Researcher in Chemical Biology & Therapeutics

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Mississippi, US
Jun 05, 2021
Jul 30, 2021
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We are seeking a Researcher to join the laboratory of Dr. Taosheng Chen in the department of Chemical Biology & Therapeutics at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The researcher will assist in conducting experiments and analyzing data using techniques such as cell culture, Western blotting, chromatin immunoprecipitation, PCR, qPCR, protein purification, and microplate-based assays. Experience with one or more techniques is preferred, but not required. The work will be performed in a highly collaborative environment with communication among multiple teams, so excellent communication and organizational skills are required. Experience with programs such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is also a plus. Opportunity to co-author peer-reviewed publications.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a world-renowned institution that is recognized as one of the best places to work in the nation. As a premier center for research and treatment of childhood catastrophic diseases, we employ a diverse team of scientific and healthcare professionals dedicated to the promise of hope. Children from all 50 states and from around the world have come through the doors of St. Jude for treatment, and thousands more have benefited from our research.

The successful candidate will provide general research support to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and research staff with different experimental techniques.

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific area is required. Will also consider current students with an anticipated graduation date within 3 months of application. Verification of degree is required prior to start date.

  • Applicants with some exposure to an appropriate scientific field such as cellular or molecular biology are encouraged to apply.


Salary is highly competitive (comparable to industry) and employee benefits are outstanding. Relocation assistance is available. Working at St. Jude provides the opportunity to make a tangible difference to pediatric cancer patient care and survival and St. Jude has been consistently ranked in Fortune magazine's "100 Best Places to Work" list and is exceptionally positively reviewed on GlassDoor.

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