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The Division of Experimental Hematology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is recruiting for a Full or Associate Member (equivalent to Professor or Associate Professor) to lead a research program in cellular and molecular hematology. Current interests in the Division include basic research in hematopoietic stem cell biology and developmental hematopoiesis as well as translational research in non-malignant hematology including sickle cell disease, bone marrow failure and pre-leukemia syndromes.   We are searching for candidates with expertise in hematopoiesis, including those who leverage induced pluripotent stem cells for studies of developmental hematopoiesis and blood diseases and other areas that complement existing Divisional research. Successful applicants must hold a PhD, MD and/or equivalent degree, have at least three years of relevant postgraduate experience, and have a proven track record of productivity.   The candidate is expected to direct a well-funded and productive research laboratory and to make seminal advances in the hematology field. Faculty rank will be commensurate with number of years of experience and accomplishments.   The Experimental Hematology Division at St. Jude includes a flourishing, interactive group of faculty with unparalleled resources for research and opportunities to collaborate with basic, translational and clinical investigators in diverse biomedical fields across the institution.   Memphis is a vibrant, thriving and affordable city at the historic American crossroads of music, trade, food and culture. St. Jude facilities, recruitment packages and salaries are highly competitive, and a generous benefit package is included.   A letter of inquiry and current CV should be submitted directly online, or sent to: Dr. John Crispino, Director of the Division of Experimental 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   stjude.org/explore-memphis
Job ID
46153
Department
Hematology
Hiring Manager
John Crispino
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is seeking a Neuroradiologist for a faculty position in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging - Neuroimaging Section. The preferred candidate must have an MD, DO or equivalent degree, board certification by the American Board of Radiology and be fellowship trained. A CAQ in neuroradiology is not required but is preferred. Applicants must qualify for medical licensure in the State of Tennessee and must be eligible for a DEA license.   St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a world-class center for research and treatment of potentially fatal childhood diseases, including cancer and certain blood, genetic, and immunodeficiency disorders. The hospital's mission is to advance cures and means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude is dedicated to providing outstanding patient care and to advancing the health of children through biomedical research.   The preferred candidate will have a strong interest in: - advanced diagnostic imaging of tumors of the central nervous system, - hematological disorders, or - neurodegenerative diseases in children   Academic rank will depend on qualifications and experience with available career tracks as a clinician or a clinician-scientist.   Within the Department of Diagnostic Imaging we offer: - state of the art imaging equipment including – - 3T and 1.5T MRI machines - PET imaging supported by an on-site cyclotron and dual-energy CT imaging - a rapidly growing advanced imaging post-processing lab staffed with imaging scientists and dedicated post processing specialists - dedicated medical and MRI physicists - a departmental team of experienced clinical research assistants - a group of nationally and internationally renowned academic radiologists   Additionally, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital offers a plethora of outstanding resources including: - a team of biostatisticians dedicated to imaging research - a grant management support office - a scientific editing service - preclinical imaging research opportunities including a small animal PET-CT and ultra-high-field MRI   Clinical work is carried out in an exceptionally well-organized, efficient, collaborative and collegial environment on a single campus. Teleradiology remote services are provided for after hours and weekends, with St. Jude radiologists providing back-up call only on an as needed and rotating basis (approximately 1 week every 2 months).   This is an extraordinary career opportunity for a highly motivated, academically driven neuroradiologist anxious to work in a well-funded, collaborative and encouraging institution with a perfect mission alongside with premier clinicians, basic science researchers and staff.   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 facilities and salaries are highly competitive, with generous start-up and benefit packages included.   How to Apply:    Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a 2-3 page summary of research interests directly online.   Alternatively, materials can be addressed to: Zoltan Patay, MD PhD Chair, Department of Diagnostic Imaging St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital  262 Danny Thomas Place, MS 220 Memphis, Tennessee, 38105 E-mail: Zoltan.Patay@stjude.org   If you have questions, please contact:  Leslie Jones, MPH Manager, DI Academic & Recruiting Services Department of Diagnostic Imaging E-mail: Leslie.jones@stjude.org  
Job ID
44490
Department
Diagnostic Imaging
Hiring Manager
Zoltan Patay
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
The Division of Endocrinology 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.     How to apply:   Interested candidate should submit a letter of interest, CV and three reference letters directly online.   Alternatively, the application materials can to 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   Angela.Delaney@stjude.org  
Job ID
44198
Department
Endocrinology
Hiring Manager
Amar Gajjar
