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The Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (https://www.stjude.org/research/departments-divisions/pharmaceutical-sciences.html) invites applications for open rank positions within the Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences.   The division focuses on two thematic research areas: 1) pharmacogenomics-based precision medicine, and 2) cancer and infectious disease therapeutics. Understanding the basis of interindividual differences in response to drug therapy enables the individualized treatment of catastrophic diseases in children and is the foundation of our research mission. We are particularly interested in both basic, translational, and clinical scientists with the aspiration to develop innovative research programs in the areas of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacogenomics, with an emphasis on anticancer and anti-infective therapeutics in children. The Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences currently has 10 laboratory-based investigators, including two members of the National Academy of Medicine. Research within the Division is highly dynamic and impactful, attracting over $6M in NIH funding and producing over 80 publications annually. The division also houses the Clinical Pharmacokinetics laboratory, the Cancer Center Pharmacokinetics Shared Resource, and the Pharmacotyping Resource. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (www.stjude.org), a private nonprofit academic research institute and hospital, supports a range of research programs. The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.   St. Jude offers outstanding opportunities and support to collaborative research programs in pharmacogenomics, developmental therapeutics, cancer genomics, solid malignancies, hematological malignancies, brain tumor, infectious diseases, neurobiology, non-malignant hematology, bone marrow transplantation & immunology, late effects of cancer therapy, preclinical genetic models of pediatric disease, and computational biology. Interdisciplinary research programs, along with outstanding shared resources, facilitate collaborations among a highly collegial group of scientists across the institution.   These positions include full salary support, a generous start-up package, and an ongoing commitment of research support and space, laboratory resources, and support positions. The successful candidates are expected to establish and maintain vigorous, extramurally-funded, independent research programs. St. Jude provides outstanding core laboratory support and an unparalleled environment for collaborations among basic, translational, and clinical scientists and for the translation of discoveries from the lab into the clinic.   How to Apply Please submit a curriculum vitae, a concise summary of research contributions with links to three publications, a well-articulated research plan (3-5 pages), and three letters of support directly online.
Job ID
48404
Department
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Hiring Manager
Phillip Rogers
The Department of Psychology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is recruiting for an open-rank clinical track faculty position.  We are looking for pediatric psychologists or health psychologists with interest/experience in working with children with catastrophic illness.  This is a clinical-track faculty appointment, with majority effort dedicated to clinical activities including the provision of clinical care, supervision of clinical trainees, and clinical program development. A smaller research effort (typically 10 – 25%) allows for academic productivity with a wide variety of opportunities for collaboration both within Psychology and across the institution.   St. Jude is a tertiary care hospital focusing on children with catastrophic illness, including cancer, sickle cell disease and other hematologic disorders, HIV, and neurological disorders.  This position will focus primarily, though not exclusively, on the pediatric cancer population. Prior experience with this population is desirable but not required.  The position will focus on provision of intervention for pain, and candidates with specialized expertise in pain are preferred.    The Department of Psychology conducts a full range of clinical and research activities.  Staffing includes 20 psychologists, (14 pediatric psychologists and 6 pediatric neuropsychologists). We are an active training site, with training provided at the postdoctoral, internship, and graduate student levels. Learn more about the Department at https://www.stjude.org/research/departments/psychology.html.   Candidates must have a PhD or PsyD in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology from an APA-approved program with a doctoral internship, preferably APA-approved, and a post-doctoral fellowship as an applied psychologist. The psychologist will be required to have licensure as a psychologist with Health Service Provider designation in the State of Tennessee. We will consider candidates at any rank. Rank will be commensurate with previous experience.    St. Jude is an internationally recognized leader in research for children with catastrophic disease.  It has been consistently rated as one of the 100 best workplaces in the U.S. by Fortune magazine, was recently voted the number one place to work in academia by The Scientist magazine.  It is consistently rated as one of the top children’s hospitals for pediatric cancer by U.S. News and World Report. Salary and benefit packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.   Interested candidates should submit a current CV and cover letter with statement of interests directly online   Alternatively, the application materials noted above may be sent to:   Niki Jurbergs, PhD, Director, Psychology Clinic Department of Psychology St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Mail Stop 101 Memphis, TN 38105,   Email:PSYRecruit@stjude.org
Job ID
48361
Department
Psychology
Hiring Manager
Andrea Jurbergs
