Research Assistant I - Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 3/15/2017
UT Southwestern Medical Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONFull/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Master's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and no experience required.
Bachelor's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and one (1) year research experience at level of Research Technician or equivalent.
Two (2) years college with emphasis in coursework in field of assignment and four (4) years research experience including two (2) years at level of Research Technician or equivalent.
High school graduation or GED and six (6) years research experience to include two (2) years at level of Research Technician or equivalent.
Performs more difficult scientific and medical research work in science area such as biology, chemistry, physics, or other related scientific field.
Constructs, assembles, and operates laboratory equipment and apparatus.
Records and evaluates data obtained from work assignments for use in scientific papers.
Collaborates with supervisor or other research personnel in preparation of scientific papers for publication.
Reads literature and confers with supervisor concerning procedures and implementation.
Collects and organizes research data for project reports.
May plan for, and provide working supervision to, work of Research Technicians or other laboratory personnel of lower grade.
Performs other duties as assigned.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
ONE YEAR PROJECT
The After the Cancer Experience (ACE) Program is the long-term follow-up program for survivors of childhood cancer at UT Southwestern Medical Center / Children s Medical Center. This program follows cancer survivors throughout their lifetimes for side effects of their cancer treatment. The ACE Database is an electronic record of patient demographics, treatment exposures, and side effects.
Position's Key Objectives: Development of and data entry of approximately 2000 childhood cancer survivors into the After the Cancer Experience (ACE) database. Perform scientific and medical research work in the database.
Daily Responsibilities: Development of and data entry into the After the Cancer Experience (ACE) database. Perform scientific and medical research work in the database. Perform other duties as assigned.
Skills/Knowledge: Familiarity with basic medical and pharmacology terminology; basic computer/database skills are preferred.
To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability..