Title:  Research Assistant I

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $37,463 - $50,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  2164
Summary

This position will perform experiments under the supervision of the PI and post-doctoral fellows in the Barbieri laboratory in the Department of Pediatric Oncology section. The area of research is to understand the molecular mechanisms and metabolic adaptations driving neuroblastoma oncogenesis.

Job Duties
  • Provide responsible and skilled assistance in support of research projects focused on MYCN-driven metabolism.
  • Perform in vitro and in vivo studies, including molecular and cellular work as well as studies in different animal models of neuroblastoma, which include breeding, genotyping, survival surgery, and administration of drugs via IP, IV, and oral gavage.
Minimum Qualifications
Education:
  • Required: Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. 
Experience:
  • Required: Two years of relevant experience.
Certification/Licenses/
Registration:
  • None required.
Preferred Qualifications
Education:
  • Preferred: Master's degree in a science related field.
Other
  • Preferred:  Prior experience in mammalian tissue culture and molecular biology techniques is strongly desired.
  • Experience in handling mice.

 

 

 

 

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