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a private not-for-profit institute, is a world-renowned institution engaged in cutting edge research and clinical care for patients with catastrophic childhood diseases. The Department of Hematology at St. Jude is recruiting for faculty positions at all levels to participate in patient care and clinical/translational research in the field of non-malignant pediatric blood disorders. The Department has excellent resources for patient care and research, and opportunities to collaborate with investigators in diverse biomedical fields. St. Jude has a highly successful clinical fellowship program and physician scientist training program. Associations with the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and the Department of Pediatrics at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital provide opportunities for research collaborations and medical education/teaching. Successful candidates will have an MD (or equivalent) degree, be board-certified or board-eligible in pediatric hematology/oncology and have clinical and research accomplishments in the areas of non-malignant hematology, including, for example, sickle cell disease, coagulation, bone marrow failure and general pediatric non-malignant blood disorders.   Memphis is a vibrant, thriving, and affordable city at the historic American crossroads of music, trade, food, and culture. St. Jude facilities and salaries are highly competitive, and a generous benefit package is included.   How to apply: Please submit a letter of inquiry and current CV directly online   Alternatively, the application materials listed above can be sent to: Dr. Mitchell Weiss, Chair Department of Hematology Dr.Clifford Takemoto, Chief, Division of Clinical Hematology c/o Deanna Walls Department of Hematology St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place MS #355 Memphis, TN 38105-3678 Email: HematologyRecruiting@stjude.org
Job ID
48449
Department
Hematology
Hiring Manager
Clifford Takemoto
The Department of Radiation Oncology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is seeking a medical physicist to join its faculty at the instructor, assistant, or associate member level. Appointment at the instructor, assistant or associate member level is based on experience and record of academic productivity and publications. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in medical physics, engineering, or related physical science. Certification in radiation oncology physics by ABR/ABMP/CCPM or eligibility for certification is highly desired. Foreign equivalencies for these qualifications will be considered if acceptable. The department is focused on research and treatment of pediatric patients with an emphasis on the treatment of brain, musculoskeletal, and solid tumors. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong interest in proton therapy and developing new methods of targeting, treatment planning, delivery, and toxicity modeling. There are opportunities for collaborations with basic and translational investigators in a number of cancer center programs. The position includes a significant commitment of resources allowing for protected research time and support. The department currently supports four full-time medical physics faculty, six clinical physicists, four dosimetrists, two medical physics assistants and dedicated engineering, information systems, and research staff, inclusive of research scientists, post-doctoral fellows, and clinical research associates. The department includes five full-time pediatric radiation oncologists and supportive nursing and therapy teams. The department is one of the largest pediatric radiation oncology facilities in the world and treats approximately 300 children, adolescents, and young adults each year. The department has 45,000 square feet of clinical space that includes a dedicated clinic, treatment planning, therapy, and anesthesia support. There are two linear accelerator systems with image-guidance and multiple imaging platforms (Spectral CT, PET/CT, 1.5T MR and 3.0T MR simulators) dedicated to treatment planning and on-treatment assessment. The St. Jude Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center includes a synchrotron, high-energy beam transport, two gantry rooms and a fixed beam room. Each room is equipped with high-precision patient positioning, volumetric CBCT image-guidance systems, and dedicated pencil-beam scanning nozzles. Video-based surface image guidance is also available. The proton therapy center is the first in the world dedicated solely to the treatment of children with cancer. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a letter outlining their career plans and interests, and the names of three references directly online.   Alternatively, the application materials listed above can be sent directly to: Chia-Ho Hua, Ph.D. Member, Department of Radiation Oncology St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, MS 210 Memphis, TN 38105 (901) 595-3610 Chia-ho.hua@stjude.org  
Job ID
48217
Department
Radiation Oncology
Hiring Manager
Chia-Ho Hua
St Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a private, not-for-profit institute that is internationally recognized for its commitment to providing state of the art clinical services, while performing innovative basic and patient-directed research. St. Jude is the first and only pediatric cancer center to be designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. We seek a highly motivated, faculty-level investigator (clinician scientist or clinician track) with training in hematology and oncology or clinical genetics and a strong interest and experience in hereditary predisposition to cancer. The faculty member will be housed in the Division of Cancer Predisposition, a unique Section within the Department of Oncology that is solely dedicated to the evaluation and management of children and families at increased genetic risk for cancer. The Division provides a highly collaborative and interactive environment where the faculty member will have ample opportunities to participate in clinical, educational and translational research initiatives centered around clinical germline genomics and the incorporation of germline genomic information into patient care. As an integral member of a team of other physician-investigators, advanced practice providers, genetic counselors and nurses, the faculty member will be able to carry out clinical and research projects focused on advancing understanding of childhood cancers and improving upon their treatment. The faculty member will have access to research assistants, computational biologists, genome scientists, and many other essential resources, which will facilitate their research investigations and ensure their success. This is a remarkable opportunity to be part of a positive workplace where all employees, regardless of their role, share the same commitment to make a difference in the lives of children with cancer and other catastrophic illnesses. St. Jude is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” and is No. 9 on the 2018 Glassdoor “Best Place to Work” list for companies with 1,000 or more employees. This position is based in Memphis, TN with relocation assistance available. The facilities and salaries are competitive, and a generous benefit package is included. Memphis is a family-friendly metropolitan area that is recognized for its world-class music, food and hospitality. Mild winters and beautiful green spaces are part of the reasons why Forbes recently named Memphis the 4th happiest city in which to work. A letter of inquiry and CV should be submitted directly online.   Alternatively, the letter of inquiry and  CV can be sent to: Kim E. Nichols, MD St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Mailstop 1170 Memphis TN 38105-2794 Telephone: 901-595-8385 Email: kim.nichols@stjude.org
