St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Preclinical Imaging Research Technologist in Memphis, Tennessee
The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Center for In Vivo Imaging and Therapeutics (CIVIT) provides cutting-edge imaging technology to complement the research efforts of SJCRH research laboratories.
We are seeking an industrious, self-motivated Research Technologist to join our Preclinical Imaging team. The successful candidate will work with scientists and other research personnel conducting a wide array of pharmacology, efficacy, and toxicology studies. The individual will assist with the collection and analysis of data for specified research projects, conduct specific, but limited projects and maintain efficient laboratory operations. The candidate will perform other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the department including bioluminescence/fluorescence in vivo imaging.
Superb organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to anticipate problems and offer solutions, proficiency in murine husbandry and handling, various routes of administration, and tissue harvesting preferred. Prior bioluminescent and fluorescent imaging experience is desired, but not required. Great organization skills and meticulous record keeping skills strongly desired. The ability to communicate and collaborate with members of a multidisciplinary teams and excellent interpersonal skills are highly preferred. Basic understanding of anatomy and aseptic surgical techniques preferred as well.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Animal Science, Biology, Zoology, Veterinarian Science, or a related field.
At least one year hands-on experience in an academic, biotechnology, or pharmaceutical research setting preferred.
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Posted Job Title: Preclinical Imaging Research Technologist
WITS Req ID: 38493
Posted Department: Center for Invivo Imaging and Therapeutics
Street: 262 Danny Thomas Place