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Do you want to support the next generation of scientists? Are you excited about diversifying the face of biomedical research? We invite you to join the highly collaborative Genomic Education team in a dynamic role as Program Administrator for our on-campus education and training programs.
Help our fantastic community of students and early-career researchers thrive during their experience at JAX. Help us broaden our reach regionally, nationally, and internationally to recruit new audiences to our transformative programs.
Financial Analyst's are responsible for providing financial and analytical support to various laboratory programs including the Scientific Services. Duties included but are not limited to working with directors/managers of these areas in developing their budgets, forecasts and financial strategic plans as well as day to day financial management of their areas and will also conduct complex cost/financial modeling analysis as needed.
Postdoctoral position available in Multi-omics data analysis in immunology
PI: Shuzhao Li, Ph.D.
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
The Li lab at The Jackson Laboratory’s Genomic Medicine campus in Farmington CT, is seeking an independent, driven PhD-level scientist (<2 years previous postdoc experience) in computational systems biology, especially in the area of integrating transcriptomics, metabolomics, proteomics, lipidomics and microbiome in immunological projects.
Our goal is to model human immune system through multi-omics and multiscale data. This involves data collected from vaccine and infection studies, and from NIH data repositories. We employ statistical, data mining and machine learning approaches. The new immunometabolomics program we are building at JAX will add high-resolution chemistry into the field of systems immunology.
• PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, systems biology, or other quantitative science
• experience in programming language (such as Python or R) and omics data analysis.
• Experience in cloud computing
• Track record of productivity supported by first-author publications in peer-reviewed journals
• Outstanding writing and communication skills, with an ability to work both independently and within collaborative teams productively
Candidates will be expected to apply for competitive foundation and federal training fellowships and awards. Exceptional candidates also have the opportunity to become a JAX Postdoctoral Scholar, a selective award that includes an independent research budget, travel funds, and a salary above the standard postdoctoral scale.
Interested and qualified individuals should send a current CV, a 1-page (maximum) Statement of Research Interests and Career Goals, and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Shuzhao Li at email@example.com. 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.
The Mass Spectrometry Scientist is responsible for organizing, executing, and recording benchwork and database entry for the Mass Spectrometry projects including LC-MS sample preparation, method development, operation, maintenance, data analysis and quality control. The duties and responsibilities include carrying out current and future techniques and SOPs, as well as providing consultation and advice to investigators on future projects, new techniques, and applications. Working in a high throughput laboratory, this position requires a high degree of independence working as a secondary interface between the facility and its users.
The incumbent will perform day-to-day operations of specific MS projects including: Assisting with operation, maintenance and monitoring of facility’s automation and devices, calling engineers for repairs and or maintenance as required. Ensuring adherence to laboratory policies regarding safety.
The Kumar Lab at the Jackson Laboratory consists of geneticists, neuroscientists, and computer scientists who are passionate about discoveries of novel targets and models for mental illness through innovation at the confluence of computational, genetic, and genomic methods. We combine traditional behavioral and neuroscience methods with modern computer vision and machine learning methods to understand how genes shape the nervous system and how this, in turn, leads to altered behaviors. We believe that by taking this multimodal approach to problem solving we will make impactful discoveries for diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. We are recruiting a Research Intern for this project to join an existing team of two engineers. We will teach motivated individuals machine learning and computer vision methods.
For more information, please visit www.kumarlab.org
A typical project may involve determining behavioral changes that occur in response to addictive or mood-altering substances. The successful candidate will work with time-series data may involve determining behavioral changes that occur in short vs long term time scale in mice due to exposure produced by other members of our lab to determine the behavioral differences between mice in these experiments. Since the team has computer vision scientists, behaviorists, and neuroscientist, no experience is required within these fields. Instead, intellectual curiosity and the ability to work across fields at the interface multiple fields are required. The successful candidate will receive credit for their work through authorship on academic papers and patents.
The RI position is a temporary position lasting a minimum of 12 months up to 36 months and is designed specifically for individuals with a four-year Computational/Statistical/Mathematical Biology, or applicable degree, looking to advance their scientific/research training prior to pursuing further educational endeavors.
**This is not a summer internship**
The Center for Biometric Analysis (CBA) is a state-of-the-art facility providing mouse phenotyping services to the Jackson Laboratory and the wider scientific community. This is an exciting opportunity to oversee daily operational delivery of the following activities within the Physiology and Cardiac Phenotyping Core of the CBA.
The Jackson Laboratory has an excellent opportunity for a Director of Business Development (Philadelphia/New York/Baltimore based) supporting In Vivo Services, Breeding, and Model Generation....Join one of the nation's oldest biomedical research institutions and help contribute to our mission of improving lives through discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease!