Job ID
47937
Department
Oncology
Hiring Manager
Kim Nichols
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is seeking an ABRR certified or ABRR eligible radiologist with subspecialty fellowship training in Pediatric Radiology or Oncologic Imaging for a full-time faculty position in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging - Body Imaging Section.  A CAQ in Pediatric Radiology is desirable. Applicants must qualify for medical licensure in the State of Tennessee and must be eligible for a DEA license. Teleradiology remote services are provided for after hours and weekends, with St. Jude radiologists providing back-up call on an as needed and rotating basis.   An ideal candidate will have a strong interest in pediatric oncologic imaging. Several career tracks are available including clinical, research and clinician-scientist. Interpersonal skills, a collaborative nature and clinical acumen are essential. Academic rank will depend on qualifications and experience.   There is a plethora of exceptional resources that SJCRH and the Department of Diagnostic Imaging have to offer.  This includes a team of biostatisticians dedicated to imaging research, our Scientific Editing service, state of the art imaging equipment (which include 3T and 1.5T MRI machines, PET imaging supported by an on-site cyclotron and dual-energy CT imaging etc.), a rapidly growing imaging post-processing lab (Vision Lab) staffed with dedicated post processing specialists, and a departmental team of experienced clinical research assistants, MR and IT scientists, medical physicists and a group of nationally and internationally renowned academic radiologists.   St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St. Jude does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, sex, genetic information, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, veteran’s status or disabled veteran’s status with respect to employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment. St. Jude engages in affirmative action to increase employment opportunities for minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.   Job Requirements: The preferred candidate must have an MD, DO or equivalent degree, be board certified by the American Board of Radiology and fellowship trained in pediatric radiology. A CAQ in pediatric radiology is strongly preferred. Applicants must qualify for medical licensure in the State of Tennessee.   Clinical responsibilities include: - Provide diagnostic services interpreting body CT, MRI, ultrasound,DEXA, conventional radiographs, fluoroscopy. - Cardiac MRI and/or nuclear medicine skills are a plus but not required. - Prescribe examinations for body imaging procedures. - Provide direction to Diagnostic Imaging technologists regarding body imaging procedures, when needed. - Provide consultation services to clinical staff and faculty regarding indications for imaging procedures and interpretation of imaging procedures. - Participate in and present imaging in weekly multidisciplinary conferences. - Work with one or more Diagnostic Imaging faculty colleague in the reading room daily. - Participate in night/weekend call work rotation to provide back-up to after-hours imaging services when remote,teleradiology services are not possible (such as for fluoroscopy). - Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to perform/supervise and interpret diagnostic imaging procedures obtained on any age child and young adults.   Interested candidates should submit a CV directly online.   For more information, contact: Leslie S. Jones, MPH Manager, DI Academic & Recruiting Services e-mail: Leslie.jones@stjude.org    
Job ID
46707
Department
Diagnostic Imaging
Hiring Manager
Mary Elizabeth McCarville
The rapidly expanding Hospitalist Medicine Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is seeking Clinical Faculty to join our growing team. Our Hospitalist Program is set in a world-class medical environment and allows for hands on patient experiences covering a full range of hematology and oncologic diagnosis. St. Jude is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work ” and was No. 9 on the 2018 Glassdoor “Best Place to Work” list for companies with 1,000 or more employees. We are recruiting highly motivated individuals, committed to clinical excellence, to join our growing Hospitalist Medicine Program as a member of the clinical faculty. Our clinical faculty in hospitalist attend on the St. Jude chemotherapy service, staff consultations with fellows, and treat patients in the inpatient and outpatient acute care setting. As an integral member of the hospitalist team, the faculty member will be responsible for working with the nursing staff, advanced practice practitioners, primary oncologists, and subspecialty physicians to ensure quality clinical care for St. Jude patients. In the hospitalist role faculty have flexible schedules with a mixture of clinical shift types. Opportunities exist for clinical research, quality and patient safety initiatives, and clinical education. The environment provides ample opportunities for teaching and education of trainees. Faculty appointments are housed in the Department that aligns best with a candidates area of clinical/research focus.   The offered faculty rank will be determined based on the chosen candidate's qualifications. An Associate Program Director position is available to an interested and experienced candidate. St. Jude is located in Memphis, TN. Memphis is a family-friendly metropolitan area recognized for its world-class music, food, and hospitality. Cost of living is one of the biggest attractions; in fact, Money listed Memphis as one of the least expensive cities in which to raise a child. Mild winters and beautiful green spaces are part of the reasons why Forbes recently named Memphis the 4th happiest city in which to work.   Relocation assistance is available. Questions about the position can be directed to Liza-Marie Johnson MD, MPH, MSB, Program Director, Hospitalist Medicine at liza.johnson@stjude.org. Interested applicants can apply by submitting a CV directly online.
