• Cryopreservation Technologist I

    Job ID
    39401
    Department
    ARC
    Category
    Facilities
    Job Location
    US-TN-Memphis
  • Overview

    Internationally recognized for our pioneering research and treatment of children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases, St. Jude is ranked among the best pediatric cancer hospitals in the nation.  We are the first and only National Cancer Institute- designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted only to children. In keeping with our mission of Finding Cures. Saving Children.,The Cryopreservation Laboratory provides a variety of services to assist St. Jude investigators with their murine colony management. 

     

    Required Work Schedule: Monday -Friday 9am - 5:30pm, plus additional evening and weekend overtime up to 6 days and/or nights per month

    Responsibilities

    Key responsibilities for this role entail:

    • Performs embryo and sperm techniques in support of ARC murine colony management
    • Performs standard techniques for transgenic and knockout colony management as well as for superovulation and generation of pseudopregnancy
    • Performs rederivation of various strains using frozen germplasm
    • Performs in vitro fertilization techniques
    • Performs survival microsurgery
    • Maintains a record keeping system and database for cryopreservation and rederivation activities

    Minimum Education

    • Bachelor's degree in a scientific field required
    • Animal Science Degree preferred

    Minimum Experience

    • Experience in a professional animal care facility (e.g. zoo, veterinary clinic, laboratory animal facility) involving transgenic mouse colony management required

    Other Credentials

    • Assistant Lab Animal Technologist (ALAT) certification from the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) is preferred

    EEO Statement

    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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