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Research is critical to the mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Our research faculty and staff are recognized for their state of the art laboratory facilities and use of cutting edge technology. We attract and retain researchers from all over the world who are passionate in their commitment towards cancer research. They are persistent in their pursuit of eliminating and finding a cure for all forms of cancer. You can make cancer history by discovering our opportunities for professional researchers. Our research positions include: Bench Work, Human Studies, Bench Work Support, Human Studies Support and Animal Care.

MD Anderson’s history is filled with stories of physicians, scientists and others who observed a problem and worked to solve it. The results of their accomplishments have been presented at professional meetings, documented in scientific journals and poster presentations and reported by the media.

Laboratories at MD Anderson are staffed with some of the world’s finest minds performing some of the world’s most groundbreaking research. This research, both clinical and basic science, strives to develop innovative ways to predict cancer risk and detect earliest signs, to prevent cancer from developing from the pre-malignant phase, and to develop novel therapeutic methods. 

Many of these new approaches to cancer treatment, for example targeted therapies, molecular markers, and molecular imaging and angiogenesis, focus on human genetics and regulating gene expression, the understanding of which are on the current cutting edge of biological knowledge. This ever-accelerating pace of ideas from laboratories to laboratories and laboratories to patients is one of the many reasons that MD Anderson Cancer Center is a productive and exciting place to work.

Professional Research-Bench Work - Applicants with a related college degree who are seeking professional research position in a laboratory environment.

Professional Research–Human Studies - Applicants with a related college degree who are seeking professional research position in a clinical setting working with clinical trials or human population studies.

Research Support-Animal Care- Applicants with a college degree or without a college degree who are seeking a position in an animal care facility.

Research Support-Bench Work - Applicants with non-related college degree or without a college degree who are seeking a position that provides research support in a laboratory environment.

Research Support-Human Studies - Applicants with a college degree or without a college degree seeking a position that provides support for human population studies.

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