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. We are seeking a self-motivated and detail-oriented Lead Researcher to join the laboratory of Dr. Ellison, in the Department of Pathology. Dr. Ellison's lab is interested in exploring the clinical and molecular features associated with pediatric brain tumors, particularly ependymoma.
Candidates should be able to perform and coordinate a wide range of laboratory research procedures and conduct a spectrum of complex support tasks and projects determined by our current research. Your duties will include molecular, cellular, and biochemical analyses using methods such as ChIP-Seq, ATAC-Seq, Single Cell-Seq, and processing tissue for translational studies. You will also manage murine colonies and perform cranial implants. Candidates should be able to communicate effectively, work independently, and present scientific findings.
Experience with ChiP-Seq, ATAC-Seq, Single Cell-Seq, DNA and RNA extractions, and immunohistochemistry is preferred.
Experience with animal husbandry, breeding, colony management and genotyping is preferred.
Candidates with good communication and organizational skills are encouraged to apply.
There’s a reason St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” list. At our world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals shares our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. There’s a unique bond when you are part of a team that gives their all to advance the treatments and cures of pediatric catastrophic diseases. The result is a collaborative, positive environment where everyone, regardless of their role, receives the resources, support, and encouragement to advance and grow their careers and be the force behind the cures.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine's "100 Best Places to Work For" list because at our extraordinary pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals shares our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. The Medical Imaging Scientist leads the development and implementation of diffusion weighted MR imaging based structural connectome assessments in children treated for cancer. Focuses on identification, visualization, and analysis of brain networks impacted by disease and therapy. Applies machine learning approaches to structural connectomes for group analyses and pattern recognition. Collaborates with staff and faculty members within and outside the Structural Connectome Imaging Research (SCIR) Hub on research projects and grant applications. Collects, documents, organizes, and maintains data obtained from medical imaging studies. Provides oversight for postdoctoral fellows, research assistants and students in the research laboratory. Actively participates in scientific journal publications and professional conference presentations.
As a member of the Epidemiology & Cancer Control clinical research team, you will serve as the protocol expert for assigned clinical trials. Our goal is to improve the lives of pediatric cancer survivors through clinical research related to late effects of cancer treatment. Your primary responsibilities will include consenting and enrolling study participants as well as coordinating with other patient care teams throughout the hospital. Great attention to detail, good organization and interpersonal skills are important for this position. Take the first step to join our team by applying now! This is a Grant Funded position.
There is a reason St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” list. At our world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals share our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. There is a unique bond when you’re part of a team that gives their all to advance the treatments and cures of pediatric catastrophic diseases. The result is a collaborative, positive environment where everyone, regardless of their role, receives the resources, support and encouragement to advance and grow their careers. We are looking for someone who can develop applications in multiple programming languages with the goal of supporting the highest level of clinical care and research in pediatric radiation oncology and to improve outcomes for children that require photon and proton radiation therapy.
It is not required that the Systems Analyst be an expert programmer or that the person already know how to do anything related to radiation oncology or medical imaging. CT, MR, and PET imaging modalities are critical to treatment planning, delivery, and response assessment. It is required, however, that the employee be willing and able to learn these things as needed (with help from us of course) and that the person can collaborate with others. This position requires frequent interaction with and support of domain experts such as radiation oncologists, medical physicists, medical dosimetrists, and research staff. It is imperative that the the employee be able to work actively and constructively with them to develop processes and programs that aid their work.
This role is well positioned to make many important contributions to pediatric cancer treatment.
Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm
Take the first step to join our team by applying now!
There is a reason St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” list. At our world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals share our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. There is a unique bond when you’re part of a team that gives their all to advance the treatments and cures of pediatric catastrophic diseases. The result is a collaborative, positive environment where everyone, regardless of their role, receives the resources, support and encouragement to advance and grow their careers. Job Summary:
Manages several large and complex biological research projects that span multiple departments at St. Jude and ensures alignment with the Cancer Center and institutional strategic plan. Manages preclinical testing for the Hematological Malignancies Program (HMP) and the PROPEL portal of leukemia xenografts. Manages all external and internal academic collaborations, including collaborative grants, oversees all government contracts and collaborations, and serves as a liaison between St. Jude and pharmaceutical companies for preclinical studies.
