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Safety Technicians are responsible for advising, guiding and providing direct services to staff that use and/or process hazardous materials and hazardous waste, including biological (medical) waste. Provide technical support under direction of EHSS Specialist, to develop, implement and monitor safety programs and regulated processes with goal of protecting the health and safety of JAX employees and maintaining compliance with federal, state and local regulations (OSHA, EPA, DTSC)
The Technician works independently on complex projects with specific guidance from supervisors and managers. Provides initial analysis of data, impact of errors, is proficient in problem solving and suggests corrective actions. Uses wide range of experience and specialized knowledge to works with systems users under the guidance of supervisors and managers to ensure compliance with safety regulations and program requirements.
The Jackson Laboratory (http://www.jax.org) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution internationally recognized for its research excellence and world-class faculty, who perform leading-edge research in the fields of human genomics and mouse genetics. At JAX, our Information Technology is as exciting and progressive as our cutting-edge science. Join our Research IT team to help plan, design, and launch efficient systems in support of scientific research.
The Jackson Laboratory is immediately seeking a computational scientist at the level (Assistant/Associate/Full Computational Scientist) to join our Computational Sciences group. This position offers the opportunity to make leading contributions to cutting edge research in mouse genetics, disease biology, and translational research in collaboration with the faculty and genetic resource scientists and clients of The Jackson Laboratory (JAX). Cross campus and industry collaborations are encouraged.
When organizational business travel safely resumes, the Computational Scientist hire is expected to make periodic multi-day work visits to the Bar Harbor, ME campus of The Jackson Laboratory.
Are you interested in playing a key role in maintaining building automation systems at a premier employer with excellent benefits and wages? JAX in Bar Harbor, ME is looking for a Building Automation Technician!
Systems Analyst - Cloud
The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution internationally recognized for its research excellence and world-class faculty, who perform leading-edge research in the fields of human genomics and mouse genetics. At JAX, our Information Technology is as exciting and progressive as our cutting-edge science.
The Systems Analyst will plan, design, and launch efficient systems in support of scientific research in the Cloud to assist the Research IT team. The ideal candidate will have a complex and theoretical understanding and hands-on experience in Cloud environments, High Performance Computing (HPC) and scientific data management, as well as working collaboratively with researchers and Information Technology staff.
As a full time System Engineer at The Jackson Laboratory, you'll be part of an organization whose IT technology is as exciting and progressive as our science. We are currently looking for motivated individuals who will work with our computational scientists, system administrators, and other Research IT staff to design, configure, and implement efficient research computing systems in support of scientific research functions and processes
The Jackson Laboratory is a world leader in mammalian genetics, and has a mission we are passionate about: to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
Our Knockout Mouse Project (KOMP) is generating hundreds of knockout mouse strains every year and characterizing them through a broad primary phenotyping screen. The mutant mice and the phenotyping data we produce are openly available to the scientific community (www.mousephenotype.org).
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and skilled Research Assistant to perform the high throughput and large scale characterization of mice using a broad range of phenotyping assays and imaging modalities designed to identify morphological, metabolic, skeletal, sensory and behavioral abnormalities. The day to day activities of the role will include schedule planning, experimental design, developing and documenting methodology, conducting procedures, data collection, quality control and analysis, as well as assisting in the preparation of publications and reports.
Exciting opportunity to join the Scientific Services team as a a Flow Cytometrist. This individual would assist in all aspects of the daily operations in the flow cytometry facility to support research at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine.
Postdoctoral Research Associate (wet lab)
Ruan Lab at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
The Ruan Lab is currently funded by two NIH center grants (4DN and ENCODE), and supported by the Roux family endowment and the JAX 3D Genome Center. Its primary mission is to develop cutting-age technologies for comprehensive mapping of 3D genome organizations in human and mouse, and to uncover the molecular mechanisms that control important genome functional modulation including gene transcription regulation. In this position within the Ruan Lab and the JAX 3D Genome Center, the incumbent will provide scientific and programmatic leadership in the strategic discussion, technological development, experimental implementation, and data analysis/ interpretation, etc. The role will involve significant interaction and collaboration within the center, the Jackson Laboratory, and with external partners, particularly within the 4DN and ENCODE consortia. This position offers great growth opportunity to contribute both in novel technology development and advanced genomic discoveries that have immediate relevance in genetics and clinical significance in an innovative and fast-paced team environment. For more information on the Ruan Lab’s research and goals, visit: https://www.jax.org/research-and-faculty/research-labs/the-ruan-lab.
- PhD in genomics, genetics, molecular biology, and related areas
- Strong background in genomics and epigenomics, chromatin biology
- Solid publication track record
- Experiences with microfluidics and single cell analysis are desirable
Please send a curriculum vitae (CV) to Dr. Yijun Ruan (email@example.com).
Postdoctoral Associate – Ucar Lab
We are looking for a talented and motivated individual to join Ucar Lab as a postdoctoral researcher. The Ucar Lab studies the dynamics of epigenomic regulation of gene expression in human cells and discovers predictive signatures pertaining to human aging and aging-diseases. For more information please visit http://ucarlab.org/
Postdoctoral position available in
Functional (epi) genomics of pancreatic islet dysfunction in type 2 diabetes
PI: Michael L. Stitzel, Ph.D.
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
The Stitzel lab at The Jackson Laboratory’s Genomic Medicine campus in the Hartford, CT area is seeking an independent, driven PhD-level scientist (<2 years previous postdoc experience) in integrated functional (epi)genomics and/or quantitative genetics to join our growing, externally-funded research program. Our overarching goal is to understand the genetic and cellular underpinnings of islet (dys)function and diabetes. We employ innovative (epi)genomic profiling and single cell genomic technologies, mouse models, and CRISPR/Cas9 (epi)genome editing platforms to identify key genes and pathways controlling human islet cell identity and function and to understand how diabetes-associated DNA sequence variants and environmental stimuli/stressors alter these programs to contribute to islet failure in diabetes.
