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Institute Associate Scientist II – Translational Biology

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Research
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Traction 710632
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166583 Requisition #
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EDUCATION:
Required: Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Enzymology, Pharmacology, Chemistry or related field. 

Preferred: Master's degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Enzymology, Pharmacology, Chemistry or related field.

EXPERIENCE:
Required: One year of relevant research experience in lab. With preferred degree, no required experience.

Preferred: 

1. Experience with histopathology assays (i.e. immunohistochemistry, chromogenic and fluorescent in situ hybridization, multiplex immunofluorescence, H&E and trichrome stains). 

2. Experience identifying and validating biomarkers to develop responder ID hypotheses.

3. Experience with mouse tissue collection/processing as well as human patient tissue processing.

4. Strong data analysis skills, ability to interpret results and contribute to the design of follow-up experiments, and troubleshooting issues with assay performance are expected.

5. Having a working knowledge of oncology disease processes and preclinical models.

6. Experience with basic molecular and cell biology assays is a plus.

7. Experience with computational analysis software or database software to facilitate data analysis and curation is a plus.

8. Willingness to learn and master novel techniques and technologies through collaborations with team members and cross-functional groups to advance research projects is essential.

9. Accomplished, highly self-motivated individual with outstanding communication and organizational skills, and the ability to effectively present results and conclusions to co-workers, collaborators, and managers. 

10. Experience designing and interpreting experimental results is expected, and demonstrated ability for critical thinking and problem solving is a must. 

11. Ability to work well under pressure and drive personal and team objectives that impact critical timelines is expected.

12. A collaborative attitude is essential for this position.

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

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