1. Manages all activities for large and complex research projects
a. Designs, updates, and manages project website
b. Processes internal and external requests including all Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs) and Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDAs)
c. Manages internal SharePoint web site
d. Manages sample inventory
e. Stays abreast of all laws regarding international shipment of samples and manages said shipments
f. Writes and maintains policy and procedure manual(s)
2. Manages preclinical testing for the Hematologic Malignancies Program (HMP).
a. Manages all projects for preclinical testing including coordinating efforts of Preclinical Pharmacokinetics Shared Resource (P- PKSR), compound management core in Chemical Biology Therapeutics, Small animal imaging core (CIVIT), Flow Cytometry core, and Veterinary Pathology Shared Resource
b. Manages and reports on budget for all preclinical testing and provides reports to leadership
c. Maintains data from preclinical testing SharePoint site
d. Provides preclinical testing data to internal and external investigators
3. Manages all external and internal academic collaborations.
a. Manages the sharing of data and samples with domestic and international investigators
b. Point of contact for implementation and development of program data portal (PROPEL). Liaises with institutional stakeholders ranging from research personnel, Center for Applied Bioinformatics, Research Information Services, Computational Biology, Biomedical Communications, Office of Tech Licensing.
c. Responds to all logistical and scientific queries regarding samples and data. Facilitates approval of sample request by the
preclinical testing program review committee. Manages sample quality assurance, shipment paperwork, collaboration agreements, and communication with requesters
d. Works with the Legal Department to develop contracts, MTAs, and CDAs involved in internal and external collaborations
e. Monitors collaborators' compliance with MTAs and CDAs
4. Oversees all government contracts and collaborations
a. Ensures regulatory and financial compliance between St. Jude and its collaborating centers and government agencies
b. Coordinates team visits between institutions
c. Creates protocols and procedures governing the collaborations
d. Manages data sharing in public repositories
5. Serves as a liaison between St. Jude and pharmaceutical companies for preclinical studies
a. Coordinates requests for drugs, reagents and data including negotiation of CDAs and MTAs
b. Ensures documentation is accurate and reports to companies as specified in the MTA and CDA
6. Manages all compliance regarding human stem cells including human embryonic stem cells and patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells
7. Manages program budgets and billing for all contracts and collaborations
8. Performs other related duties as assigned to meet the goals of the department and institution
9. Maintains regular and predictable attendance
Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
● Skill and ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
● Ability to demonstrate strong leadership
● Knowledge of managerial practices
● Independent, detail oriented and self-motivated with excellent organizational skills
● Ability to assess situations, consider alternatives, and choose appropriate course of action
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
2. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
3. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; kneel, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear
4. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
5. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
6. The employee must move about the work space to access work surface and shelves, cabinets, drawers, and equipment that are at, below or above the work surface
7. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job
8. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
9. An essential function of the job is to be able to comply with all applicable federal, state and local safety and health regulations that would apply to this job
10. Nothing in this job description limits management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time as business needs dictate
Work Schedule:Monday- Friday 8am-5pm Take the first step to join our team by applying now!
As a member of the Epidemiology & Cancer Control clinical research team, you will serve as the protocol expert for assigned clinical trials. Our goal is to improve the lives of pediatric cancer survivors through clinical research related to late effects of cancer treatment. Your primary responsibilities will include consenting and enrolling study participants as well as coordinating with other patient care teams throughout the hospital. Clinical Trials and Drug Studies skills are important for this position. Other key skills to possess are attention to detail, organization and interpersonal Take the first step to join our team by applying now!
If you would like to pursue a role where you can work with murine models and are interested in scientific research, then this Husbandry Technician- I position is for you! This position contributes to developing treatments for diseases and new methods of diagnosis that fall in line with the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's mission statement "Finding Cures. Saving Lives."