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 Diagnostic Imaging at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is seeking candidates to apply for a vacant faculty position in the Research Track. The Research faculty track is reserved for outstanding scientists dedicated to advancing basic, translational, and clinical knowledge in support of the mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. A 75% or greater effort committed to research and scientific pursuit is anticipated. Collaboration is essential for scientific inquiry and expected; however, all faculty in this track are anticipated to develop a distinguished independent program of research.   lt is the explicit expectation that the successful applicant will serve as an outstanding and productive scientist within the area of molecular imaging research (radiotracer development, preclinical validation and clinical translation) and will rank among the upper tier in the nation within this field. Faculty members are anticipated to distinguish themselves through scientific impact, quality of innovation, national and international recognition and extramural grant funding. The successful candidate is expected to be committed to research and driving innovation to reimagine our molecular imaging research program with the mission to contribute to the understanding, diagnosis and treatment catastrophic childhood diseases.   This recruitment aligns with our efforts to determine how molecular imaging - PET imaging in particular - can have more impact on the clinical and basic science research initiatives across the institution. Hiring a dynamic, top-notch faculty who is committed to driving innovation in radiotracer development would be a tremendous addition to our existing and more than capable Molecular Imaging Core (radiochemists, engineers) hosted in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging. Such a faculty member would serve to open up exciting new research opportunities that we believe would be relevant to many of our institutional programs. Substantial resources, including an on-site cyclotron, lab space and state-of-the art clinical and preclinical PET/CT machines, are available to build a successful program. This position will be research focused, with collaboration with clinicians and other basic science researchers expected. Candidates should have the following: a PhD or equivalent degree in Chemistry or Radiochemistry and have proven productivity as a principal or co-investigator in research endeavors, preferably grant funded. Faculty level appointment will be commensurate with demonstrated experience, publication productivity, participation in academic activities nationally and internationally, grant-funding track record and leadership/management skills. The essential duties of this position include: 1. Build a world-class, innovative radiotracer development program aligned with the strategic directions of the institution and taking full advantage of the available on-site resources. 2. Develop an independent program of scientific inquiry in molecular imaging, show excellence within it and secure extramural grant funding to support the program. 3. Develop strategic partnerships and establish collaborative clinical and preclinical research projects within the institution and beyond. 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 outcomes for children with catastrophic diseases. We value diversity among our faculty, are committed to building a culturally diverse 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: Zoltan Patay, MD, PhD Endowed Chair, Department of Diagnostic Imaging zoltan.patay@stjude.org
Job ID
44149
Department
Diagnostic Imaging
Hiring Manager
Zoltan Patay
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. 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 or hemostasis 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
Lead your own innovative research program in an award-winning environment.   At St. Jude, we have one common goal: find cures for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases through research and treatment. We currently have an opportunity for a highly-motivated, experienced investigator focused on childhood cancer at mid-career to senior level (i.e., at the early Associate to Full level). As a lead member of our Psychology team, you will carry out your own research program with full access to our department and world-class institutional resources. With a primary research focus and a smaller (20%) clinical commitment expected, you’ll also mentor the research activities of other junior faculty in the department. - The specific area of research is open, and may relate to any areas of childhood cancer/psycho-oncology. Possible research areas could include adherence, health promotion and health outcomes research, survivorship issues, eHealth/mHealth interventions, sleep, pain, or palliative care/end of life. - Joint appointments to the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, and the University of Memphis Department of Psychology are available. The Department of Psychology at St. Jude conducts a full range of clinical and research activities. Staffing includes 64 FTE’s, including 20 faculty, roughly evenly split between Clinical Track (> 80% clinical effort) and Clinician Scientist Track (> 60% research effort). Additional staff include psychological examiners/psychometricians, research assistants, postdoctoral fellows, and administrative support. We are an active training site, with training provided at the postdoctoral, internship, and graduate student levels. Why St. Jude? When you work at St. Jude, you’ll experience the benefits of working in an award-winning environment where patient care and treatment are prioritized above all else. We offer a highly collaborative workplace where all employees, regardless of their role, share the same commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. St. Jude is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” and Glassdoor’s “Best Place to Work” list for companies with 1,000 or more employees. We offer a very competitive salary in addition to a startup allowance and a strong ongoing commitment of research support including space and personnel. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a current CV and cover letter with statement of interests directly online.   Alternatively, applications can be submitted to: Sean Phipps, PhD Chair, Department of Psychology Mailstop 740 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105   Email: sean.phipps@stjude.org.
