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Relocation to Memphis

The Academic Programs Office offers comprehensive individually tailored relocation assistance designed to make your move to Memphis and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital a pleasant and exciting experience. Information regarding housing, schools, banking, child care, and other areas of need is available through our office. The Academic Programs Office also will assist with locating temporary housing for up to three months available to you at a discounted rate in a facility near St. Jude.

If you need to obtain a Social Security number, our staff will work with you on securing it as well as establishing a bank account and identifying transportation options. The Academic Programs Office staff is here to help you in any way that will facilitate your relocation process.

As soon as you have accepted a position at St. Jude and signed an appointment letter, contact Karyn Lawrence, Coordinator - Postdoctoral Programs, at  to begin planning your relocation to Memphis.

If you have questions regarding visa information or immigration concerns, please contact St. Jude Immigration Services by emailing Lisa Gaddy at

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