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Job Locations US-CT-Farmington | US-ME-Bar Harbor | US-Remote
Posted Date 2 hours ago(10/30/2020 10:48 AM)
Computational Scientists (Assistant/Associate/Full), under the supervision of the Associate Director in Computational Sciences, participate in the collaborative bioinformatics program aligned with institutional strategy and direction and make leading contributions to the cutting edge projects at The Jackson Laboratory. Computational Scientists will closely work with the research faculty & genetic resource scientists across all three campuses of The JAX on projects of wide ranging complexity from a diverse array of biomedical disciplines such as cancer biology, ageing, immunology, infectious diseases, metabolomics, neural disorders, muscular disorders, Biostatistics & Statistical Genetics, and stem cell & developmental biology. They also work with The JMCRS staff and Scientific Services to meet the analytical needs of The JAX’s Services, clients and partners. In addition, a Computational Scientist will participate in all CS departmental activities and collaborations as assigned by the supervisor or Associate Director or Director of the group to the extent assigned. They include, not limited to, helping interns, post-doctoral fellows, scientists, grant writing and CS Helpdesk.   Successful candidates will have in-depth knowledge and experience in High Throughput Sequence (HTS) data analysis (DNA Seq, mRNA Seq, ChIP Seq, micro RNA Seq etc), microarray data analysis, experimental design, data integration, algorithm development, development of sequence analysis tools (bioinformatics programming), evaluation of analytical tools and technology, and delivering training to the research community. They are continuous learners and proactive contributors. Furthermore, they will present the results to The JAX community, at conferences and workshops.   Characteristic distinction from Assistant Computational Scientist to full Computational Scientist include increased ability to work independently, development of in-depth knowledge in selected biological disciplines to analyze and provide expert reasoning to the relevant projects, and provide project and grant application leadership. A full Computational Scientist is expected to independently establish and sustain collaborations within JAX, providing expert reasoning to the projects relevant to the scientist’s disciplines and lead or co-lead grant writing in collaboration with JAX researchers.   The candidates with proven track record of “omics” data analysis, statistical genetics & Biostatistics, independent collaborative work and leading contributions to a biological discipline would be preferred.    They are expected to sustain collaborations with The JAX research staff and faculty on both the Farmington, CT and Bar Harbor, ME campuses and to visit the other sites of JAX on a regular basis and as required.   *Remote candidates must be willing to travel periodically to Farmington CT or Bar Harbor ME campuses.
Job ID
2020-28083
Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento | US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 19 hours ago(10/29/2020 5:46 PM)
The Jackson Laboratory is seeking a Technical Information Scientist (TIS) with extensive training in the field of immunology 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 scientific solution-based 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 and human immunology) - Participate in leadership opportunities - Continue to develop your scientific career as part of a diverse, dynamic team within a non-profit business setting
Job ID
2020-27939
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 1 day ago(10/29/2020 9:52 AM)
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. 
Job ID
2020-27742
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 4 days ago(10/26/2020 5:59 PM)
A Computational Scientist position is open in the Banchereau lab at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. The selected scientist will work closely with all the members of the Banchereau lab on projects of wide-ranging complexity related to the human immune system including cancer immunotherapy, aging, autoimmunity, and vaccine responses. The lab is heavily using multi-omics approaches including Long-read sequencing to study splice isoforms and scRNAseq.   The tasks are varied and include, but are not limited to, analyzing data, managing the 250 TB database, and helping lab members (interns, post-doctoral fellows, scientists) with research papers and grant writing. Successful candidates will have in-depth knowledge and experience in High Throughput Sequence (HTS) data analysis (DNA Seq, mRNA Seq), familiarity with High Performance Computing (HPC) environments, and job scheduling systems (Slurm) for conducting experimental design, data analysis, data integration, algorithm development, development of sequence analysis tools (bioinformatics programming), evaluation of analytical tools and technology, and delivering training to the new lab members.   The ideal candidate is a continuous learner, self-starter, proactive contributor, and highly motivated by contributing to the betterment of human health. They are expected to have an increased ability to work independently, critically analyze data, and to provide expert reasoning. The candidate is expected to provide leadership in grant applications as Co-Investigator or Bioinformatics Analyst in a significant scientific program. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of “omics” data analysis, preferably, in the field of immunology.   This position is based in Farmington, CT which is located between Boston and New York. The candidate will work in an exciting and dynamic environment, with numerous opportunities to interact with other experts in the Computational Sciences, Information Technology, Genomic Technologies, and Single Cell departments at The Jackson Laboratory.
