Senior Researcher - Innate Immunity

Job ID
F1196
Department
Immunology
Category
Research
Job Location
US-TN-Memphis

Overview

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 self-motivated scientist to join the Immunology Department at SJCRH in the laboratory of Dr. Thirumala Devi-Kanneganti. Our laboratory extensively employs murine models to understand how the innate immune system recognizes and responds to pathogens and how genetic mutations in innate immunity affect the development of infectious, inflammatory, and autoimmune diseases in humans.

 

Responsibilities

We are seeking a self-motivated and detail-oriented team member to assist in the management of our large mouse colony (~100 genetic lines) and perform various laboratory techniques, as well as assist with the maintenance of lab operations, such an inventorying and ordering. You will also process primary model organism sample derivatives (DNA, RNA, protein) for analysis. Exceptional candidates should have experience in in vivo mouse models and mouse genetics and several aspects of molecular, cell, biochemical, or organismal biology. All candidates are expected to have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work constructively as a member of a team.

 

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Minimum Education

  • Two (2) years of relevant, post-degree work experience is required.
  • No experience is required with a Master's degree.

Minimum Experience

Previous experience with mouse models and breeding, CRISPR editing in mice, and maintaining lab operations is highly preferred.

 

What We Offer

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Other Information

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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