Job ID
46093
Department
Hospitalist Program
Hiring Manager
Liza-Marie Johnson
The Division of Endocrinology in the Department of Pediatric Medicine at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is seeking outstanding candidates for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Member. This is an exceptional career opportunity for a highly motivated, academically driven pediatric endocrinologist, anxious to work in an exceptionally well-funded, collaborative, and encouraging institution alongside premier clinicians, basic science researchers and staff. Applications are being accepted on the clinical faculty track for highly qualified, board certified pediatric endocrinologists. This position is being added to a fully staffed team consisting of two pediatric endocrinologists, two mid-level providers and a growth hormone case manager. The position requires forward-thinking to build on St. Jude’s foundation of excellence within an interdisciplinary environment. The successful applicant should be a physician with an MD or DO degree, have successfully completed an accredited residency and hold board certification in pediatric endocrinology, and eligible for medical licensure in Tennessee.   The Division of Endocrinology at St. Jude is a consult service that specializes in the evaluation and management of children with endocrine conditions related to childhood cancers, brain tumors and hematological disorders. Clinical responsibilities are limited to patients receiving outpatient and inpatient care at St. Jude and do not involve any off-campus coverage and/or satellite clinics. Inpatient, outpatient and on-call coverage of the Endocrinology service over the weekdays and weekends is required and is shared among clinicians in the Division.   St. Jude offers an exceptional environment for the delivery of outstanding and highly collaborative clinical care and unique opportunities for the pursuit of clinical research, particularly in the area of cancer-related endocrinopathies. St. Jude leads some of the world’s largest survivorship research programs and successful candidates with an interest in the investigation of endocrine outcomes in childhood cancer survivors will be encouraged to seek a joint appointment with the Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control and to participate in these areas. This may involve research collaborations with St. Jude LIFE, an unprecedented research study that brings long-term childhood cancer survivors back to St. Jude for regular health screenings throughout their adult lives. Faculty rank will be commensurate with previous training and experience. Compensation is very competitive and commensurate with experience. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a private nonprofit academic research institution with a mission to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. We value diversity among our faculty, are committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups and women. St. Jude is located in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee, a vibrant and friendly city at the historic crossroads of music, trade, food, and culture. Forbes recently named Memphis as the 4th happiest city in which to work, and Money magazine listed Memphis as one of the least expensive cities in which to raise a child. St. Jude is consistently highly ranked in the U. S. News Best Children’s Hospital’s for Pediatric Cancer and in Fortune magazine’s list of 100 best places to work.   To apply, candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, and three reference letters directly online.   Alternatively,  the application materials listed above can be sent to: Angela Delaney, MD, Division Director Department of Pediatric Medicine, Division of Endocrinology St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place MS # 737 Memphis, TN 38105-3678 E-mail: angela.delaney@stjude.org
Job ID
44503
Department
Endocrinology
Hiring Manager
Angela Delaney Freedman
The Department of Diagnostic Imaging at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has established an expansive and multicomponent new imaging research initiative, directed by Dr. Zoltan Patay, whose mission is to understand and treat catastrophic childhood neurological disease. A key component of this enterprise is the Multimodal Functional Brain Imaging and Neurorehabilitation, directed by Dr. Ranganatha Sitaram. This new program integrates multimodal functional brain imaging with experimental and computational neuroscience techniques to understand and characterize adverse changes in brain function and network dynamics due to pediatric cancer and its treatment, and to innovate novel techniques of neurorehabilitation to mitigate the effects.    The Multimodal Functional Brain Imaging and Neurorehabilitation is recruiting one faculty level academic imaging researcher. This recently developed clinical research program is rapidly growing, requiring experts in the clinical and translational applications of neuroimaging, neuromodulation and neurostimulation. Candidates with expertise in different modalities of brain imaging, computational and experimental neuroscience, and neurorehabilitation will be considered. Substantial resources are available to build a successful program. This position will be research focused, in collaboration with clinicians and other researchers.   Candidates should have the following: a PhD or equivalent degree and proven productivity as a principal or co-investigator in basic and translational neuroscience. Faculty appointment will be commensurate with demonstrated experience, publication productivity, participation in academic activities nationally and internationally, and leadership skills.   The essential duties of this position include: 1. Build a team and establish a multimodal brain imaging with functional MRI and/or MRS, EEG/MEG, fNIRS; neurofeedback and neurostimulation; and computational modeling approaches; 2. Establish a regional center of excellence for the cross-sectional and longitudinal assessment of patients with the above methods; 3. Develop strategic partnerships; 4. Actively publish empirical and theoretical research findings, and patent novel techniques. 5. Participate in general activities of the Multimodal Functional Brain Imaging and Neurorehabilitation program.   St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a private, not-for-profit institute that is internationally recognized for its dedication to performing cutting edge research and providing state of the art clinical services, with the goal to improve the outcome for children with catastrophic diseases.   We value diversity among our faculty, are committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups and women.   St. Jude is located in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee, a vibrant and friendly city at the historic crossroads of music, trade, food, and culture. Forbes recently named Memphis as the 4th happiest city in which to work, and Money magazine listed Memphis as one of the least expensive cities in which to raise a child.  St. Jude is consistently highly ranked in the U. S. News Best Children’s Hospital’s for Pediatric Cancer and in Fortune magazine’s list of 100 best places to work.   How to apply: Interested candidates should submit a CV and brief statement of interest directly online.   Alternatively, application materials can be submitted via email to: Ranganatha Sitaram, PhD Multimodal Functional Brain Imaging and Neurorehabilitation Hub Ranganatha.sitaram@stjude.org
