MD Anderson Cancer Center Sr. Research Asst- Part Time in Houston, Texas
THIS IS A PART TIME POSITION OF 20 HOURS
The primary purpose of the Senior Research Assistant position is to manage a large colony of experimental animals and conduct various assigned research projects.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
-Will assist with the generation of genetically engineered mouse models, breeding of animals, genotyping progeny and monitoring mice for tumor formation.
-Will perform IV, IP, and SQ injections and handle oral feeding for animals
-Will complete a wide array of experimental procedures including PCR, immunohistochemistry, DNA preparation, RNA extraction, flow cytometry, chromatin immunoprecipitation, Western blotting, bioluminescence assays, tissue culture (animal and human), and proliferation and cytotoxicity assays
-Assist lab members with various experimental techniques as needed
Mentorship and Training Verbally instructs, and visually demonstrates to new personnel and students the proper performance of all Standard Operating procedures.
Documentation and Record Keeping Maintaining an up-to-data, organized, accurate, and legible lab notebook that records all experiments and tests in detail.
Other duties as assigned
Required Degree: Bachelor's degree in one of the natural sciences or related field.
Required Experience: Three years of experience in scientific or experimental research work. With preferred degree, one year 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
Requisition ID: 139029
Employment Status: Part-Time Benefits Eligible
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Soft
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 39,200
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 49,000
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 58,800
Science Jobs: Yes