We are seeking an industrious, self-motivated Researcher to join our in vivo imaging and therapeutics team. The Center for In Vivo Imaging and Therapeutics (CIVIT) provides cutting-edge preclinical imaging technology and related services to support research at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The successful candidate will work with scientists and other research personnel, supporting a wide array of pharmacology and 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.
Perform other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the department including bioluminescence imaging and technical procedures.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Biology, Zoology, Veterinarian/Animal Science, or a related scientific field.
Desired Skills and Abilities:
At least one year hands-on experience in the pharmaceutical industry or academic research setting.
Proficiency in murine husbandry and handling, various routes of administration, and tissue harvesting.
Knowledge of anatomy and aseptic surgical techniques.
Ability to work independently as well as coordinate with members of a multidisciplinary team.
Meticulous record keeping, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
Ability to anticipate problems and offer solutions.
Prior experience with bioluminescence or other preclinical imaging technologies.
What We Offer:
Salary is highly competitive (comparable to industry) and 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 "" list and is exceptionally positively reviewed on .
As of September 10, 2021, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment.
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