Job ID
44352
Department
Diagnostic Imaging
Hiring Manager
Ranganatha Sitaram
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has established an expansive and multicomponent new Translational Neuroscience Initiative, directed by Dr. J. Paul Taylor, whose mission is to understand and treat catastrophic childhood neurological disease. This new program integrates basic and clinical neuroscience and includes strategic partnerships with industry and foundations to achieve this goal. A key component of this enterprise is the Center for Experimental Neurotherapeutics (CENT), directed by Dr. Richard Finkel. The CENT is recruiting two academic clinician scientists. Our recently developed clinical program is rapidly growing into additional promising areas of translational neuroscience, especially neurometabolic disorders and the ataxias. Candidates with expertise in other areas of Neurology with high unmet need will also be considered. Substantial resources are available to build a successful program. These positions will be largely research focused, with some relevant clinic time expected. There is no inpatient Neurology attending requirement. Candidates should have the following: an MD or equivalent degree, with the ability to practice medicine in the state of Tennessee; current certification in Neurology by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry or the equivalent; and proven productivity as a principal investigator in early and mid-phase clinical trials. Having experience with antisense oligonucleotides and AAV-mediated gene therapy would be an advantage.   Faculty appointment will be commensurate with demonstrated clinical trial experience, publication productivity, participation in academic activities nationally and internationally, and leadership skills. The essential duties of this position include: 1. Build a team and establish a clinical trial program in your area of expertise; 2. Establish and direct a regional center of excellence clinic for the longitudinal assessment of patients with your targeted diseases; 3. Develop strategic partnerships; 4. Participate in general activities of the CENT. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a private, not-for-profit institute that is internationally recognized for its dedication to performing cutting edge research and providing state of the art clinical services, with the goal to improve the outcome for children with catastrophic diseases. We value diversity among our faculty, are committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups and women. St. Jude is located in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee, a vibrant and friendly city at the historic crossroads of music, trade, food, and culture. Forbes recently named Memphis as the 4th happiest city in which to work, and Money magazine listed Memphis as one of the least expensive cities in which to raise a child. St. Jude is consistently highly ranked in the U. S. News Best Children’s Hospital’s for Pediatric Cancer and in Fortune magazine’s list of 100 best places to work. How to apply: Interested candidates should submit a CV and brief statement of interest directly online. Alternatively, application materials can be submitted via email to: Richard S. Finkel, MD Director, Center for Experimental Neurotherapeutics Richard.finkel@stjude.org  
Job ID
44103
Department
Ctr for Exp Neuro Therapeutics
Hiring Manager
Richard Finkel
The Department of Pathology at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is seeking a clinical pathologist at the Assistant, Associate or Full Member level. The position is on the ‘Clinician’ track, with 75% effort devoted to clinical service, directing clinical hematology and coagulation laboratory services, with opportunities for involvement in transfusion medicine. St. Jude Pathology is a leader in innovative diagnostic techniques and high-quality laboratory medicine, and our clinical laboratories provide state-of-the art support to patient care, with abundant opportunities for collaborative academic activities. The department achieved ISO15189 accreditation in 2016, the first children’s hospital in North America to gain this status. St. Jude provides a rich academic environment, with a unique set of diagnostic challenges and a mission to develop new ways to cure pediatric patients with catastrophic diseases; 25% of the position will be devoted to clinical research.   The successful candidate will have the appropriate training and certification with the American Board of Pathology and have a record of scholarly achievements. Additional training, experience or subspecialty certification in clinical hematology, hemostasis, or transfusion medicine is desirable.   St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is one of the premier pediatric cancer hospitals in the USA and has a large faculty of clinical and basic investigators organized into traditional academic departments. Strong interdepartmental programs are present in Infectious Diseases, Bone Marrow Transplant, Hematologic Malignancies, Solid Tumor Biology, Neuro-oncology, and Molecular Oncogenesis. Clinical and basic research activities are carried out in adjoining state-of-the-art buildings that provide an environment that fosters close collaboration between clinical and basic investigators.   Applicants should submit a letter of application, research statement, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees directly online.   Alternatively, application materials may be sent to: Randall Hayden, MD Division Director, Clinical Pathology, Department of Pathology St. Jude Children's Research Hospital MS #250 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105 Email: Randall.Hayden@StJude.org
Job ID
43888
Department
Pathology
Hiring Manager
Randall Hayden
