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Senior Researcher OR Researcher

Employer
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (St. Jude)
Location
Memphis, Tennessee
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
11 Oct 2024

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Discipline
Health Science
Job Type
Researcher
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Permanent
Qualification
Undergraduate
Sector
Hospital

The Histology and Tissue Processing Core located in the Center for Pediatric Neurological Disease Research (CPNDR) has an open position available at the Researcher/Senior Researcher level. This position is aligned with the St. Jude Pediatric Translational Neuroscience Initiative (PTNI) and will also be involved in supporting the institution-wide Center Without Walls (CWW), a component which fosters collaborative neuroscience research across St Jude.

The successful applicant will have a BS/MS degree in biology. Experience with tissue processing and histology and general knowledge regarding animal physiology/neuroscience is an advantage. They will assist the day-to-day operations of the core by managing a mouse colony, collecting and processing murine tissue samples, tissue sectioning (paraffin or frozen), immunohistochemistry, and basic imaging for a wide variety of neuroscience applications. The individual will help support various PTNI and CWW Investigator-driven tissue analysis projects. Other duties include maintaining the efficient operation of histology and tissue processing equipment. Oversight and specialized training of this individual will be done by the Director of the CPNDR Histology and Tissue processing core. Candidates with a high degree of organization, attention to detail and an interest in neuroscience with good communication skills are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific area is required

 

Minimum Experience:

 

Researcher:

  • No experience required

 

Compensation

In recognition of certain U.S. state and municipal pay transparency laws, St. Jude is including a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This is an estimate offered in good faith and a specific salary offer takes into account factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the salary range and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current salary range is $49,920 - $87,360 per year for the role of Researcher.

 

Senior Researcher:

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

 

 

 

Compensation

In recognition of certain U.S. state and municipal pay transparency laws, St. Jude is including a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This is an estimate offered in good faith and a specific salary offer takes into account factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the salary range and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current salary range is $60,320 - $105,040 per year for the role of Senior Researcher OR Researcher.

 

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has a diverse, global patient population and workforce, built on the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our founder Danny Thomas envisioned a hospital that would treat children of the world—regardless of race, religion or a family’s ability to pay. Learn more about our history and commitment.

 

Today, we continue the mission to advance cures and means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. As we accelerate this progress globally, we believe our legacy of diversity, equity and inclusion is foundational to success. With the commitment of leaders at all levels of the organization, we strive to ensure the St. Jude culture, leadership approaches and talent processes are equitable and culturally responsive. View our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report to learn about the hospital’s roots in diversity, equity and inclusion, where we are today and our aspirations for an even better future.

 

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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