Reporting to the Senior Director, Global Opportunity Development & Marketing and working closely with the Business Unit (BU) Manager, JMCRS Services, the incumbent is responsible for increasing revenue generated by product and service sales within the assigned Business Unit (BU). Demonstrates a high-level of expertise in the utilization of the mouse as a platform for basic biomedical and drug discovery research and in the solutions provided by the Laboratory to solve research problems. The incumbent interacts with decision makers within the assigned market segment and throughout The Lab to secure high value projects that leverage the science of The Laboratory and contribute to our mission.
The incumbent provides management and oversight that includes developing sales plans, implementation of plans, and reporting of results to JMCRS stakeholders. Measures of success include revenue performance versus established sales targets and accepted projects (won opportunities – new and renewed) and expanding the market share of the Laboratory by increasing the number of commercial accounts/customers. Additionally, the incumbent will work closely with the ODM regional territory managers as a scientific and technical resource with the primary objectives of developing, refining and implementing strategy for accounts/targets of high strategic value to the Laboratory within the business unit.
In addition, the incumbent is responsible for successfully identifying and closing opportunities independently or collaboratively with regional Opportunity Development Managers in assigned market segments that position JMCRS as a preferred supplier. The incumbent interacts with decision makers within the assigned market segments to convert high-value projects from competitors, increasing market-share and leverages the science of The Laboratory and contribute to our mission.
Be the newest member of a payroll team at JAX and be part of a world-renowned organization focused on improving human health! T
This will be Temporary for 40 hours/week for approximately one year!
Desktop Engineer I
Bar Harbor, ME
The Desktop Engineer is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of Microsoft Windows and MacOS platforms. They will participate in technical research and development to allow for continuing innovation within the JAX organization. Desktop Engineers ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to JAX’s organizational values and IT goals.
Desktop Engineers are accountable for the following systems: Providing management support to all computers within the company. Developing and designing the company’s desktop computer strategy. Maintaining and creating OS images, packages, and patches. Maintaining all enterprise software by completing updates, security patches and installations. Resolving escalated workstation issues. This also includes software applications, tools, and lab wide projects.
Evaluates, recommends, installs, troubleshoots and maintains computers systems hardware and software to support research and business activities. Interacts with vendors in the evaluation and selection of products and with the vendors support teams to resolve technical issues. Recommends changes in procedures. Participates as a team member in IT cross-functional and Lab wide projects.
A project manager is responsible for understanding and implementing complex research goals in the confines of time and budget. This is accomplished by coordinating a vast array of research services available and using best practice of project management. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of using process improvement techniques to build efficient workflow within the confines of the standard expectations. A firm foundation of scientific understanding, associated with the use of mouse models of human disease, model generation and/or in vivo pharmacology is required. This fast pace position requires excellent organizational and communication skills, along with the ability to think critically and recommend best solutions to meet project goals. Strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy is vital. A Project Manager should also have a relevant history of finding and using data from various databases, such as a data warehouse.
Accountants are working with grants, restricted gifts, endowment income, and institutional projects. Working under limited supervision, Accountants are primarily responsible for assuring the proper recording of labor distribution, encumbrances, grant expenditures and revenue, indirect cost and benefit rates. In addition, responsibilities will include performing a wide range of standards to complex professional accounting functions such as financial analysis, account reconciliations, invoicing, collections and preparing journal entries and required financial status and effort reports.
With oversight from the Scientist of Clinical Assay Development, the Technologist II, Clinical Assay Development (CLIA) will be responsible for processing research samples using cutting-edge technologies for nucleic acid analysis, including but not limited to next-generation sequencing, Sanger sequencing, ddPCR, methylation array and associated sample preparation technologies. These activities will be performed under CLIA/CAP regulations and will directly impact human health and thus must meet the highest possible standards for quality and integrity. The Technologist I, II or III, Clinical Assay Development (CLIA) are distinguishable primarily by level of experience, supervision required, proficiency in problem solving, certification and wider range of training
There is an exciting opportunity available for a Supervisor of Operations at our Bar Harbor facility! The Operations Supervisor is responsible for the daily oversight of all operations within their assigned area. This includes the safe operations of all equipment, the oversight of millions of dollars of fixed and consumable inventory and maintaining high standards of quality required by AALAC, ACUC and LAH. The Operations Supervisor is responsible for all personnel actions within their assigned area to include performance, morale, discipline, training and safety. The Operations Supervisor assures the integrity of the assigned barrier area as directed by LAH and the biosecurity program. The Operations Supervisor is responsible for insuring their assigned staff is well informed and highly and positively motivated to reach operational goals and fulfilling the mission of The Laboratory.
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.
Are you the next Senior Manager, Environmental Health & Safety Operations at The Jackson Laboratory?
We're seeking a leader to manage and maintain comprehensive occupational safety and health programs for a production and research laboratory based organization including chemical & radiation safety, and relevant environmental, health & safety training, with an emphasis on hazardous waste management! The Senior Manager will lead a proactive customer/client centric, hands on approach to promoting, fostering and supporting a leadership driven injury free culture in compliance with applicable Laboratory policies and local, state and federal regulations.