The Division of Anesthesiology within the Department of Pediatric Medicine at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital seeks a full-time, ACGME accredited pediatric anesthesiology fellowship trained BC/BE pediatric anesthesiologist. Candidate must be eligible for a State of Tennessee medical/osteopathic license. This is a faculty-level position and is open to Assistant, Associate or Full Member (equivalent to Assistant/Associate/ Full Professor in a medical school setting). Rank will be offered at a level commensurate to your experience. As a faculty member, you’ll experience the benefits of working in an environment where patient care and treatment are prioritized above all else. This is a remarkable opportunity to be part of a collaborative workplace where all employees share the same commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. St. Jude is ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” since 2010 and is ranked a ‘Leader in Pediatric Oncology’ by US News and World Report since 2008. We are the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center devoted solely to children, offering specialized anesthesia services in oncology, pain management and other catastrophic diseases affecting children. Memphis is a vibrant city, recognized for its world-class music, food, and hospitality. The temperate climate allows for year-round recreation and family-friendly activities. Memphis is home to NBA Basketball, minor league baseball, PGA – FedEx St. Jude Classic, collegiate sports, and the new USL team, Memphis 901 FC. CNN lists Memphis as the best place in the world to visit in May, and it is easy to do what you enjoy because Memphis is listed as the most affordable U.S. city to live in by Money Crashers in 2019!   To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae directly on-line   Alternatively, send to: Michael J. Frett, MD Division of Anesthesiology 262 Danny Thomas Place, MS # 130 Memphis, TN 38105-3678 Phone: 901-595-4032 Fax: 901-595-4061 Email address: michael.frett@stjude.org Website: https://www.stjude.org/frett
Job ID
43772
Department
Anesthesiology
Hiring Manager
Michael Frett
The Comprehensive Cancer Center at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is launching a major recruiting effort for multiple laboratory-based faculty at the FULL, ASSOCIATE and ASSISTANT levels as we undergo a significant expansion of our basic and translational research programs. We are seeking creative and collaborative scientists with vibrant research programs focused on 1) diverse areas of basic science with relevance for cancer; 2) translational, laboratory-based investigation related to pediatric brain tumors and solid tumors; and 3) translational, laboratory-based investigation related to hematological malignancies as part of a newly formed Center for Excellence in Leukemia Studies.   St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a world-class research institution dedicated to pediatric cancer and other catastrophic diseases of childhood. We are the first and only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children and have been recognized with the highest possible ranking of “exceptional” in our two most recent five-year reviews by the NCI. Our mission is to advance research and cures for pediatric cancer, the number one cause of death by disease for U.S. children past infancy.   St. Jude is a highly interactive environment offering its faculty a remarkable opportunity to perform cutting-edge independent and collaborative research while receiving long-term institutional support past start-up to facilitate innovation and discovery. As a member of the Cancer Center, you will also have access to extensive, state-of-the-art shared resources staffed by PhD-level scientists and will join a collaborative network of basic, translational, and clinical investigators conducting high-impact, interdisciplinary research. Investigators have access to resources developed at St. Jude relevant to pediatric cancer, including genomic data in St. Jude Cloud and extensive repositories of patient-derived xenografts matched to primary patient samples and data.   Academic Departments and Divisions Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion We value diversity among our faculty, are committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups and women. In the past five years, St. Jude has ranked one of the “Best Workplaces for Women,” as well as one of the “Best Workplaces for Diversity.” St. Jude is consistently ranked on Glassdoor's “Best Place to Work” list for companies with 1,000 or more employees.
Job ID
43741
Department
Oncology
Hiring Manager
Charles Roberts
The Department of Oncology is recruiting a full-time clinical faculty member to join the Leukemia/Lymphoma Division at the Assistant or Associate Member level (equivalent to the ranks of Assistant and Associate Professor in a traditional medical school/university system) on the Clinical Faculty track.   This physician will develop clinical expertise and provide clinical care to children with leukemia and lymphoma. He or she will also participate in clinical research studies and collaborate with other investigators in the Hematological Malignancies Program. He or she will attend on the inpatient service approximately 8 weeks per year, in addition to outpatient clinical duties. The Clinical Faculty track can provide 10-25% protected time for other interests, including teaching, quality improvement initiatives and research, or clinical research.   Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in pediatric hematology/oncology and those with advanced training in leukemia are preferred.   The vision of the Leukemia/Lymphoma Division is to serve as an international resource and center of excellence for research and treatment of childhood hematological malignancies. Through collaboration with members of the Hematological Malignancies Program, other programs of the St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center, and colleagues in the Children’s Oncology Group, we strive to conduct unparalleled basic, translational, and clinical research and to provide unsurpassed medical care. Our ultimate goal is to develop novel therapeutic approaches that will advance the cure rates of our patients and improve their quality of life.     A letter of inquiry and current CV can be submitted directly online.   Alternatively, a letter of inquiry and CV can be sent to: Jeffrey Rubnitz, MD, PhD Director, Leukemia/Lymphoma Division Department of Oncology St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place MS 260 Memphis, TN 38105-3678 Jeffrey.Rubnitz@stjude.org
Job ID
43129
Department
Oncology