Job ID
2020-28082
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 4 days ago(10/26/2020 3:14 PM)
This is a Ph.D. level position in which the incumbent contributes to the scientific direction and strategic goals of Genetic Resource Science, contributes to the overall direction and research component of the Mouse Mutant Resource, and develops and maintains an independent research program consisting of at least one R01 level research grant.
Job ID
2020-27740
Job Locations US-ME-Ellsworth
Posted Date 4 days ago(10/26/2020 7:32 AM)
Maintenance Mechanic! Ellsworth, ME! Excellent benefits, great team and an awesome way to build a career!
Job ID
2020-28072
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 4 days ago(10/26/2020 7:27 AM)
Financial Services is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist I/II to provide clerical/administrative support to the Accounts Payable area with major responsibilities including invoice preparation for data entry, reviewing source documents for authorization, completeness and accuracy and entering invoice information into the financial system.  Standard hours for this role will be 7:30 - 4:00, Monday - Friday.  This role is currently working from home but will require ability to work on site once restrictions have been lifted.
Job ID
2020-28062
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 1 week ago(10/21/2020 1:52 PM)
Computational Scientist (Associate/Full)     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.
Job ID
2020-27686
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 1 week ago(10/21/2020 11:58 AM)
The Clinical Bioinformatics Analyst is responsible for oversight and day-to-day operations of bioinformatics data in the CLIA laboratory. This position is responsible for evaluating, validating, implementing and supporting new bioinformatics analysis pipelines, testing/validation scripts, and other tools required for clinical genomic testing. This position also requires administrative duties such as laboratory reports, management of quality metrics, and regular personnel meetings. This position will coordinate with other departmental scientists, supervisors, managers within the Clinical Genomics Laboratory to implement policies and procedures that achieve the strategic goals set by the Clinical Laboratory Director.
Job ID
2020-28066
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington | US-ME-Bar Harbor | US-Remote
Posted Date 1 week ago(10/21/2020 11:24 AM)
Computational Scientists (Assistant/Associate/Full), under the supervision of the Associate Director in Computational Sciences, participate in the collaborative bioinformatics program aligned with institutional strategy and direction and make leading contributions to the cutting edge projects at The Jackson Laboratory. Computational Scientists will closely work with the research faculty & genetic resource scientists across all three campuses of The JAX on projects of wide ranging complexity from a diverse array of biomedical disciplines such as cancer biology, ageing, immunology, infectious diseases, metabolomics, neural disorders, muscular disorders, Biostatistics & Statistical Genetics, and stem cell & developmental biology. They also work with The JMCRS staff and Scientific Services to meet the analytical needs of The JAX’s Services, clients and partners. In addition, a Computational Scientist will participate in all CS departmental activities and collaborations as assigned by the supervisor or Associate Director or Director of the group to the extent assigned. They include, not limited to, helping interns, post-doctoral fellows, scientists, grant writing and CS Helpdesk.   Successful candidates will have in-depth knowledge and experience in High Throughput Sequence (HTS) data analysis (DNA Seq, mRNA Seq, ChIP Seq, micro RNA Seq etc), microarray data analysis, experimental design, data integration, algorithm development, development of sequence analysis tools (bioinformatics programming), evaluation of analytical tools and technology, and delivering training to the research community. They are continuous learners and proactive contributors. Furthermore, they will present the results to The JAX community, at conferences and workshops.   Characteristic distinction from Assistant Computational Scientist to full Computational Scientist include increased ability to work independently, development of in-depth knowledge in selected biological disciplines to analyze and provide expert reasoning to the relevant projects, and provide project and grant application leadership. A full Computational Scientist is expected to independently establish and sustain collaborations within JAX, providing expert reasoning to the projects relevant to the scientist’s disciplines and lead or co-lead grant writing in collaboration with JAX researchers.   The candidates with proven track record of “omics” data analysis, statistical genetics & Biostatistics, independent collaborative work and leading contributions to a biological discipline would be preferred. They will immediately work on a machine learning project to identify molecular changes within cells using third generation sequencing data. A reasonable background in machine learning and programming knowledge in Python language is highly desirable.   They are expected to sustain collaborations with The JAX research staff and faculty on both the Farmington, CT and Bar Harbor, ME campuses and to visit the other sites of JAX on a regular basis and as required.   *Remote candidates must be willing to travel periodically to Farmington CT or Bar Harbor ME campuses.
