Preclinical Imaging Research Technologist
The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Center for In Vivo Imaging and Therapeutics (CIVIT) provides cutting-edge imaging technology to complement the research efforts of SJCRH research laboratories.
We are seeking an industrious, self-motivated Research Technologist to join our Preclinical Imaging team. The successful candidate will work with scientists and other research personnel conducting a wide array of pharmacology, efficacy, and toxicology studies. The individual will assist with the collection and analysis of data for specified research projects, conduct specific, but limited projects and maintain efficient laboratory operations. The candidate will perform other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the department including bioluminescence/fluorescence in vivo imaging.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in an appropriate scientific field is required.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Animal Science, Biology, Zoology, Veterinarian Science, or a related field preferred.
At least one year hands-on experience in an academic, biotechnology, or pharmaceutical research setting preferred.
Superb organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to anticipate problems and offer solutions.
Proficiency in murine husbandry and handling, various routes of administration, and tissue harvesting.
Prior bioluminescent and fluorescent imaging experience is desired, but not required.
Must be organized and be meticulous in record keeping.
Ability to communicate and collaborate with members of a multidisciplinary team.
Excellent interpersonal skills are required.
Basic understanding of anatomy and aseptic surgical techniques.
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