Director-Bioimage Analysis Center

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA

Job ID 38440


We’re recruiting a Director for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s BioImage Analysis Center. This critical role requires a strong leader with proven interdisciplinary experience to assemble a team of computational scientists and establish the computational infrastructure to meet institutional needs to analyze and quantitate microscopy imagery at large scales and high throughput.


St. Jude is a leader in investing in and implementing emerging imaging technologies to support basic scientific and translational research. In this role, you will partner with research programs institution-wide to amplify discoveries made using St. Jude’s unique array of cutting-edge light and electron microscopes resources as well as high-content screening platforms. Other responsibilities include:

  •  Develop workflows for object detection & recognition, segmentation, classification, metric extraction, and statistical analysis of image data produced by research efforts ranging from the individual researcher up to programmatic, large-scale projects.
  • Direct a team in microscopy image data mining and image processing as well as utilizing existing commercial software packages or developing novel algorithms to extract biologically relevant information from data sets produced at SJCRH.

Our highly collaborative, mission-driven environment requires a team-oriented individual with excellent communication skills and the following qualifications:

Minimum Experience

  • Five (5) years of related experience. Experience in computing or statistical data analysis, as well as, programming experience in using Imaris, Amira, ImageJ or Fiji programs and operating within a Linux system is preferred

Minimum Education

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field required


When you work at St. Jude, you enjoy:


Research that translates: Your work at St. Jude directly impacts patient care and advances discoveries that save the lives of children worldwide.

Stability and growth:  Thanks to generous donors and completive grant support, our scientific progress is never halted and you’ll enjoy unmatched resources to do the science you’ve always dreamed of doing.

Award-winning environment:  St Jude is consistently recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” and has been named of one of Glassdoor’s top 10 “Best Places to Work” in 2018.

Constant learning: From in-depth training to world-class seminars and symposia, you’ll be given constant opportunities to expand your knowledge, learn new skills and grow in your career.

EEO Statement

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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