Much of the responsibilities for the Husbandry Technician -I will involve routine tasks essential to the care and welfare of murine models, including:
- Operating under close supervision and maintaining regular, non-specialized murine model housing areas in a neat and orderly manner
- Performing regularly scheduled cage changing in non-specialized conventional and high density barrier housing areas, observing animals for abnormalities and maintaining adequate food and water supplies in enclosures
- Maintaining proper husbandry, environmental and study related records according to standard operating protocols and institutional policies.
- Recognizing and documenting basic murine model health problems as appropriate; assisting with drug preparations and basic veterinary treatments, fulfilling murine model health program requirements by collecting and submitting biological samples to diagnostic laboratory
- An important aspect of this job will be to maintain regular channels of communication with the research, veterinary and other staff using electronic systems and databases.
- Performing daily tasks according to pertinent federal regulations and Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) standards.
- Basic understanding of disinfection, sterilization, sanitation and environmental microbiological analysis is required.
Work schedule: M-F, 7:00-3:30; rotating weekends and holidays; occasional overtime
*This position starts at a minimum of $19/hr. and benefits start on your first day of employment for most roles.*
There is a reason St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” list. At our world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals share our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. There is a unique bond when you’re part of a team that gives their all to advance the treatments and cures of pediatric catastrophic diseases. The result is a collaborative, positive environment where everyone, regardless of their role, receives the resources, support and encouragement to advance and grow their careers.
About the position
St. Jude is anticipating hiring a Clinical Research Associate I or Clinical Research Associate II who will operate under general supervision and perform activities consistent with those of a Study Coordinator role, namely maintenance of protocol portfolio(s), informed consent(s) and preparation/submission of complex study documents. This position also performs data abstraction, collection, and entry to support clinical research and prepares submission for all reportable events. The selected candidate develops, maintains, and/or monitors case report forms and ensures compliance with prescribed interventions and evaluations of the assigned protocol(s). Provision of data to the collaborating research organization or study sponsor and preparation of complex data reports as well as serving as a mentor and preceptor to staff are also key responsibilities.
About the Department of Radiation Oncology
Known for setting standards in technical delivery of radiotherapy and clinical trials, the Department of Radiation Oncology is a full-service department dedicated to clinical research and treatment of 300 children, adolescents, and young adults each year. With the mission of providing expert and compassionate clinical care, the department is the largest group of experts devoted to pediatric radiation oncology who collectively treat more children than any other cancer center or hospital in the country. The department includes:
- Multidisciplinary team: Pediatric radiation oncologists, physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners as well as supportive research teams (anesthesia, sedation, social work and child life specialists to name a few).
- World-class resources: This includes the first worldwide installation of detector-based spectral CT and digital PET/CT in a Radiation Oncology Department, state-of-the-art 1.5T and 3T MR scanners (radiotherapy simulators), a dedicated PET/CT and the world’s first proton therapy center with pencil beam scanning technology designated solely for the treatment of pediatric cancer.
- State-of-art facility: The department has 20,000 square feet of clinical space that includes a clinic, treatment planning, therapy, anesthesia and sedation support. There are two linear accelerator systems with image-guidance, a HDR/fluoroscopy suite, and spectral CT and 1.5T MR systems dedicated to treatment planning. The adjacent 25,000 square feet St. Jude Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center includes two gantry rooms and a fixed beam room; each equipped with high-precision patient positioning, volumetric image-guidance systems, and dedicated scanning nozzles.
This position is based in Memphis, TN; relocation assistance is available. Memphis is a family-friendly metropolitan area that more than a million residents call home. Memphis is recognized for its world-class music, food and hospitality. Cost of living is one of our biggest attractions; in fact, Money listed Memphis as one of the least expensive cities in which to raise a child. Mild winters and beautiful green spaces make the city a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts – there are over 200 miles of bike-friendly lanes with more being added. Forbes recently named Memphis the 4th happiest city in which to work. Why live anywhere else?
Take the first step to join our team by applying now!
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a NCI designated comprehensive care center, is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” list. Because at our world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals shares our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve.
