Research Scientist – Systems Biology (Mouse Experiments, Bioinformatics, Immunotherapy) job with University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The mission of The Department of Systems Biology is to translate our rapidly maturing understanding of the genetic, epigenetic, transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomics defects that underlie the initiation and progression of cancer to improved patient management.

The primary purpose of the Research Scientist position is to apply technical expertise and experience to plan, coordinate, design, and carry out research project(s) as they pertain to the development and implementation of new knowledge and technologies related to cancer biology, genomics and systems biology, involving target-guided precision cancer therapeutics.


Manage Core Resources

Participates in the initiation, development, and implementation of projects related to cutting-edge genomics and systems biology methods that lead to the development of innovative precision cancer therapies using in vitro and in vivo models as well as data from public database.

Scientific Business Support

Assists the PI with scientific business on a daily basis to include: analyze and save research data; prepare and present data for publication or at scientific meetings; write and edit manuscripts, abstracts, protocols and grants; maintain current and accurate records of research data; obtain and distribute pertinent research materials/data.

Technique Training

  • Assembles and operates various laboratory equipment and apparatus.
  • Supervises the design, development, or adapting of equipment used in experiments or research to obtain desired results.

Other duties as assigned.

Onsite presence is required.


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


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

Preferred: Three years of postdoctoral experience and/or five years of related experience. Familiarity with DNA repair, bioinformatics and/or immunotherapy.

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.

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