Hiring Manager
Jeffrey Rubnitz
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory medicine at St. Jude Children's Hospital is seeking an anatomic pathologist at the assistant, associate or full member level. Applicants should have a strong interest in the diagnosis and biology of pediatric solid tumors. While the main component of the position is devoted to the diagnostic service, there will be opportunities for independent research studies and collaborative research within the Developmental Biology and Solid Tumor Program, and the successful candidate will have a leading role in a new DBSTP initiative on the use of methylation profiling for the classification of pediatric solid tumors.   St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is one of the premier pediatric cancer hospitals in the United States and has a strong faculty of clinical and basic investigators organized into academic departments. Strong interdepartmental programs are present in pediatric solid tumors, hematological malignancies, neuro-oncology / development neurobiology, and molecular oncogenesis. Clinical and basic research activities are carried out in adjacent state-of-the-art buildings on the St. Jude campus, which provides an environment to foster close collaboration between clinical and basic science investigators.   Applicants should submit a letter of application, a copy of their curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees directly online.   Alternatively, the application materials  listed above can be sent to: Dr. D.W. Ellison, Chair - Department of Pathology St. Jude Children's Research Hospital MS 250 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN  38105   Initial inquiries may be directed to Dr. Ellison, Department of Pathology via phone: 901-595-3538 or e-mail: david.ellison@stjude.org
Job ID
42752
Department
Pathology
Hiring Manager
David Ellison
The Department of Chemical Biology and Therapeutics (CBT) at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital invites applications for an Open Rank Faculty position in Chemical Biology. We seek creative applicants with bold vision and demonstrated excellence in research at the interface of Chemistry, Biology and Medicine.   The faculty rank of candidates will be commensurate with their experience.   St. Jude offers generous start-up packages, including full salary for faculty and support staff; equipment funds; state-of-the-art chemical and computational facilities; and access to cutting-edge institutional shared resources. For additional information visit: https://www.stjude.org/research/departments-divisions/chemical-biology-therapeutics.html   A curriculum vitae, concise summary of research contributions with links to three publications, well-articulated research plan (3-5 pages), and names and contact information of three references (for assistant member positions) should be submitted directly online.
Job ID
42555
Department
Chemical Biology & Therapeutic
Hiring Manager
Natalie Racine
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, founded in 1962, is the first and only cancer center solely focused on pediatric cancer. The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay   The Department of Biostatistics at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital invites applications for multiple faculty positions at the Instructor, Assistant or Associate Member (equivalent to Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor) level,  depending on qualifications and experience.   We are looking for candidates with collaborative research interests in psychology, neurocognitive research, cancer clinical trials, clinical and molecular infectious diseases, immunology and basic science research. Desirable candidates should have experience and expertise in clinical trial designs focusing on early phase trials, precision oncology trials and pragmatic trials, psychometrics, causal inference, omics data and innovative statistical modeling in clinical and basic science. Expertise of artificial intelligence and machine learning in medicine, and real-world evidence would be a plus.   The department currently consists of fifty-eight faculty and staff: eleven faculty, three post-doctoral fellows, twenty-five master’s level biostatisticians, eight computer scientists and several administrative staff.   Applicants must demonstrate excellent oral and written communications skills, have interest in biomedical collaborations, and be proficient in statistical computing. Compensation and benefits are very competitive and commensurate with experience.   Interested candidates should submit (1) a letter of interest that addresses the qualifications for this position; (2) a curriculum vitae including the names of three references, and; (3) a research statement directly on-line.   In addition, please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent via email to: Dr. Li Tang (Li.Tang@stjude.org)    
Job ID
42546
Department
Biostatistics
Hiring Manager
Motomi Mori
The Department of Immunology seeks applicants for a faculty position  in Neuro-Immune Interactions at a rank commensurate with one’s qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will establish a research program in neuro-immunology with the potential to interact with investigators in our highly collaborative department, the Department of Developmental Neurobiology, and the newly established Division of Experimental Therapeutic Pediatric Neurology.   Candidates with expertise in neuro-inflammation, brain-immune axis, and related areas are urged to apply.   St. Jude offers a remarkable opportunity to perform cutting edge research with outstanding institutional support and exceptional shared core facilities in an environment of open collaboration. Successful applicants will present a vibrant research program with potential for interaction within the department and across the institution.   Interested applicants should submit a CV, a letter of research interests, and contact information for three references directly online, OR submit to: Douglas R. Green, PhD Chair, Dept. Immunology St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place; MS 351 Memphis, TN 38105-3678 Douglas.Green@stjude.org
Job ID
42369
Department
Immunology
Hiring Manager
Douglas Green
