The Jackson Laboratory

  • Faculty Position in Metabolomics

    Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
    Posted Date 7 months ago(3/12/2019 6:17 PM)
    Job ID
    Scientist, PostDoctoral Associate, Professor/Faculty 
  • Summary

    Faculty Position in Metabolomics – The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine


    The Jackson Laboratory is inviting applications for Associate or Full Professor positions to spearhead our efforts in metabolomics at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomics Medicine (JAX-GM) in Farmington, Connecticut.


    JAX-GM is dedicated to advancing precision medicine using genomic strategies for the discovery of the complex genetic cause of disease, and the development of novel diagnostics and therapeutics.


    JAX-GM offers a uniquely collaborative scientific research environment. Faculty are supported by outstanding scientific services such as; single cells, imaging, cytometry and genomics, unparalleled genomic resources, postdoctoral and predoctoral training programs, and numerous courses and conferences.

    JAX-GM researchers take an integrated approach to precision medicine, combining expertise in the following areas:

    • Cancer biology and Cancer genomics
    • Human Genetics
    • Immunology and infectious diseases
    • Cellular engineering
    • Microbiome
    • Computational Biology/Bioinformatics/Statistics



    Associate Professor candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D. and or D.V.M. degree, with 10 years of relevant training after their doctorate degree, with an exceptional record of research accomplishment as well as proven ability to develop a competitive, externally funded research program.


    Full Professor candidates must additionally demonstrate leadership and international recognition in the field.

    Opportunities are available for collaboration among the three Jackson Laboratory campuses in Maine, Connecticut and California.


    Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a concise statement of research interests and plans. In addition, please arrange to have three letters of references sent to: 

    About Us

    The Jackson Laboratory (JAX, is a nonprofit biomedical research institute with over 2,000 employees whose mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for human disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. A National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center, JAX has a mammalian genetics headquarters in Bar Harbor, Maine, a facility in Sacramento, California, and a genomic medicine facility, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM), in Farmington, Connecticut.

    JAX-GM is transforming medicine by improving patient care, lowering costs, and increasing life span and health span. JAX-GM’s research focuses on the complex genetic causes of disease and on the development of genomic solutions tailored to each person's unique genetic makeup.

    JAX-GM sits on a 17-acre site on the campus of the University of Connecticut Health Center. The 183,500-square-foot facility opened in the fall of 2014. Now, it houses over 300 biomedical researchers, technicians, and support staff in state-of-the-art computing facilities and laboratories.

    JAX-GM resides in the scenic town of Farmington, in the state’s capitol region. The Hartford region, which offers some of the best public schools in the country, is made up of both bigger cities and smaller, charming historic New England towns. JAX-GM is also geographically located within 2 hours of Boston and New York and is close to multiple transportation systems, including bus lines, highways, railroads and international airports.
    JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

    Our Values:

    INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right
    PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all
    ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science
    EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results
    INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions
    STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us

    What do we have to offer?
    JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement including an MBA program. Our campus offers a fitness center with an award-winning wellness program and an onsite full service cafeteria.

    Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX’s mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.

    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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