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St. Jude is looking for a Director of Vector Production in Memphis, TN.

Resource that supports both pre-clinical and clinical studies aimed at providing a genetic cure for hemoglobinopathies including sickle cell anemia and beta thalassemia. The Director will manage a laboratory group of junior scientists and technical staff, collaborate with Departmental investigators, prepare budgets preparation and provide general oversight. Thus, strong organizational and interpersonal skills are highly desired. The successful candidate would also be proficient at scientific writing including manuscripts, grants and presenting their work at local and national/international meetings.

The Director will assist Department of Hematology faculty and staff to advance various gene therapy projects including preclinical studies and clinical trials, with a particular focus on hemoglobinopathies, will also participate in additional ongoing gene therapy projects for treating immunodeficiency disorders and hemophilia. The Director will assist in planning and execution of related studies, assist in grant applications and publications, and interact with GMP staff to serve as a scientific resource for clinical vector production. The Director will directly supervise several technical staff and have a designated laboratory space and engage in independent research related to vector science and gene therapy. Additional responsibilities to manage Institutional vector core facilities outside of the Hematology Department will be considered according to the candidate’s qualifications and interests.

To learn more, or to apply online, visit the St. Jude posting here.

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