Research Scientist

Houston, TX, United States

Job Description

Staff member of the Metabolomics Core Facility who will serve primarily as a data scientist. Will analyze mass spectrometry data for core facility users and contribute to the development of a mass spectrometry (MS)-based data analysis pipeline. The Research Scientist will also assist with composition of manuscripts and grant applications.


MS data analysis:

Process mass spectrometry data for core facility user projects; perform data normalization, statistical analysis, pathway analysis, generate final reports.

Scientific publication:

Draft and submit manuscripts for scientific publication. Work with PI to edit, revise, submit, and repeat the process as necessary.

Pipeline development:

Contribute to the development of an automated metabolomics data analysis pipeline for the Metabolomics Core Facility through collaboration with bioinformaticians, statisticians, software engineers and other team members.

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.

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: 142505
  • 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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