The Human Applications (Cellular Therapy) Laboratory (HAL) supports the Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy by providing products for patients enrolled in investigator-initiated clinical research protocols. The laboratory supports many treatment trials for cancer and genetic diseases, using primary hematopoietic graft products and genetically modified products for sickle cell disease and CAR T-Cell therapy applications. The Human Applications Laboratory is composed of two sections, the Quality Control Section providing product analysis by flow cytometry and product quality testing for sterility, and the Stem Cell Processing Section providing cellular therapy product processing in accordance with good tissue practices and good manufacturing practices.
In this role, the selected candidate will supervise the Stem Cell Processing Section for processing activities in support of both standard of care hematopoietic stem cell transplant and translational clinical trials. This position reports to the HAL Manager and Director and is responsible for effectively leading the day-to-day technical activities related to routine production and quality control of cell therapy products. In collaboration with the Manager, Director and Quality Assurance Unit, the Supervisor will assist in maintaining all regulatory requirements and adherence to the quality management program.
This position will be 100% on-site, Monday – Friday, primarily day shift with flexibility in working schedule to accommodate work when necessary.
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 Department of Immunology at SJCRH in the laboratory of Dr. Thirumala Devi-Kanneganti. Our laboratory seeks to utilize cutting-edge microscopy techniques in cell lines and animal 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.
Assists the principal investigator with the collection and analysis of data for specified research projects in an entry-level capacity. Properly conducts specific, but limited, projects and maintains efficient laboratory operations. Performs other duties as assigned or directed in order to meet the goals and objectives of the department.
The successful candidate will work with scientists and other research personnel, supporting a wide array of basic research and drug efficacy studies. The individual will assist with the collection and analysis of data for specified research projects, perform specific research-related tasks and procedures, 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 and microsurgical techniques.
Develops software used in big data bioinformatics analysis as part of a team of scientists and engineers at the forefront of genomic research into catastrophic childhood disease. Under minimal supervision, plays a leading role in the architecture and design of Bioinformatics pipeline software developed in the department to support High Performance and Cloud Computing. Leads and trains in the evaluation, planning, designing, coding, validation, implementation and documentation of cutting-edge scientific analysis software, pipelines, and tools that support genomic research, with a focus on next-generation sequence analysis, within the department of Computational Biology. Provides solutions through a combination of implementing/modifying available tools and developing novel methods and software tools. Optimizes software to use cutting edge tools for HPC and Cloud environments. Participates in manuscript preparation for novel scientific methods/tools developed in the department.
The Transcriptomics Group from the Center for Applied Bioinformatics at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is looking for a highly motivated and creative Senior Bioinformatics Research Scientist or Bioinformatics Research Scientist to develop and apply innovative analytical approaches to understand the underlying mechanisms that drive pediatric cancers and other human diseases with bulk, single cell and spatial expression data. The senior scientist takes a lead role in data analysis and may act as the project manager to provide project oversight, scientific advice, programming support, or necessary input to achieving established objectives. Candidates with a strong background in bioinformatics, machine learning, genomics, cancer genomics, mouse genetics, or related fields and knowledge in cancer and immunogenomics are highly encouraged to apply for this position. Excellent communication skills are essential.
The Center provides a highly interactive environment with collaborative opportunities within the centers including epigenetics group, genomics group, and genetics group, and across basic and clinical departments, access to high-performance computing clusters, cloud computing environment, novel sequencing platforms such as long reads sequencing technologies, single-cell sequencing at both DNA and RNA level and spatial transcriptomics, innovative visualization tools, highly automated analytical pipelines powered by GPU technology and mentorship from scientists with deep experience in data analysis, data management and delivery of high-quality results for highly competitive projects. The members of this Center have the opportunities to work on broad areas of bioinformatics and gain valuable experiences. The members of this Center also have the opportunities to publish high-profile papers with prominent authorship and file patents for novel bio-marker discoveries or novel methods for clinical diagnosis or disease treatment. This position is located in Memphis, TN, and relocation assistance is available.
