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MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Investigator in Houston, Texas

Key Functions

  1. Perform small animal surgery (mouse): Perform castration, tumor cell injection (prostate, subcutaneous tail vein, femur), various treatment routes (IP, IV, and gavage), and perform necropsy.

  2. Prepare, coordinate, and conduct experiments involving animal experiment. Organize documentation and materials prior to proceeding with experiment. Requires precision in preparing materials and recording data.

  3. Culture of human and murine cell lines (monolayer and suspension), culture of primary human and murine cells, cell transfection of plasmids (stable and transient), and cell transducing of viral particles.

  4. Tissue fixation and embedding, sectioning of paraffin, plastic and frozen blocks, immunohistochemistry and immunocytochemistry, and confocal microscopy.

  5. Uses standard techniques of molecular biology/biochemistry and cell culture (PCR, DNA, RNA analysis and ChIP assay, protein analysis, Western blotting, and maintenance of primary cells).

  6. Collect, prepare and report presentable data using graphs, charts and slides from the experimental data on PC computer, keyboard and software. Requires knowledge of and experience using various graphic, word processing, and statistical software programs. Assistance with writing manuscripts for publication or with grant application submission.

  7. Performs ordinary laboratory functions: placing and receiving regular lab orders, prepare common solutions, and normal maintenance of lab equipment/reagents.

  8. Other duties as assigned.

Bachelor's degree in one of the natural sciences or related field. Five years of experience in scientific or experimental research work. With preferred degree, three years of required experience. 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

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 140654

  • 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) 46,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 57,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 69,000

  • Science Jobs: Yes

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