The High-Throughput Bioscience (HTB) Center under Director and St. Jude Faculty Member Taosheng Chen, PhD, seeks a Senior Research Technologist to implement projects and present and publish research results. The ideal candidate will be able to function autonomously, leading projects themselves, as well as a part of a small team that will contribute to the function of the HTB Center. The Center consists of those with advanced training in biology, chemistry, and engineering who work together on multiple techniques including target identification and validation, assay development, high-throughput screening, laboratory automation, and management of scientific collaborations.
The successful candidate will be experienced in cell-based assay development and have experience in any of the following areas: cell-based high-throughput and high-content screening, using 3D (such as organoids and spheroids) or co-culture models, using instruments (such as flow cytometer or imager), and molecular biology. In lieu of experience, a motivated recent graduate with a strong publication record will be considered.
The HTB Center emphasizes motivation and dedication to the development of drug discovery technologies and prepares and trains members of its team well for growth within the St. Jude organization or qualified training for the pharmaceutical industry.
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field is required
A minimum of three (3) years total work experience as a SJCRH Research Technologist or three (3) years relevant post-degree experience in a similar research environment is required with a Bachelor's degree.
A minimum of two (2) years total work experience as a SJCRH Research Technologist or two (2) years relevant post-degree experience in a similar research environment is required with a Master's degree.
No experience is required with a PhD in a related field.
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