An exciting new opportunity is available for a Senior Bioinformatics Research Scientist in the Center of Excellence for Leukemia Studies (CELS) of the Comprehensive Cancer Center at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. We are seeking a highly motivated and creative Scientist to develop and apply innovative analytical approaches using bulk and single-cell sequencing data to understand the genetic modifications that drive the development and response to therapy of blood tumors. St. Jude provides a highly interactive environment with collaborative opportunities across a spectrum of research areas, access to high performance computing clusters, cloud computing environment, innovative visualization tools, mentorship from experienced scientists and highly automated analytical pipelines powered by GPU technology.
The Hematologic Malignancy Program has amassed rich sample resources and genomic datasets spanning many thousands of leukemia samples, and you will have an unrivalled opportunity to engage in analysis of data generated by genomic, transcriptomic, epigenomic and single cell approaches. A successful candidate will have a well-established track record in cancer genomic/epigenomic research, in-depth data analysis and visualization, software development, data management and manuscript preparation.
Experience with Python, C, or Perl is required. Experience with R, SAS and Matlab is highly desired. Ability to work independently, multitask and communicate clearly are essential.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is one of the world's premier research and treatment centers for pediatric cancer and childhood diseases. It has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” every year since 2011 and was one of The Scientist’s top 10 “Best Places to Work in Academia” for 7 consecutive years.
The Department of Radiation Oncology at St. Jude is seeking a creative and highly motivated Medical Imaging Scientist who shares our passion for advancing pediatric cancer treatments to join our research team. Under the supervision and guidance of the principal investigator (faculty member), your role will focus on maximizing the therapeutic ratio in proton therapy through novel analysis and modeling of imaging, radiation dose and clinical outcome data. Your discoveries can directly impact pediatric cancer patients treated at St. Jude and the world.
The main areas of our imaging research include improving proton therapy accuracy, developing adaptive proton therapy, and assessing/predicting tumor and normal tissue response to radiation therapy in clinical trials. You will have access to our state-of-the-art imaging technology, which includes two MRI machines, a PET/CT and Spectral CT, all dedicated solely to our department.
Madan Babu's Group and the Core Center for Data-Driven Discovery in the Department of Structural Biology is seeking a highly driven, full-time Mammalian Synthetic Biologist to lead synthetic biology and pooled cloning, functional genomics, and cellular engineering projects related to IDR-Screen. IDR-Screen is an in-house framework to discover functional intrinsically disordered regions (IDRs) of the mammalian proteome through high-throughput screening of defined sequence protein expression libraries. We use Next-Gen Sequencing coupled with traditional and Machine Learning approaches to uncover sequence-function relationships in IDRs. We also use this pipeline to understand the impact of natural and disease variants in select genes for personalized medicine.
The Babu Group uses data driven approaches to understand sequence-function relationships in intrinsically disordered proteins and structure-function relationships in medicinally important structured protein families, respectively.
Recent examples of our work on these topics include:
- Ravarani, C. N., Erkina, T. Y., De Baets, G., Dudman, D. C., Erkine, A. M. & Babu, M. M. High-throughput discovery of functional disordered regions: investigation of transactivation domains. Molecular systems biology 14, e8190, (2018). doi:10.15252/msb.20188190. PMID: 29759983
- Marti-Solano, M., Crilly, S. E., Malinverni, D., Munk, C., Harris, M., Pearce, A., Quon, T., Mackenzie, A. E., Wang, X., Peng, J., Tobin, A. B., Ladds, G., Milligan, G., Gloriam, D. E., Puthenveedu, M. A. & Babu, M. M. Combinatorial expression of GPCR isoforms affects signalling and drug responses. Nature 587, 650-656, (2020). doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2888-2. PMID: 33149304.
- Jones, E. M., Lubock, N. B., Venkatakrishnan, A. J., Wang, J., Tseng, A. M., Paggi, J. M., Latorraca, N. R., Cancilla, D., Satyadi, M., Davis, J. E., Babu, M. M., Dror, R. O. & Kosuri, S. Structural and functional characterization of G protein-coupled receptors with deep mutational scanning. Elife 9, (2020). doi:10.7554/eLife.54895. PMID: 33084570
This position is for an experienced Staff Scientist. The ideal candidate will independently design, develop, clone, and run high-throughput, functional genomics screens using FACS and NGS analysis. The candidate should be an inquisitive problem-solver who thrives in a fast-paced research group with diverse expertise. You will lead projects and work as a part of the IDR-Screen team and contribute to many ongoing research projects in the group, lending your library construction skills to protein expression constructs on Structural Biology projects as well. You will be an indispensable member of the Group. In addition to leading research projects and collaborations, you will have opportunities to participate in many ongoing research projects, where your inputs, expertise, and contributions will be valued.