Job ID
2020-28060
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 1 week ago(10/21/2020 11:11 AM)
BIOINFORMATICS ANALYST Stitzel Lab Farmington, CT   The Stitzel Lab seeks a highly motivated, innovative, driven, and independent bioinformatics analyst who will perform processing, analysis, and visualization of the vast next generation sequencing data generated by ‘omics experiments such as ATAC-seq, RNA-seq, and single cell sequencing and collaborate, integrate, and communicate with the bench scientists conducting the experiments and generating the data. The Stitzel Lab’s overarching goal is to understand the genomic and cellular underpinnings of islet (dys)function and diabetes. They employ innovative (epi)genomic profiling and single cell genomic technologies, human cellular and 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. This is a highly collaborative and integrated environment with multiple projects. Dr. Stitzel will supervise this position directly. Thus, he will determine assignment and prioritization of projects, as well as assessment of progress on projects, in direct consultation with the bioinformatics analyst.
Job ID
2020-27905
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/19/2020 1:43 PM)
There is an exciting opportunity for a temporary Hospitality Technician at The Jackson Laboratory at our Bar Harbor facility.  Working under moderate supervision, the hospitality position has the primary responsibility of cleaning properties owned or leased by The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) to promote the health and safety of The Jackson Laboratory’s employees and visitors. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, dusting, mopping floors, vacuuming, cleaning & sanitizing bathroom fixtures, emptying trash/recycling, re-stocking paper and soap supplies for bathrooms.
Job ID
2020-28061
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington | US-ME-Bar Harbor | US-Remote
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/19/2020 10:22 AM)
The mission of the Research Information Technologies Cloud Systems is to enable, facilitate, and accelerate research and discovery at the Jackson Laboratory (JAX) by harnessing the power of cloud computing and related technologies. In collaboration with partners both within JAX and at other leading research institutions, we are striving for data democratization and open science by adopting best practices of data governance and provenance, software development, high performance computing, and cloud computing. The Cloud Team thus applies best-in-class approaches for supporting a flexible and scalable infrastructure for genomic, imaging, and other types of biological data. Reporting to the Director of Information and Research Technologies, the Research IT Manager - Cloud Systems will closely work with the research faculty and scientists across all campuses of JAX on projects of wide ranging complexity from a diverse array of biomedical disciplines such as cancer biology, aging, immunology, infectious diseases, metabolomics, neural disorders, muscular disorders, Biostatistics & Statistical Genetics, and stem cell & developmental biology. Research projects will involve the large-scale collection, processing, and integration of biological data, with emphases toward imaging, genomics, and metabolomics. They will be responsible for the life cycle planning of Research IT hardware, software and cloud resources through selection, operation, refresh, migration, optimization, retirement and disposal. They will also be responsible for ensuring an exceptional customer experience for JAX’s researchers and faculty; for streamlined processes and stable operations; for managing vendors; for developing a culture of and skills in process improvement; for proper documentation; and for staff training, performance and development. They 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, research strategies and requirements. The Research IT Manager will work closely with other IT managers and leads, including Applications Managers, the PMO, Service Desk and IT Architecture, to support cross-IT projects, process improvements and initiatives; to support mission critical IT operations; to contribute to strategy development and technology architectural decisions; to support information security initiatives and uphold information security policies; to problem solve; and to advance shared goals. Working closely with the Director of Information and Research Technologies, the Manager contributes to the Research IT operating and capital budgets and forecasts and is responsible for proper stewardship of the funds and expenses.
Job ID
2020-28056
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor | US-Remote
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/16/2020 5:14 PM)
The Change Product Manager is responsible for embedding organizational change management (OCM) practices into major information technology programs to achieve the desired business outcomes and value.   The Change Product Manager is responsible for leading, directing, coordinating and providing visibility into change management efforts in support of enterprise-wide technology programs. The Change Manager applies process improvement, change management methodologies, communication planning, organizational readiness assessment and stakeholder analyses to create change management strategies  and develop change work streams that maximize employees’ change readiness and adoption of new technologies and ways of working.   Although the Change Product Manager works closely with program, project, product and service managers and their teams, the Change Manager role is a separate position and has distinct responsibilities. The Change Manager role is focused on the activities required to help individual stakeholders throughout the enterprise understand, adjust to and adopt the new practice, item, process or tool that a team is implementing. The Change Manager is responsible for ensuring all key metrics and timelines are met, working closely and participating in the completion of the required tasks to meet these deadlines. They are responsible for managing multiple groups to timelines and deliverables and being an active participate in the completion of tasks. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting in training documentation and participate in training coordination.   The Change Product Manager is a multifaceted role that interfaces with various stakeholders enterprise-wide: - Stakeholders affected by any identified project-driven change - Project, program, product and service delivery managers and staff involved - IT leadership team and staff - Business and research executive leadership
Job ID
2020-28053
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/14/2020 1:51 PM)
Program Administrator, Student & Postdoctoral Affairs Location: Farmington, CT   Do you want to support the next generation of scientists? Are you excited about diversifying the field of biomedical research? We invite you to join the highly collaborative Genomic Education team at The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) in a dynamic role as Program Administrator for our on-campus education and training programs.   In coordination with the Director of Predoctoral & Postdoctoral Education, the Program Administrator, Student & Postdoc Affairs, will facilitate the training experiences of 150+ developing researchers and scientists affiliated with Genomic Education including, but not limited to, our Postbacc@JAX, Cooperative PhD, and Postdoctoral programs.
