MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Assistant II - Clinical Cancer Prevention Research in Houston, Texas

Research Assistant II - Clinical Cancer Prevention Research

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at https://mdanderson.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/10170/other-jobs-matching/location-only

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Requisition #: 113984

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 rankings. It is one of only 47 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The primary purpose of the Research Assistant II (RAII) position is to conduct clinical research projects in the field of energy balance, cancer prevention, and cardiology. Core values critical to the RAII position include teamwork, reliability, responsiveness, and effective communication.

Ideal candidates will have experience in recruiting for clinical research studies involving human subjects.

Research

Responsible for approaching, recruiting, and consenting patients for PI research studies. Communicate health information to research participants. Enter and analyze research database information maintained by the PI.

Record Keeping, Data Collection and Communication

Maintains accurate, detailed records and protocols. Assist Research Coordinator communicate and submit documentation to the IRB. Communicate results to and understand instructions from the principal investigator (PI) and other colleagues in the department. Adhere to maximal ethical standards in data collection, data recording and elaboration in publications and presentations.

Other duties asassigned

Education

Required:

Bachelor's degree with major course works in one of the basic sciences.

Preferred Education

Masters degree with major course works in one of the basic sciences.

Experience

Required:

Two years experience in scientific or experimental research work. No experience required with preferred degree.

Preferred Experience:

Experience in recruiting for clinical research studies involving human subjects.

Bilingual - English / Spanish

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