High Throughput Screening Scientist in Chemical Biology & Therapeutics

Memphis, TN

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High Throughput Screening Scientist in Chemical Biology & Therapeutics

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is currently seeking a High Throughput Screening Scientist in Chemical Biology & Therapeutics.

The High Throughput Bioscience (HTB) Center at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital under Director and St. Jude Faculty Member Dr. Taosheng Chen, seeks a senior Biochemist/Biophysicist Scientist to design and implement high throughput biochemical/biophysical assays and screens, including developing direct binding assays to quantify compound-protein interaction.


The ideal candidate is familiar with high throughput screening and associated data analysis and quality control, and capable of developing/utilizing novel bioassays to solve challenging biology problems. The Scientist 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. The HTB Center consists of those with advanced training in biology, chemistry, and engineering who work together on target identification and validation, assay development, laboratory automation, high-throughput and high-content screening (up to 650K small molecules and genome-scale siRNAs), large-scale data processing, and management of scientific collaborations.


Minimum Education and/or Training:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific area is required.

Minimum Experience:

  • Seven (7) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a Bachelor's degree.
  • Five (5) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a Master's degree.
  • Three (3) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a PhD.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has a diverse, global patient population and workforce, built on the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our founder Danny Thomas envisioned a hospital that would treat children of the world—regardless of race, religion or a family’s ability to pay.  Learn more about our history and commitment.


Today, we continue the mission to advance cures and means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. As we accelerate this progress globally, we believe our legacy of diversity, equity and inclusion is foundational to success.  With the commitment of leaders at all levels of the organization, we strive to ensure the St. Jude culture, leadership approaches and talent processes are equitable and culturally responsive.  View our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report to learn about the hospital’s roots in diversity, equity and inclusion, where we are today and our aspirations for an even better future.

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