HCS Scientist opening at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


HTS Specialist, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

The High Throughput Bioscience (HTB) Center at St. Jude consists of members with advanced training in biology, chemistry, and engineering. We have professional experience in target identification and validation, assay development, high throughput screening, laboratory automation, and management of scientific collaborations. We are recruiting a senior level scientist in high throughput screening with experience in assay development and screening, or in high-content screening with experience in using imaging-based or flow-based instruments to fill an open position (Job title: HTS Specialist). The HTS Specialist reports to the Director of HTB Center, and is expected to independently lead and implement collaborative projects; present or publish research results; and assist the Center Director in managing the daily operation of the Center.

Minimum Education
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biology, chemistry, or a related field required. PhD in biological sciences with relevant postdoctoral training preferred.

Minimum Experience
Experience with assay development is required. Experience in high throughput screening (biochemical or cell-based) or high-content screening (imaging- or flow cytometry-based) and a strong publication record are a plus.
Seven (7) years of relevant experience is required with a Bachelor’s degree
Six (6) years of relevant experience is acceptable with a Master’s degree
At least two (2) years of relevant experience is acceptable with a PhD

Taosheng Chen, PhD
Member, Department of Chemical Biology and Therapeutics
Director, High Throughput Bioscience Center
MS 1000, Room E9054
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN, 38105-3678, USA
Email: taosheng.chen@stjude.org
Office: 901-595-5937
Fax: 901-595-5715