The Department of Pathology at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is seeking a molecular pathologist at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Member level. The position is on the ‘Clinician’ track, with 75% effort devoted to clinical service. This recruitment is taking place at an exciting time in the development of our Molecular Pathology laboratory. Following on from the success of the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project, the department developed a clinical genomics laboratory with the facility to run whole genome, transcriptome, and exome sequencing on samples from our patients. Current clinical methods in development include DNA methylation profiling and novel approaches to the evaluation of circulating tumor DNA and minimal residual disease. St. Jude Pathology is a leader in innovative diagnostic techniques and high-quality laboratory medicine. The department achieved ISO15189 accreditation in 2016, the first children’s hospital in North America to gain this status.
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 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 send a letter of application, research statement, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees directly online, or to:
David Ellison MD PhD, Chair, Department of Pathology St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, MS #250 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105
The successful candidate will have the appropriate training and certification with the American Board of Pathology or American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics to contribute to the clinical service, and have a record of scholarly achievements.
More than just a job At St. Jude, we have one common goal: find cures for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases through research and treatment. We seek talented and diverse faculty and staff to continue to provide superior care, leading-edge research, and unmatched resources at no cost to the family.