• Associate Scientist

    Job ID
    39376
    Department
    Oncology
    Category
    Research
    Job Location
    US-TN-Memphis
  • Overview

    The Obeng Lab is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented, and creative Associate Scientist to join them as an integral part of the St. Jude research community. The focus of the Obeng Lab is myeloid malignancies. We are specifically interested in how acquired mutations in hematopoietic stem cells block mature blood cell differentiation and/or cause leukemic transformation. We are using a variety of in vivo and in vitro model systems to study the functional consequences of RNA splicing factor and epigenetic modifier mutations on stem cell function and to identify new targeted therapies for myeloid diseases. Successful applicants will respond well to a busy and dynamic lab environment and possess the skills to diligently manage both experiments and personnel within the laboratory. They will possess strong organizational and communication skills. This position requires expertise in molecular biology, cell culture, colony management, and next generation sequencing. The ideal candidate must be able to design and perform experiments with minimal supervision and be interested in learning and applying new techniques from the literature. A background in hematopoiesis research is a plus.

     

    When you work at St. Jude you enjoy:

    Constant learning: From state-of-the-art resources and core facilities to world-class seminars and symposia, you’ll be given constant opportunities to expand your knowledge, learn new skills, and grow in your career.

    Research that translates: Your work at St. Jude directly impacts patient care and advances discoveries to improve cancer treatment worldwide.

    Stability and growth: Thanks to generous donors and supplemental grant support, our scientific progress is never halted and you’ll enjoy unmatched resources to do the science you’ve always dreamed of doing.

    Minimum Education

    • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field is required.

    Minimum Experience

    • A minimum of fifteen (15) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a Bachelor's degree, with at least seven (7) years at the Research Lab Specialist level
    • A minimum of fourteen (14) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a Master's degree, with at least seven (7) years at the Research Lab Specialist level
    • A minimum of nine (9) years of relevant work experience including post-doctoral and/or technical staff experience is required with Ph.D.
    • NOTE: BS/MS level staff at Research Lab Specialist level as of 05/12/2003 could be considered for promotion to Associate Scientist after seven (7) years as a St. Jude Research Lab Specialist or an equivalent position in a similar research environment.

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    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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