Nucleo-Protein Biochemistry Scientist - Kellogg Lab
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Nucleo-Protein Biochemistry Scientist - Kellogg Lab
Be at the forefront of the cryo-EM and gene editing revolution and contribute to developing next generation therapies for children. Top-tier compensation and benefits, highly professional and collaborative team environment with strong mentoring opportunities and exciting potential for career advancement.
Dr. Kellogg’s lab in the Department of Structural Biology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital seeks a Scientist to lead biochemical efforts related to the characterization and purification of novel nucleo-protein assemblies involved in genome integrity and organization.
The scientist will work in collaboration with the cryo-EM center as well as closely with Kellogg lab members to pioneer new research directions. This scientist will be given opportunities to travel in order to meet with collaborators and present at conferences. In addition, scientists will be given exploratory projects to establish new research directions in the areas of genome maintenance, DNA recombination, and DNA repair.
The Kellogg lab uses cutting edge Cryo-EM to investigate the molecular basis of genome modification and higher order genome structure. The Kellogg lab maintains a portfolio of ambitious projects (Science, 2023, Molecular Cell, 2023, Science, 2023, Nature, 2023, PNAS, 2022, Science, 2021, and more) which are supported by a generously funded and well-staffed research environment.
As one of the premier pediatric research institutions in the world, 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 that scientific progress is never halted from a lack of resources. At St. Jude, you will be part of a collaborative, bench-to-bedside environment where you can see, firsthand, how your science translates into survival for the children we serve.
The ideal candidate will be solutions-oriented, and display rigorous thinking and strong intellectual honesty in all aspect of their work. He/she will be team oriented and display a strong positive attitude even under time pressure, and will prioritize work that contribute to rapid scientific progress.
St. Jude provides competitive compensation packages, including top-tier health benefits (including vision and dental), retirement account contributions, educational support (including college savings plans), and family care support. Click here for a comprehensive list of general employee benefits. This opportunity requires relocation to Memphis, TN. Residents of Memphis enjoy a mild climate year-round, with a world class restaurant scene, vibrant cultural life, and affordable cost of living.
To virtually meet Dr. Kellogg, check out The Plunge, a Cryo-EM Podcast she and two colleagues developed, co-wrote, and co-hosted. Dr. Kellogg was also recently featured on Cryo-Talk to talk about her life & work.
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