Job ID
2019-27111
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/13/2020 1:17 PM)
Program Administrator, Student & Postdoctoral Affairs Location: Bar Harbor, ME   Do you want to support the next generation of scientists? Are you excited about diversifying the field of biomedical research? We invite you to join the highly collaborative Genomic Education team at The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) in a dynamic role as Program Administrator for our on-campus education and training programs. In coordination with the Director of Predoctoral & Postdoctoral Education, the Program Administrator, Student & Postdoc Affairs, will facilitate the training experiences of 150+ developing researchers and scientists affiliated with Genomic Education including, but not limited to, our Postbacc@JAX, Cooperative PhD, and Postdoctoral programs.
Job ID
2019-26990
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/12/2020 2:37 PM)
The Jackson Laboratory, located in Bar Harbor, ME currently is seeking applicants for the position of a Per Diem Environmental Services Technician!   (there are no guaranteed hours for this role as it's part time, per diem on a fill in basis related to staffing needs, hours are generally 3:30pm - 12:00am, but must be flexible, weekends included)  Must be able to travel to the Ellsworth location as well.   **Must have the ability to wear a face mask for the entire shift and nitrile surgical gloves for 80% of the 8 hour shift!   Working under moderate supervision, the environmental services position has the primary responsibility of cleaning properties owned or leased by The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) to promote the health and safety of The Jackson Laboratory’s visitors and its employees.
Job ID
2020-27964
Job Locations US-ME-Augusta
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/12/2020 2:36 PM)
This is a great opportunity to work closely with The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) Medical Director in all activities pertaining to growth and scientific development of the MCGI and related activities. Specifically, this position will lead the development of applications and (scientific) management of funded grants, publications, expansion of a community medicine precision oncology program and manage collaborative relationships for the Maine Cancer Genomics Initiative (MCGI).  Given the importance of the MCGI to the people of Maine and JAX, the incumbent must operate with energy, diplomacy, leadership, responsibility and integrity. This position reports to the JAX Medical Director and all functions are performed under the guidance of the JAX Medical Director.
Job ID
2020-28043
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/12/2020 10:22 AM)
The O’Connell Lab at The Jackson Laboratory is seeking an Associate Research Scientist to support our ongoing research program and to develop new research projects. Our group primarily focuses on mechanisms of learning and memory, as well as genetic diseases of aging (Alzheimer’s and related dementias). The successful candidate will continue and extend studies of the molecular signatures that underlie learning and memory, and disease-related pathological changes in translational models of Alzheimer’s disease. The applicant must be a team player with exceptional organizational and project management skills, including the ability to plan, schedule, and successfully carry out multiple projects at the same time. In addition to experimental studies, the applicant is expected to participate in manuscript preparation and grant writing, and will be strongly encouraged to obtain independent funding.   To apply, please submit: (1) a cover letter describing research accomplishments, interests, and career goals; (2) a current CV; and (3) names and contact information for three references.
Job ID
2020-28046
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/8/2020 5:47 PM)
We are looking for a creative problem-solver with logistics, mathematical, engineering, analytical, or similar experience and aptitude.  Our team of Global Logistics Planners lead and participate in projects and administrative activities that drive continued enhancements to our live animal transport networks throughout the world.  Every day represents a new and interesting challenge in this role.  Innovation and creativity are needed to identify projects, but success is defined by implementations.  You must be a “doer”, who can work in a team environment to drive consensus, take action, and provide measurable improvements.  Empathy for animals, researchers, and co-workers are also critical success factors.   Please note: Although the majority of work is performed between 7am-7pm M-F, this position rotates 24/7 on-call coverage for emergencies, and requires periodic travel (post-covid).
Job ID
2020-28032