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Research Scientist - Neurosurgery - Research - No Experience Required

University of Texas M.D. Anderson
Fifth Ward/Frenchtown, TX
Closing date
Feb 23, 2024

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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

Essential Functions

* Plans, organizes, coordinates and participates in brain tumor research projects.
* Selects and manages laboratory personnel.
* Reviews and evaluates research activity of laboratory and research personnel.
* Determines specific goals or objectives to be obtained, evaluates research data and develops and revises techniques or approaches to work problems.
* Functions in a separate and independent manner in the design and initiation of research experiments including bio-optical imaging, in vivo imaging platforms, and study the tumor microenvironment and drug delivery.

The Research Scientist will also develop a cutting-edge imaging technique, including multiple photon microscopy and two photon phosphorescence/fluorescence life time imaging (2P/FLIM), and collaborate with scientist within the Brain Tumor Center.

* Presents findings of research projects to professional groups and prepares scientific documents for publication.

Other duties as assigned.


Required: Masters degree in one of the natural sciences or related field.


Required: Four years of experience in experimental or scientific work. With PhD, no experience required. With Medical degree, two years of experience in experimental or scientific work.

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.

Additional Information

* Requisition ID: 163882
* Employment Status: Full-Time
* Employee Status: Regular
* Work Week: Day/Evening
* Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 66,500
* Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 83,000
* Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 99,500
* FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
* Fund Type: Soft
* Work Location: Onsite
* Pivotal Position: No
* Referral Bonus Available?: No
* Relocation Assistance Available?: No
* Science Jobs: No

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