Graduate Research Fellow Stipend -Neurosurgery
Company: Houston Methodist
Posted on: November 15, 2019
Houston Methodist Research Institute
6670 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030
Category: Non-Clinical Research
Job Type: Full-Time
Posted Date: Oct. 1, 2019
Work Shift: DAY
Work Week: M - F
This position is designed for educational and research experience
for individuals working towards Masters or Doctoral degrees. The
Graduate Research Fellow conducts advanced and innovative research
projects in biomedical sciences, which typically results in
publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals with them listed
as the first author. The work may be in a laboratory setting or may
consist of computer work that supports the department's research
mission. This position will work independently under general
faculty supervision to conduct literature research, research
hypothesis generation, research planning, experiments, data
analysis and manuscript and thesis writing, as required by typical
graduate degree programs.
In some cases, this may be a formal student training position with
an affiliation agreement between TMHRI and the Graduate Research
Fellow's home institution. Depending upon the agreement and the
approval of The Methodist Academy at TMHRI, students may take
courses in their home institution and receive TMHRI support of
tuition and other benefits, as outlined in the affiliation
agreement or as approved by the faculty mentor and The Methodist
Academy in individual cases.
PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Develops research methods and performs research activities.
- Documents research results and writes reports of results for
presentation and/or publication in professional journals and other
- Assists in maintaining the functionality and operations of the
Principal Investigator's laboratory.
- Animal handling, which may include animal husbandry
- Collection and organized storage of tissue and blood
- Work on and contribute to collaborative research teams
- Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents
promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers
and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace.
- Demonstrates the components of the I CARE values. (EF)
- Adheres to policies & procedures established by TMHRI.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal
Bachelor's degree required. Must be enrolled in a Master's or Ph.D.
Experience requirement will vary depending upon the individual
department's field of research.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
- Requires effective written & verbal communication
- Time management skills
- Experience with database/spreadsheet
- Requires knowledge of good laboratory practice
- Familiarity with multiple research methodologies, techniques,
See Activity Checklist.
Standard laboratory or vivarium environments. Some assignments may
be in hospital units with typical hospital environmental hazards
Equal Employment Opportunity
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engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person
employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis
of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity,national origin, age, disability, status as a protected
veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
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Houston Methodist Research Institute was formed in 2004 to rapidly
and efficiently translate discoveries made in the laboratory and
the clinic into new diagnostics, therapies and treatments. The
research institute was created to provide the infrastructure and
support for these endeavors, and to house the technology and
resources needed to make innovative breakthroughs in important
areas of human disease. A 540,000 square foot building dedicated to
research, the research institute houses over 1,500 staff and
trainees, 277 principal investigators and has more than 840 ongoing
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