• Research Lab Specialist - Collaborative Reach Program

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    Collaborative Research Program
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  • Overview

    The World’s Brightest Minds Always Innovate


    At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, we know what can be achieved when the brightest scientific minds face the fewest barriers. That’s why we provide world-class facilities, state-of-the-art technologies, and extraordinary support for your research to ensure scientific progress is never halted from a lack of resources. At St. Jude, you will be part of a collaborative, bench-to-bedside environment where you can see, firsthand, how your science translates into survival for the children we serve.


    This is an exciting opportunity for a scientist at any career level to join our Center for Advanced Genome Engineering (CAGE). Our laboratory offers a strong team-based environment where you will work collaboratively with other investigators across the institution to support their research needs and develop and improve genome engineering technologies. As a member of this laboratory, you will also bring in cutting edge protocols to provide newer and better workflows to our genome engineering operations.

    Successful candidates should display competencies in the following areas:

    • Understanding of and experience with molecular biology and genome engineering
    • Extensive experience with cell culture (experience with iPSC, ESC, of HSCs a plus)
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to multi-task
    • Screening experience a plus
    • Computer programming and/or automated liquid handling experience a plus
    • Next generation sequencing library preparation and analysis experience a plus
    • Flow cytometry experience is a plus
    • Protein purification experience a plus

    Minimum Education

    Bachelor's degree in appropriate scientific field is required.

    Minimum Experience

    A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant post-degree work experience, with at least five (5) years at the Sr. Research Tech level, is required with a Bachelor's degree

    A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant post-degree work experience, with at least (5) years at the Sr. Research Tech level, is required with a Master's degree

    A minimum of four (4) years of relevant work experience including post-doctoral and/or technical staff experience is required with a Ph.D

    BS/MS staff at the Senior Research Technologist level as of 5/12/2003 could be considered for promotion to Research Lab Specialist after five (5) years as a SJCRH Senior Research Technologist or an equivalent position in a similar research environment.

    EEO Statement

    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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