Cell Culture Specialist

5 days left

Sep 28, 2016
Oct 26, 2016
Clinical, Research
Result Type
Full Time

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


Our world-renowned Developmental Neurobiology department has an exciting employment opportunity for a Cell Culture Specialist. In this role, you will have exposure to breakthrough stem cell technologies, pertaining to pluripotent stem cell based modeling of childhood brain tumors. This will include 2D and 3D neural differentiation systems, patient- specific iPSC-based cancer models, and CRISPR/Cas9-based genome edited PSC lines.


In this role, you are responsible for all aspects of mammalian cell culture, including media preparation, growth and maintenance of pluripotent stem cell cultures, cryopreservation, and performing optimized neural differentiation protocols. The job requires adherence to quality control measures for ensuring experimental consistency. You will be responsible for the cell culture work required to meet the demands of multiple concurrent projects in collaboration with our diverse faculty. Flexible work hours will be required. Experience with stem cell culture is highly preferred.

Minimum Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in appropriate scientific field is required.
Minimum Experience:
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant post-degree work experience, with at least five (5) years at the Sr. Research Tech level, is required with a Bachelor's degree
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant post-degree work experience, with at least (5) years at the Sr. Research Tech level, is required with a Master's degree
  • A minimum of four (4) years of relevant work experience including post-doctoral and/or technical staff experience is required with a Ph.D

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