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Bioimaging Research Specialist - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital - Memphis TN USA

At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, we know what can be achieved when the brightest scientific minds face the fewest barriers. That’s why we provide world-class facilities, state-of-the-art technologies, and extraordinary support for your research to ensure scientific progress is never halted from a lack of resources. 

Job Summary:

Our world-renowned Developmental Neurobiology Department has an exciting opportunity for a Bioimaging Research Specialist in the Solecki Group. In this role, you will dissect the interface between neuronal differentiation programs and cell polarity signaling at a cell biological and biophysical level. This is a unique opportunity to elucidate the cellular mechanisms for neuronal migration, adhesion and guidance by extracting meaningful data from an increasing flow of high-resolution neuronal imaging data.

You will have the opportunity to interact with experts from diverse backgrounds and collaborators from around the world. St. Jude is among a few institutes in the world with the capacity to interrogate biological questions through our in-house advanced imaging capabilities, including Lattice Light Sheet Microscopy, super-resolution imaging (SIM, PALM or STORM) and advanced 3D electron microscopy resources. Because of the strong use of imaging modalities for our research objectives, experience using quantitative time-lapse fluorescent microscopy to understand cell biology or biophysics is considered essential for your success. Experience utilizing CRISPR/Cas9 or familiarity MATLAB or Fiji analysis of microscopy data are strongly desired.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's degree in appropriate scientific field is required.

Minimum Experience:

A minimum of eight (8) years (post-degree) of relevant work experience, with five (5) years as a Senior Research Tech,  is required with a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field.
OR
A minimum of seven (7) years (post-degree) of relevant work experience, with five (5) years as a Senior Research Tech, is required with a Master's degree in an appropriate scientific field.
OR
A minimum of four (4) years (post-degree) of relevant work experience including post-doctoral and/or technical staff experience is required with a PhD in an appropriate scientific field.

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