The Department of Developmental Neurobiology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (St. Jude) starts a new recruitment search that will focus on exceptional and creative scientists for a FACULTY position in our newly formed Division of Neuronal Cell Biology. We are seeking an investigator to lead a multidisciplinary research program applying cell biological, cutting-edge optical imaging and mechanistic approaches to decipher neuronal development and function. Areas of interest include mechanisms underlying genome organization, neuronal motility, axon or dendrite morphogenesis, physiology of neuronal trafficking events, synaptogenesis, cell biology of synaptic transmission, and how these processes occur in vivo systems or are perturbed in neurodevelopmental disorders. Early career investigators interested in contributing to a culture of excellence at St. Jude are particularly encouraged to apply.   St. Jude offers a highly interactive research environment with plentiful collaborative opportunities across our basic research and clinical departments, as well as access to state-of-the-art institutional shared resources managed by highly engaged Ph.D. level scientists. Developmental Neurobiology investigators have access to specialized departmental shared resources that include cutting edge live cell imaging, image processing & image data science, human stem cells, cell sorting and advanced animal behavior assessment. Our institutional commitment to lead in the cutting-edge imaging required for Neuronal Cell Biology includes investments in advanced systems like Lattice Light Sheet & MOSAIC microscopes, Helios and Teneo 3D electron microscopes, multiphoton microscopes with resonant scanning and optogenetic capabilities as well as a variety of super-resolution modalities.   We offer highly competitive packages, including substantial startup funds, equipment, laboratory space, personnel support and institutional support beyond the start-up phase. The department is in St. Jude’s Advanced Research Center, a new 625,000 Sq. ft. facility expressly designed to house cutting-edge technologies and resources to transform science and accelerate discoveries.   Faculty positions at the Associate Member level or above may be considered. Successful applicants may hold a PhD and/or MD degree, have at least three years of relevant postgraduate experience, and a demonstrated track record of productivity.   Applicants will be assessed on rolling basis throughout the fall. First round of assessments will commence by October 15, 2021.   Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a 2-3 page summary of research interests, and the names of three references directly online or send to:   David Solecki, PhD and Stanislav S. Zakharenko, MD, PhD Department of Developmental Neurobiology St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105   Email: DNBFacultySearch@stjude.org
Job ID
39174
Department
Developmental Neurobiology
Hiring Manager
Charlette Hill
The Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control at Jude Children’s Research Hospital is recruiting a Faculty Member at the FULL, ASSOCIATE or ASSISTANT level as we expand our intervention work to prevent, remediate or ameliorate the physiological and functional consequences of cancer and cancer treatment. We are seeking a creative and collaborative scientist with a vibrant research program to work with a team in a clinical laboratory focused on understanding human performance, movement, and physical well-being in children with cancer and cancer survivors.    Our research uses state-of-art approaches to document adverse outcomes and to design interventions optimize health.  Our Department and associated Cancer Center Programs include a diverse team of investigators with expertise in epidemiology, oncology, psychology, neuropsychology, exercise science, rehabilitation, nursing, health behavior, neurology, cardiology, genetics, computational biology, and biostatistics.  We regularly collaborate across Cancer Center Programs, engaging with laboratory-based researchers to understand the biological mechanisms responsible for the late effects of childhood cancer and its treatment.  Our Department is home to both the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study with over 30,000 childhood cancer survivor participants diagnosed from 1970-1999 in North America, and the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study, with over 6000 clinically assessed childhood cancer survivors treated at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital between 1962 and 2012.  These foundational studies are funded by the National Cancer Institute and are unparalleled resources for research.    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a world-class research institution dedicated to pediatric cancer and other catastrophic diseases of childhood. We are the first and only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children and have been recognized with the highest possible ranking of “exceptional” in our two most recent five-year reviews by the NCI. Our mission is to advance research and cures for pediatric cancer, the number one cause of death by disease for U.S. children past infancy. St. Jude is a highly interactive environment offering its faculty a remarkable opportunity to perform cutting-edge independent and collaborative research while receiving long-term institutional support past start-up to facilitate innovation and discovery.   We value diversity among our faculty, are committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups and women. In the past five years, St. Jude has ranked one of the “Best Workplaces for Women,” as well as one of the “Best Workplaces for Diversity.” St. Jude is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” and is No. 9 on the 2018 Glassdoor “Best Place to Work” list for companies with 1,000 or more employees.   St. Jude is located in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee, a vibrant and friendly city at the historic American crossroads of music, trade, food, and culture. Mild winters and beautiful green outdoor spaces are part of the reasons why Forbes recently named Memphis the 4th happiest city in which to work. Cost of living and high quality of life are other attractions; in fact, Money magazine listed Memphis as one of the least expensive cities in which to raise a child. St. Jude facilities and salaries are highly competitive, and a generous start-up and benefit packages are included.   Learn more about us at www.stjude.org.   How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a 2-3 page summary of research interests directly online.   Alternatively, application materials can be emailed to Kiri.Ness@STJUDE.ORG, or sent to: Kirsten K. Ness, PT, PhD Member, Epidemiology and Cancer Control c/o Tracie Gatewood St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, MS 735 Memphis, Tennessee, 38105
Job ID
38938
Department
Epidemiology & Cancer Control
Hiring Manager
Leslie Robison

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