Consistently ranked Top 10 in the U.S. in Pediatric Cancer, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is the only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children, and home to the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project. The St. Jude campus is a truly unique research environment, encompassing state-of-the-art HPC facilities, world-leading oncology basic research, outstanding Shared Resources and Core Facilities and a dedicated translational Chemical Biology and Therapeutics department. The $412M Advanced Research Center, opened in 2021, will be the new home of the Babu Group and the Center of Excellence for Data Driven Dicsovery. There is a vibrant Data Science community at St. Jude, with opportunities to interact with researchers in the Biostatistics and Computational Biology departments, and tremendous support from the Center for Applied Bioinformatics.
The Group believes strongly in providing excellent scope for career advancement to the candidate to develop themselves as a future leader in the field. There will be strong support and encouragement for developing mentoring abilities, "outside the box" scientific ideas and acquiring tangential scientific/technical skills. St Jude offers a well-defined career ladder with potential for growth and advancement. Industry-competitive salaries are based on your degree and years of experience.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is consistently named as one of Fortune magazine and Glassdoor.com’s “Best Places to Work,” as well as “Best Workplace for Women” and “Best Workplace for Diversity.” We are in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee, a vibrant and friendly city at the historic American crossroads of music, trade, food, and culture. Mild winters and beautiful green outdoor spaces are part of the reasons why Forbes recently named Memphis the 4th happiest city in which to work. Low cost of living and high quality of life are other attractions; Money magazine listed Memphis as one of the least expensive cities in which to raise a child. St. Jude facilities and salaries are highly competitive. The Babu Group strives to build and maintain a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion and we strongly feel these values directly contribute to the dynamic and intellectually stimulating scientific environment we can provide.
At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, we can advance cures for catastrophic pediatric diseases by supporting the brightest scientific minds. That is why we provide world-class facilities, state-of-the-art technologies, extraordinary support and a collaborative, bench-to-bedside environment where you can see, firsthand, how your science translates into survival for the children we serve. This position is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated candidate to join as a Bioinformatics Specialist in Dr. Junmin Peng laboratory. Our laboratory uses multiple -omics and computational tools to study the full scope of disease. Much of our effort centers on mass spectrometry-based approaches to explore DNA, RNA, proteins, and metabolites. We use these technologies to study cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and immune responses. Our work impacts everything from discovery of pathogenesis to the development of new treatments.
An Animal Resources Center (ARC) Veterinary Technician provides timely clinical care and management to a diverse population of lab animal species, under the supervision of veterinarians. Specialized clinical care and technical skills are utilized for administering treatments, collecting samples, managing databases, and performing minor surgeries in a herd health practice of medicine. Responsibilities include providing care during weekends and holidays on a rotational basis and could include overtime work. There is emphasis on daily contribution to a culture that fosters goodwill and teamwork with a central focus on responsible animal care. This is balanced with research support and partnership that align with our institution's mission of Finding Cures and Saving Children. *This position start at a minimum of $20.06/hr. and benefits start on your first day of employment for most roles.*
As a member of the Division of Cancer Survivorship, you will be instrumental in advancing childhood cancer survivorship. Much of your time will be spent working with the task force leaders to coordinate development, updates, and optimization of the Children’s Oncology Group Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancers, which will include communication with and coordination of guideline task force leaders and members across multiple institutions and disciplines, copy-editing guideline revisions, and streamlining guideline processes.
In this role, you will be working with the predominantly utilized childhood cancer survivorship guideline in North America, and among one of the foremost childhood cancer survivorship clinical and research groups in the world. This position will allow you to work with a dynamic and collaborative research team, pushing the boundaries to continue to enhance childhood cancer survivorship guideline development and utilization. Take the first step to join our team by applying now!