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Lead OR Senior Researcher - Flow Cytometry

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

Job Details

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to become a member of the Institutional Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Shared Resource at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This facility is extraordinarily supported by Institutional funding rather than grant-based funding to enable a wide range of services provided to all of St Jude investigators and is equipped with state-of-the-art conventional and spectral Flow Cytometry equipment including 8 cell sorters and 12 cell analyzers. We focus on moving science forward instead of cost recovery. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with investigators across all departments to move the mission forward and will be responsible for performing or assisting with the routine daily services and will also have the potential to train individuals institution-wide.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Independently perform daily assisted service for cell sorting, analysis, and sample preparation.
  • Capable of working with team or users in designing and optimizing panels for various research projects.
  • Conduct quality controls, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the Flow Cytometry equipment.
  • Provide quality data and interpretation to support the user's needs.
  • Follow and assist in developing the protocols and SOPs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the department and institution.

 

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant scientific area is required.

 

Minimal Experience

  • Five (5) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Two (2) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a Master’s degree.
  • No experience with a PhD.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in Flow Cytometry, especially in cell sorting, is highly preferred.

 

Preferred skills

  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Experience in performing multicolor flow cytometry is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of BD DIVA and/or Flowjo software is highly preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of users.
  • Experience in sterile and aseptic laboratory techniques
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Eagerness to learn and implement new techniques.

 

Senior Researcher:

Minimum Education and/or Training:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific area is required.

 

Minimum Experience:

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

 

Preferred skills:

  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Experience in performing multicolor flow cytometry is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of BD DIVA and/or Flowjo software is highly preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of users.
  • Experience in sterile and aseptic laboratory techniques
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Eagerness to learn and implement new techniques.

 

 

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 $65,520 - $114,400 per year for the role of Lead OR Senior Researcher - Flow Cytometry.

 

Explore our exceptional benefits!

 

 

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

 

No Search Firms

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. Please do not call or email. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee or other representative at St. Jude via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place and approved by HR will result in no fee being paid in the event the candidate is hired by St. Jude.

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