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30+ days ago

Animal Technician

MD Anderson Cancer Center Bastrop, TX

The primary purpose of the Animal Technician position is to provide the highest quality of animal husbandry and technical skills to facilitate the…

3 days ago

Coord, Construction Proj – new

MD Anderson Cancer Center Bastrop, TX

* The primary purpose of the Construction Project Coordinator position is to represent Facilities Planning, Design and Construction on projects…

30+ days ago

Grant Program Coordinator

MD Anderson Cancer Center Smithville, TX

Provides administrative oversight to the grant process for large-scale grants. Impacts large scale and/or multiple grant activities for the…

30+ days ago

Sr Stationary Engineer

MD Anderson Bastrop, TX

Key Functions • Perform various chemical tests to ensure proper water treatment for steam boilers, cooling towers and closed loop systems… Glassdoor

20 days ago

Sr Administrative Asst

MD Anderson Smithville, TX

The primary purpose of the Sr Administrative Assistant position is to perform complex administrative and secretarial duties requiring judgment within… Glassdoor

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MD Anderson President Ronald A. DePinho
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    A business trying to mask itself as an academic institution

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant  in  Smithville, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Smithville, TX

    I have been working at MD Anderson full-time for less than a year


    The staff in general are pretty helpful, atleast in the satellite campus at science park where I work most of the time. The talent here is great, and so is the student community. If you have a passion for science, this is a good place to be. Seminars are held pretty regularly, and the organisers invite a lot of reknowned folk to give talks. Time off policies are a bit weird ( in the not good sense) when you start off, but I've heard they get better with time. As always, if you're in the good graces of your higher up, you'll have more doors opened for you.


    The bureaucracy is stifling, even though the said bureaucrats try and help you out as much as possible. It's pretty evident that MD Anderson was designed/built to run like a business, but is trying to put on a cloak of being an academic institution. Also their new drug testing policy (effective Jan 1st 2015, MD Anderson is going to become a tobacco free campus) feels like management is going down a slippery slope. Also, new workers have to undergo a LOT of training in paperwork and in general, there are a lot of forms to fill out before doing anything - that too on software systems that were out of date in the early 2000's

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    Streamline your bureaucracy and hire Scientists to administer scientists, not administrators. Lab techs and PI's appreciate it more when they are speaking to someone who knows the pitfalls instead of someone who sees science as a whole lot of gibberish.

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