Job ID
43802
Department
Psychology
Hiring Manager
Sean Phipps
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
St Jude Children’s Research Hospital has established an expansive and multicomponent new initiative in translational neuroscience, whose mission is to understand and treat catastrophic childhood neurological disease. This new initiative integrates basic and clinical neuroscience and includes partnerships with industry and foundations to achieve this goal. A key component of this enterprise is the Center for Pediatric Neurological Disease Research (CPNDR).   The CPNDR is currently recruiting for FACULTY positions. We seek an exceptional and creative scientist to lead an innovative laboratory-based research program using cutting-edge approaches to elucidate mechanisms and/or therapeutic strategies relevant to understanding and treating pediatric neurological disease. We are particularly interested in individuals using state of the art molecular neurobiology, including genomics, imaging approaches or disease modelling focused on the pathogenesis of pediatric neurological disease. Early career investigators interested in contributing to a culture of excellence at St. Jude are particularly encouraged to apply, although we will consider mid-career or later investigators with a strong record of independent research and funding.   The research environment at St. Jude is outstanding. CPNDR investigators have access to state-of-the-art institutional shared resources managed by Ph.D. level scientists. These are an integrated support structure for broad research endeavors including genomics, proteomics and computational biology, CRISPR-based genome manipulation, mouse modeling, iPS disease modelling, cell sorting, live cell imaging, and advanced image processing and analysis, among a variety of other specific departmental research opportunities. There are abundant opportunities for collaborative interactions with world-class basic science and clinical investigators. We offer very competitive packages, including generous startup funds, equipment, laboratory space, personnel support and institutional support beyond the start-up phase. Successful applicants will hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, have at least three years of relevant postgraduate experience, and a demonstrated track record of outstanding productivity with high scientific impact. St Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a private, not-for-profit institute that is internationally recognized for its commitment 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.   How to apply: Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a 2-3 page summary of research interests and the names of three references directly online.   Alternatively, the application materials can be sent via email to: marquetta.nebo@stjude.org  
Job ID
43662
Department
Ctr-Ped Neurological Dis Res
Hiring Manager
Marquetta Nebo
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. Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology, or a related discipline or clinical doctorate (Pharm.D., M.D.) and appropriate post-doctoral training.
Job ID
43669
Department
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Hiring Manager
Phillip Rogers
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 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 or Associate member (equivalent to Assistant/Associate 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, or send to: Michael J. Frett, MD Interim Director, 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
42408
Department
Anesthesiology
Hiring Manager
Michael Frett
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
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 track) with training in hematology and oncology and a strong interest in genetics to participate in clinical and research initiatives in cancer genomics. The faculty member will be housed in the Division of Cancer Predisposition, a newly formed Section within the Department of Oncology that is 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 and tumor genomics and the integration of genomic information into patient care. As an integral member of a team of other physician-investigators, genetic counselors and nurses, the faculty member will be able to carry out 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 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, or sent to: Kim E. Nichols, MD St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105-2794 Telephone: 901-595-8385 Email: kim.nichols@stjude.org
Job ID
34997
Department
Oncology
Hiring Manager
Kim Nichols
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
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is seeking a nuclear medicine physician or pediatric radiologist with expertise in nuclear medicine, and experience in oncologic imaging to join the Department of Diagnostic Imaging. This is a highly desirable full-time faculty position for the candidate interested in pursuing an academic career and performing clinical research in a stimulating atmosphere within a progressive and unique institution. Several faculty 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. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a world-class center for research and treatment of potentially fatal childhood diseases, including cancer and certain blood, genetic, and immunodeficiency disorders. The hospital's mission is to advance cures and means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude is dedicated to providing outstanding patient care and to advancing the health of children through biomedical research.   Clinical responsibilities include: - Providing diagnostic services interpreting nuclear medicine procedures including PET/CT - Provide nuclear medicine therapeutic services - Provide direction to Diagnostic Imaging technologists regarding 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 colleagues in the Reading Room. - Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to perform, supervise and interpret nuclear imaging procedures obtained on any age child and young adults. - Provide diagnostic services interpreting body CT, MRI, ultrasound, DEXA, conventional radiographs, fluoroscopy - Prescribe examinations for body imaging procedures - Participate in night/weekend call work rotation to provide back-up to after-hours imaging services when remote, teleradiology services are not possible.   Within the Department of Diagnostic Imaging we offer: - state of the art imaging equipment including – - 3T and 1.5T MRI machines - PET imaging supported by an on-site cyclotron radiochemistry facility - dual-energy CT imaging - a rapidly growing advanced imaging post-processing lab staffed with imaging scientists and dedicated post processing specialists - dedicated medical and MRI physicists - a departmental team of experienced clinical research assistants - a group of nationally and internationally renowned academic radiologists Clinical work is carried out in an exceptionally well-organized, efficient, collaborative, and collegial environment on a single campus. Teleradiology remote services are provided for after hours and weekends, with St. Jude pediatric radiologists providing back-up call on an as needed and rotating basis (approximately 1 week every 2 months). This is an extraordinary career opportunity for a highly motivated, academically driven nuclear medicine physician/pediatric radiologist desiring to work in a well-funded, collaborative and encouraging institution with a noble mission alongside premier clinicians, basic science researchers and staff.   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 facilities and salaries are highly competitive, with generous start-up and benefit packages included.   How to Apply: Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a 2-3 page summary of research interests directly online. Alternatively, materials can be addressed to: Zoltan Patay, MD, PhD Chair, Department of Diagnostic Imaging St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, MS 220 Memphis, Tennessee, 38105 E-mail: Zoltan.Patay@stjude.org If you have questions, please contact: Leslie Jones, MPH Manager, DI Academic & Recruiting Services Department of Diagnostic Imaging E-mail: Leslie.jones@stjude.org
Job ID
38557
Department
Diagnostic Imaging
Hiring Manager
Zoltan Patay

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