. Provide technical and coordination skills in carrying out various cell and molecular biology research projects in Dr. Hart's Lab.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Cloning Development of custom vectors and pooled libraries for genetic perturbation studies.
Cell and molecular biology Basic cell and molecular biology experiments in pursuit of lab scientific goals.
Assay reproducibility Develop and disseminate protocols for custom cloning applications.
Hazardous Chemicals and Materials
Wearing Protective Equipment
Fine finger movement
Attention to detail
Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback
Required: Bachelor's degree with major course works in one of the basic sciences.
Preferred: Master's degree with major course works in one of the basic sciences.
Required: 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: 140239
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
Science Jobs: Yes