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.
Provides clinical and coordination skills in carrying out various clinical research projects. Impacts clinical research activities throughout the institution
1) Research Projects: (30%)
a. Help design clinical research protocols
b. Collect clinical data related to research projects
c. Assist in writing, editing and submitting abstracts, manuscripts and other presentations related to clinical research projects
2) Data Collection: (50%)
a. Procure data from the Sr. Program Analyst for research studies
b. Enter data into department database
c. Maintain study records. Collect and organize information for project reports, evaluate data in accordance with methods requested, maintain a complete and accurate inventory of data
3) Resourcefulness on research literature: (20%)
a. Search research medical literature and share and discuss with the principal investigator
b. Read literature and confer with principal investigator regarding new procedures/methods and provide recommendations according to the needs of the project
Marginal Job Functions Other duties as assigned
Received Manager, Program Director and/or designee.
Given Assigned staff.
This position requires:
Working in Office Environment __No X Yes
Working in Patient Care Unit (e.g. Nursing unit; outpatient clinic) X_No __Yes
Exposure to human/animal blood, body fluids, or tissues X_No __Yes
Exposure to harmful chemicals X_No __Yes
Exposure to radiation X_No __Yes
Exposure to animals X_No __Yes
Required: Bachelor'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: 141868
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 36,000
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 44,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 54,000
Science Jobs: No