Research Technician - Infectious Disease & Infectious Control -Research

MD Anderson Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

The primary purpose of the Research Technician position in the Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health is the coordination and responsibility for providing laboratory services, culture and blood collection for patients, processing research samples, and/records data in accordance with methods requested and confers with superiors regarding results obtained.

This is a seven hours per week, non-benefits eligible position

Key Functions:

1.Perform routine technical laboratory duties in accordance with specific

instructions as part of a research project or laboratory. Assist the professional

staff in the laboratory with tasks. Attend to the needs of experiments, as

directed. Record data in accordance with methods requested. Perform any

requested and needed experimental related tasks.
2.Work extensively with animals (mice & rats); must be able to document

experiments and or behavior of animals, good record keeping and data entry of

3.Must be able to perform and/or assist with onsite intestinal physiological

experiments, specifically using chamber experiments, IC50 determinations,

CRISPR-CAS9 technology, cardiac manifestations of chemotoxicity, protein and

RNA quantitative studies, ELISA, flow cytometry and others as required.
4.Ability to work with tissue cultures and animal infections.
5.All other duties as assigned.


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.


Required: Two year of experience in scientific or experimental research work.

May substitute required experience with completed years of college on a one to

one basis.

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: 131439

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 27,040

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 34,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 40,800

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Research Technician - Infectious Disease & Infectious Control -Research

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