The Jackson Laboratory recognizes that expertise and capabilities in Information Technology and Data Science and their associated infrastructure are among the most important factors for success in world-class biomedical research, as well as the development of biomedical research resources and services. The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is accountable for defining and delivering IT strategy and capabilities across The Jackson Laboratory, its four campuses and global operations. In collaboration with the Laboratory’s leaders and stakeholders, the CIO leads technology transformation across the institution and ensures efficient deployment of stable, reliable and secure infrastructure and systems serving research, business, clinical, education and administrative functions.
Reporting to the Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, the CIO provides oversight and direction to IT and Laboratory leaders on strategy, standards, and opportunities for shared services and economies of scale. The CIO is a key contributor to the Laboratory’s strategy and planning process and is responsible for IT operations, research IT and technology and digital innovation. The CIO leads a team of over 100 IT professionals to deliver best in class IT services across the enterprise with an annual operating budget of approximately $25 million.
Compensation: The Chief Information Officer at The Jackson Laboratory will receive a competitive compensation package comprised of a base salary and annual incentive/bonus compensation, as well as a comprehensive suite of employee benefits. Relocation assistance is available as required.
Impact on the Laboratory:
Founded in 1929, The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution dedicated to the discovery of precise genomic solutions for human disease. Imagine a world free from devastating disease, a world where cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s - many of the conditions that undermine human health - are understood and can be stopped. At The Jackson Laboratory, passion, innovation and ever-increasing precision are applied to make this vision a reality. The Laboratory’s mission is “to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.”
JAX is accelerating disruptive scientific breakthroughs tailored to the needs of individual patients and closing in on the genetic and molecular causes of disease. The Jackson Laboratory is a world leader in mammalian genetics and human genomics and is developing scientific breakthroughs and improved therapies with ever-greater precision and speed, including a National Cancer Institute- designated Cancer Center. JAX also educates current and future scientists and provides critical resources, data, tools, and services to researchers worldwide.
The Jackson Laboratory has its mammalian genetics laboratory and headquarters in Bar Harbor, Maine; a genomic medicine laboratory in Farmington, Connecticut enabling translation of fundamental research into the clinic; and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine and Sacramento, California.
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.
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