An Associate Scientist position is available in the Pathology Biomarker Development laboratory in the Department of Pathology. This lab studies molecular biomarkers of diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic significance for diseases affecting St. Jude patients. We evaluate the feasibility and clinical utility of novel assays in order to determine whether they may be integrated into clinical diagnostic practice.
Currently, our lab is working on utilizing Illumina methylation arrays as a diagnostic tool, exploring the utility of cell free DNA to monitor response to therapy and investigating the use of protein microarrays to identify disease biomarkers and therapeutic targets.
Previous experience with research techniques including genomic analysis, NGS, methylation profiling and protein analysis are all strongly preferred. Strong skills in novel assay development and validation are preferred. Candidates with experience in cancer genomics, genetics or epigenetics and strong problem solving skills are highly encouraged to apply.
No Search Firms:
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. Please do not call or email. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee or other representative at St. Jude via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place and approved by HR will result in no fee being paid in the event the candidate is hired by St. Jude.