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Scientist/Lead Researcher in Neurobiology

Employer
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Location
Memphis, Tennessee
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Sep 25, 2022
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Job Details

Dr. Xinwei Cao is seeking a Scientist/Lead Researcher for her lab in the Department of Developmental Neurobiology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The Cao lab studies the molecular and cellular mechanisms that regulate the development of the vertebrate nervous system, with a special focus on the fundamental mechanisms governing the properties and functions of neural stem/progenitor cells. The Cao lab also investigates the molecular mechanisms and biological relevance of hypertranscription, a poorly understood phenomenon that involves a coordinated increase in the expression of the majority of the transcriptome.

As one of the premier pediatric diseases research institutes in the world, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital provides exceptional resources and a supportive environment for career development.

Competitive candidates should have a strong background in developmental biology and molecular biology and experience in molecular, cellular, biochemical, imaging, and/or computational techniques. Recent publication in relevant journals is required.

Responsibilities: Perform rigorous and innovative research using genetically-engineered animal models and relevant in vitro models.

Apply to be a part of the mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital; to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific area is required

Ph.D. Preferred

Minimum Experience

Scientist

Seven (7) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a Bachelor's degree.

Five (5) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a Master's degree.

Three (3) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a Ph.D.

First-author publication in relevant journals

Lead Researcher

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 is required with a Ph.D degree.

First-author publication in relevant journals

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Company

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas, is one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases. St. Jude is the first and only pediatric cancer center to be designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. Children from all 50 states and from around the world have come through the doors of St. Jude for treatment, and thousands more around the world have benefited from the research conducted at St. Jude - research that is shared freely with the global medical community. St. Jude is the only pediatric cancer research center where families never pay for treatments that are not covered by insurance. No child is denied treatment because of a family's inability to pay.

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