Scientific Software Engineer (Associate/Full/Senior)
JAX Clinical Knowledgebase (CKB)
Come join the development team of the JAX Clinical Knowledgebase (CKB). CKB is a dynamic digital resource for interpreting complex cancer genomic profiles and is used by clinicians and researchers from around the world to connect cancer variants to therapies and clinical trials. Come be a part of the fight against Cancer!
This position is available immediately for a Scientific Software Engineer, within the Computational Sciences Scientific Computing (CSSC) group at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT. As a part of a dedicated team, you will use your skills to develop software solutions for internally as well as externally facing applications. You will be a key contributor and a leader, working in an agile development environment, using leading technology, leveraging google cloud, and building robust software solutions. The team puts a great deal of emphasis on quality, testing, automation, continuous integration and continual improvement.
Associate Director of Operations and Administration
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
The Associate Director will work closely with JGM leaders in the functional departments of Facilities, HR, Government Affairs, Safety, Education, IT, Finance, and Sponsored Research to ensure that the organization's operations fully support JGM’s scientific programs. S/he will maintain key collaborations with other departments at JAX including the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO), Facilities Management, Advancement, Finance, and Legal in order to create an effective organization at JAX-GM.
The Associate Director of JAX-GM Operations and Administration will report to and work closely with the Deputy Director of JAX-GM. S/he will represent JAX-GM as needed in organizational committees, conduct special projects, participate in the development of policy and practice, operations, budgets, resource allocation and management. This individual will be an integral member of the JAX-GM Leadership Community.
Working under minimal direction, the Research Administrative Assistant (RAA) will use advanced administrative concepts, practices and procedures to provide support for more than one faculty and their research labs. The RAA acts as a liaison between their assigned faculty and individuals within and outside JAX, often serving as the first point of contact for visitors, collaborators and job candidates.
This position requires the ability to prioritize/reprioritize daily work, handle multiple projects, and meet short deadlines. Creativity and initiative are expected in recommending and implementing solutions to unique administrative challenges. RAAs are distinguished by the degree of autonomy and professionalism expected.
Research Assistant III - Cell Biology
The incumbent will support a focused project on the immune response in the lung with work including cell culture to establish lung organoids and air-liquid cultures. Familiarity with flow cytometry and immunological assays is a plus, as these lung organoids will be used for co-cultures with dendritic cells and T cells to study the induction and regulation of immune response to respiratory viruses.
The Research Assistant III works under minimum supervision in planning, developing, conducting and evaluating scientific research in a laboratory, clinic, field and/or teaching environment. Incumbents understand the context and implications of the research in order to apply and interpret theoretical knowledge necessary to conduct research in one or more scientific disciplines. The range of duties includes, but is not limited to: project planning, experimental design, developing methodology, conducting procedures, modifying procedures as needed, data collection and analysis, laboratory management, project management, preparing publications and reports, and communication and instruction. Employees demonstrate and model effective mental concentration, visual attention and manipulative skills. Research Assistant III’s may include the training and direct supervision of staff, students and others in performing specific techniques or phases of experiments. Incumbents are required to work flexible shifts that may include evenings, week-ends and/or holidays depending on the demands of the research and/or laboratory operations
The Hinson lab is seeking an independent, highly-motivated PhD-level scientist (<2 years postdoc experience) with a strong background in cell biology to join our somatic cell genome-editing (SCGE) program funded by NIH U01 EB028898. This four-year academic project aims to: 1) interrogate human cardiac microtissues by comprehensive assessment of cardiac physiology in combination with single-cell transcriptomics to identify efficacy and adverse consequences of somatic cell genome editing targeted to heart failure-associated genetic loci, and 2) engineer autologous cardiac microtissues assembled with two distinct classes of macrophages to study cardiac function and genome editing reagents.
The Hinson lab at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine and UConn Health studies human cardiovascular disorders especially heart failure using a combination of approaches including genome editing, pluripotent stem cell technology, genomics assays, and tissue engineering. We are a highly-collaborative multi-disciplinary team that includes expertise in genome biology, computation biology, tissue engineering and clinical cardiovascular medicine.
- Ph.D. in cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, or related field of study.
- Prior research experience in at least two of the following areas: pluripotent stem cell biology and differentiation, cellular physiology, next-generation genome sequencing assays especially RNA-seq, and tissue engineering especially involving engineered cardiac tissues.
- Experience in single cell technologies for transcriptomics, flow cytometry (or other forms of cytometric analyses), cellular histology and confocal microscopy especially live-cell imaging is particularly desirable.
- Candidates should have a publication record in peer-reviewed journals.
- Excellent writing and communication skills, able to work independently and effectively with other members in a productive team.
- Experience with R, Python or similar statistical package is helpful, as well as experience with clustering, pathway, genetic and genomic data analyses and bioinformatics.
**Please submit your current CV, at least 2 letters of reference, and 1-page (maximum) statement of Research Interests and Career Goals at time of application.**
We are a diverse and inclusive research group, aspiring to produce top science and scientists through attentive and progressive mentoring and interdisciplinary teamwork.