St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Returning Candidates

Research Lab Spec - Oncology

Research Lab Spec - Oncology

Job ID 
37014
Department 
Oncology
Category 
Research
Job Location 
US-TN-Memphis

More information about this job

Summary

The focus of the Obeng Lab is the study of aberrant hematopoiesis. We are specifically interested in how hematopoietic stem cells maintain their adult stem cell state, how they differentiate into various types of mature blood cells, and how these cells are transformed into cancer cells. Our studies are performed using patient samples, murine models of myeloid malignancies, and human and murine cell lines.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the position will include assisting the principal investigator with the collection and analysis of data for specified research projects. Qualified applicants are expected to be able to perform molecular biology laboratory experiments with minimal supervision and to learn and develop new procedures. They should be able to properly conduct specific projects, maintain efficient laboratory operations, and train new laboratory personnel. Qualified applicants will be encouraged and expected to demonstrate an effort to increase their knowledge of a specific area of research and to participate in the presentation and/or publication of research results.  They should also be able to perform additional duties as assigned or directed in order to meet the goals and objectives of the department and the institution.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's degree in appropriate scientific field is required.

Minimum Experience

A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant post-degree work experience, with at least five (5) years at the Sr. Research Tech level, is required with a Bachelor's degree

 

A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant post-degree work experience, with at least (5) years at the Sr. Research Tech level, is required with a Master's degree

 

A minimum of four (4) years of relevant work experience including post-doctoral and/or technical staff experience is required with a Ph.D

 

BS/MS staff at the Senior Research Technologist level as of 5/12/2003 could be considered for promotion to Research Lab Specialist after five (5) years as a SJCRH Senior Research Technologist or an equivalent position in a similar research environment.

EEO

St Jude Memphis banner_5_4

 

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.

Stay connected

Not ready to apply? Become a St. Jude Career Insider to stay up-to-date on our opportunities.