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MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Scientist, Grant and Scientific Writing in Houston, Texas

The primary purpose of the Research Scientist in Radiation Oncology - Research at MD Anderson Cancer Center is to plan, organize, coordinate, direct and participate in scientific research projects. The Research Scientist assigns and reviews work of subordinates, determines specific goals or objectives to be attained, evaluates resulting research data and revises techniques or approaches to work problems. Supervises the design, development or adapting of equipment used in experiments or research to obtain desired results. Compiles, writes and submits reports to superior. Plans and supervises the training of technicians and other laboratory personnel with respect to proper laboratory techniques, the use of laboratory equipment and safety procedures. Impacts cancer research efforts throughout the institution.

KEY FUNCTIONS

  • Assist investigators with preparation of grants and papers, including drafting documents, scientific analysis, and editing.

  • Determine specific goals or objectives to be attained, evaluate research data and revise techniques or approaches to work problems.

  • Supervises the design, development or adapting of equipment used in experiments or research to obtain desired results.

  • Plan and supervise the training of technicians and other laboratory personnel with respect to proper laboratory techniques, the use of laboratory equipment and safety procedures.

  • Track pre and post award activity for reporting purposes.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

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

Experience

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

Preferred: Extensive grant experience. Strong interest in scientific and grant writing. Basic science lab experience in molecular oncology. Immunology experience is a plus.

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: 129476

  • 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) 53,200

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 66,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 79,800

  • Science Jobs: Yes

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