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Research Scientist (non-laboratory) - Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy

Houston, TX, USA | M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Scientific Research
    Biotech/R&D/Science
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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The primary role of the Research Scientist (non-laboratory) position is to review and interpret scientific and clinical data from published literature and accessible databases for integration into a Precision Oncology Decision Support (PODS) knowledgebase. This position will support the Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy (IPCT) Program to bring personalized cancer therapy to the clinic. 


KEY FUNCTIONS


Generate annotation content for the PODS and ISPM knowledgebases  


Learn and become proficient at generating annotation content for biomarkers, drugs, clinical trials, and levels of evidence for utilization of drugs within specific tumor type and biomarker contexts.


Support collection of molecular data  


Supports clinical data abstractors with annotation workflow through data entry and request set-ups when necessary. Assists with the collection and entry of patient specific molecular data within IPCT or ISPM databases.


Support research and system development efforts 


Supports research or system development efforts through data collection, entry, and/or standardization


Support updating of standard operating procedures 


Assists with the update of SOPs to reflect software enhancements or refinement of annotation procedures


Other duties as assigned


EDUCATION

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

Preferred: PhD in Biological Science.


EXPERIENCE

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


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