There is a reason St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” list. At our world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals share our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. There is a unique bond when you’re part of a team that gives their all to advance the treatments and cures of pediatric catastrophic diseases. The result is a collaborative, positive environment where everyone, regardless of their role, receives the resources, support and encouragement to advance and grow their careers.
The Department of Chemical Biology and Therapeutics has an Automation Technologist position available in the Compound Management Center. The Compound Management Center provides important services, enabling researchers across our campus to perform experiments that lead to the discovery of new treatments for catastrophic pediatric diseases.
As the successful candidate, you will have knowledge and experience using and maintaining lab automation instruments as well as keeping digital records. Your educational background will be in a relevant scientific background.
With your passion for laboratory automation and data integration, your work has spanned the fields of microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and HTS. Plus, you’re an organized critical thinker, with demonstrated capabilities in resource management, process optimization, and timely execution of high throughput, automated protocols.
You will be a vital part of the Compound Management operation, responsible for the use and maintenance of automated sample storage systems, automated liquid handlers, and fully integrated robotic systems. You will keep careful written records of all work performed, report QA/QC results, and present data to the Center and the Department.
Your responsibilities also include general sample management services including following standard operating procedures and best practices to prepare vials and tubes, transfer material into the vials and tubes, record results and transfer of prepared material to 96-well or 384-well plates for further processing on an automated liquid handler.
- Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific field related to laboratory automation, such as chemical engineering or biomedical engineering, required
- Laboratory and/or engineering experience required