Interested and qualified individuals should submit a current CV, a 1-page (maximum) Statement of Research Interests and Career Goals, and contact information for 3 references at time of application. Our research group is diverse and collaborative, and we seek to produce top notch science and foster the development of outstanding, independent scientists through critical but nurturing mentorship and interdisciplinary, collaborative efforts.
A postdoctoral associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jennifer Trowbridge at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, to study epigenetic mechanisms governing hematopoietic stem cell lineage commitment and how deregulation of epigenetic modifications leads to myeloproliferative disorders including leukemia. The Trowbridge Lab offers a challenging but supportive environment. Past trainees have a noteworthy track record for obtaining grant funding and fellowships. For more information, please visit: https://trowbridgelab.com.
The Maintenance & Utility Technician position is responsible for work of complex difficulty in operation, maintenance, modification, troubleshooting, and repair of utility plant systems which include all components but not limited to high pressure & low pressure steam boilers, water boilers, chillers, cooling towers, hot & cold water systems, pumping systems, steam systems, steam traps, PRV stations, water treatment, diesel generators, and building automation system. Assists in the repair of Building Automation Systems, Fire Protection Systems, Security Systems, HVAC Systems, Lighting, Process Equipment Systems, Building Maintenance, and other tasks as they apply to demands of the department.
The Neurophysiology Specialist has expertise in establishing, implementing, and executing complex experiments using neurophysiology techniques, including EEG, EMG, and LTP and conducting data analysis and interpretation in support of Neurobehavioral phenotyping in the Center for Biometric Analysis. This is a key position within the Center for Biometric Analysis, requiring project management experience and extensive technical expertise across a multitude of complex phenotyping platforms.
You could make a difference in advancing our mission at The Jackson Laboratory as a Facilities Project Manager - Architect based at our Bar Harbor, Maine site as part of the Facilities Engineering team!
This full-time professional role will be responsible for managing capital projects from programming through close-out, with primary focus on renovations and new construction across our four campuses with budgets ranging from $20k - $20M. The successful candidate will develop project needs with clients and stakeholders and oversee designers, engineers, contractors, and other resources to assure successful delivery and closeout of each project.
Working under minimal supervision from the manager of Genome Technologies, the incumbent is responsible for testing, developing, streamlining, improving and implementing protocols (new or existing) using cutting-edge nucleic acid and library preparation, next generation sequencing (NGS) and associated technologies. The incumbent will work directly with the research and clinical labs to provide services and training. Responsibilities include testing new protocols, preparing biological samples,constructing genomic libraries and operating NGS technologies. Good knowledge in molecular biology and strong hands-on skills are critical in protocol development and implementation. Experience in automation and protocol/process scale-up highly desired, as is direct experience with operating Illumina sequencers (HiSeq, NextSeq, MiSeq) and/or PacBio Sequencers. Strong interpersonal and written and oral communications skills are required. In addition, a Technologist III will be responsible for mentoring and training other members of the lab.
The Jackson Laboratory is seeking a Technical Information Scientist (TIS) for our Bar Harbor, ME or Sacramento, CA campuses!
The successful candidate will be a highly-trained, self-motivated research scientist excited about science but looking for an alternative to a career writing grants and performing experimental bench work. The primary focus of this position is assisting investigators with their email and phone inquiries and helping them achieve their mouse-related research goals.
The TIS role also includes opportunities to:
- Interface with researchers worldwide
- Travel and deliver scientific presentations
- Develop educational marketing literature
- Build technical sales skills
- Remain current in your field of interest (as it relates to mouse models of disease)
- Participate in leadership opportunities
- Continue to develop your scientific career as part of a diverse, dynamic team within a non-profit business setting
The Building Automation Technician position is responsible for work of complex difficulty in operation, maintenance ( controls, sensors), modifications, calibration, troubleshooting, and repair of Building Automation Systems, Fire Protection Systems, Security Systems and other tasks as they apply to demands of the department. Building Automation Technician III will perform work with a greater degree of self-sufficiency and independence, be a mentor, provide guidance and will train less experienced technicians.
The Senior Manager - Business Intelligence / Data Analytics directly oversees a team of 8 IT professionals to design, plan, coordinate, implement and maintain and related application technologies tied to Business Intelligence and Data Analytics. This position will work closely with application owners, management and faculty members as a customer-oriented partner to identify, categorize and prioritize requests; to contribute to the development of project and program roadmaps, and to develop and support cost-effective technology solutions.
Associate/Full Computational Scientist
Structural Variation (SV)
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT is seeking a Computational Scientist to join the Lee laboratory; this is an opportunity to be involved in the use of state-of-the-art technologies to study the structural genomic variation in human biology, evolution and disease.
The Computational Scientist will work closely with a team of scientists involved in the ongoing studies which includes; accurate identification and characterization of structural variation (SV) in human and other vertebrate genomes, the development of new algorithm/approach for SV detection, and understanding genome evolution in vertebrate species and its impact on genome stability.
In addition, the Computational Scientist will be involved in exciting research programs analyzing large numbers of human genomes, activities, consortium activities, and collaborations as assigned by the PI of the lab to the extent assigned. They work closely, and are not limited to, helping interns, post-doctoral fellows, scientists and grant writing. Furthermore, they will present results to others, and have many interactions at national and international conferences and workshops.