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The Center for Biometric Analysis provides research space for performing whole animal in vivo phenotyping in depth and at scale, including physiology, cardiovascular and metabolic assessments; pre-clinical imaging modalities; and behavioral assessments including learning, memory, anxiety, depression, social behavior, addiction behavior and motor behavior. We are looking to recruit an adaptable, curious, and organized Research Assistant to perform characterization of mice using a subset of these phenotyping platforms.
The Hinson lab is seeking an independent, highly-motivated PhD-level scientist (<2 years postdoc experience) with a strong background in cell biology and tissue engineering 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 tissue engineering, genome editing, pluripotent stem cell technology and genomics assays. 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 biomedical engineering
- Prior research experience in at least two of the following areas: tissue engineering especially involving engineered cardiac tissues, pluripotent stem cell biology and differentiation, cellular physiology and next-generation genome sequencing assays especially RNA-seq.
- 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.
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) aims to generate 800 knockout mouse strains over the next 3 years and characterize 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.
The Jackson Laboratory, a 90-year old biomedical research institute, seeks a dynamic and entrepreneurial Director of Planned Giving, tasked with building a robust and productive planned giving program to help lead the Laboratory towards its Centennial in 2029.
This position will be based in the Northeast US, with regular travel for meetings with JAX prospects and donors; regular travel to JAX campuses in Bar Harbor, ME and Farmington, CT are required as needed.
The Director, Planned Giving will successfully develop and execute the Lab’s Planned Giving program, collaborating with advancement staff to develop strategies to solicit philanthropic support from a prospect portfolio of individuals capable of planned and major gifts of $100,000+. Reporting to the Senior Director of Development, this external role will spend the majority of time out of the office cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors and prospects, often in collaboration with senior leadership and scientists. The majority of the prospect and donor portfolio are individuals but the role will also provide consultative council to major and principal gifts staff in the management of key prospects capable of significant ($1M+) gifts to the Jackson Laboratory.
The ideal candidate is a creative and achievement-oriented individual who thrives in an entrepreneurial and results-measuring environment. They are detail-oriented, have experience working with high impact individuals and foundations, and can successfully manage multiple priorities and donor relationships simultaneously.
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.
An integral opportunity is available in JAX Genomic Education to guide the next generation of scientists. The Program Director (PD) for Postdoctoral and Predoctoral Education works closely with students and trainees and serves as the liaison between them and other JAX internal groups, including faculty and Human Resources. As a member of the Predoc/Postdoc Training Committee, the PD advocates for effective programming that supports and prepares trainees for future careers in science, academia, and industry.
The Jackson Laboratory currently has full time opportunities in their Customer Service Department for Customer Service Representatives, and these positions can be based out of Sacramento, CA, Bar Harbor, ME, or Farmington, CT. This role serves as the customer advocate while providing exceptional support service by timely responding to communications from customers concerning orders, product availability and relaying prices of JAX® Mice and related products as well as accurately entering orders into our order processing system. Requirements also include outbound calling initiatives and efficiently resolving customer concerns and demonstration of excellent problem solving skills. Candidates must be self-starters with a high level of initiative with the ability to multi-task effectively. They must have strong interpersonal and teamwork skills with a positive “can do” attitude and customer-centric outlook. The standard work schedule for this position will be scheduled for 40 hours, Monday through Friday, between the core hours of 8am-5pm in California and 6am-6pm in Connecticut/Maine, but is subject to change based on business needs.
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.
The Software Engineer – HRIS will be comfortable working in an Agile software development environment in which daily communication, interaction, and sharing of ideas with peers and clients are essential for success. The successful incumbent will thrive in a rapidly changing technology landscape in which it is required to learn new technologies to solve current scientific problems on the job without formal training. Domain knowledge in bioinformatics is also required, particularly in functional genomics, sequence interpretation and genomic database interpretation.
The Ke Lab has a postdoctoral associate opening in computational biology at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. The Ke Lab focuses on RNA, a central node of genetic information flow from DNA to protein (https://www.jax.org/research-and-faculty/faculty/shengdong-ke). Malfunction of RNAs leads to many human diseases, including neurological diseases and cancer. To thoroughly address fundamental molecular mechanisms of RNA genomics, the Ke lab utilizes multidisciplinary approaches, including computational biology, biochemistry, innovative biotechnologies, genetics and molecular biology. We are especially interested in the fundamental mechanism of m6A RNA genomics; and regulation of m6A RNA genomics in neurological disease and cancer, using mouse and human iPS models.
As a Big Data Sofware Engineer come join a dynamic team and have a high impact on big data projects at the leading edge of biomedical research.
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT is seeking a Senior Software Engineer for Data Engineering. This position reports to the Associate Director of Computational Sciences Scientific Computing (CSSC) team that is primarily responsible for developing software applications for scientific research programs.
This role will have a high impact on big data projects supporting research at the forefront of genetics and genomics. This is an exciting opportunity to work creatively solving tough problems with truly big data. The solutions you develop will lead to better understanding of highly complex biological systems, and support the search for cures to cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and other genetic disorders.
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) IT team is looking for an experienced leader in Product Management to help support JAX Mice and Clinical Research Services (JMCRS) and Education. As a leader, this role will require working across all roles in IT, stakeholders in JMCRS and Education, and a host of others on cross-functional and often cross-departmental teams to develop and deliver on a product roadmap. This individual will be responsible both for the management and leadership of their delivery team, communication to stakeholders on progress of the roadmap, as well as the deliverables themselves. This delivery will be done on the Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, SalesForce.com, and Core Informatics software packages as well as some smaller applications.
The Network Achitect is responsible for the architectural design, development, and deployment of the enterprise's overall IT systems. Defines IT system solutions based on customer needs, cost, and required integration with existing applications, systems, or platforms.
Assures alignment with upstream and downstream elements of the domain architecture and enterprise architecture (EA). Serves as a visionary that leads the investment analysis in technologies that support the mission of laboratory.
The incumbent keeps up to date on new hardware and software technology and tests how these tools can improve systems performance. The Architect must incorporate security practices and policies into the design. A key job role is to share knowledge with all members of the IT Team.
The Architect in a technical solution architect role, reporting into an operations team, may perform hands on technical work to implement, test and maintain the systems. When systems vulnerabilities arise, the incumbent implements security patches or other countermeasures. This person will contribute to daily operational ticket work, and may be called on after normal work hours to assist with emergency situations.
The IT Architect reports to an IT Director to serve the role as a solution architect, enterprise architect, or information architect. The architect will work independently, will collaborate with other team members in the technical and operational teams, will interact with vendors, and will partner with the EA group. The incumbent interacts regularly with management and staff outside the IT department.
Develops, implements, and administers programs to provide for the smooth transition of international employees and affiliates into the country. Program includes information, tools and training to prepare and support the employees and their families. Assistance includes job related functions such as onboarding, employee relations, and career development, as well as integration into the local communities (e.g., housing, banking, transportation, day care and medical).
This role will be responsible for managing and improving quality of services, processes and products for In Vivo Pharmacology and preclinical drug efficacy testing to ensure top and bottom-line growth and achievement of financial goals. Major areas of oversight may include defining and implementing business strategy related to products and services, performance metrics, product and service quality, customer satisfaction, market analysis, revenue forecasting, inventory optimization, pricing and discounting, development of new products and services, and ensuring an enhanced experience for customers. This position interacts extensively with management and staff in the In Vivo Services, Customer Service, Marketing, Opportunity Development, Technical Information Services, and Product Managers at JAX. Success in this position also requires routine interactions with external customers and collaborative interaction with other Jackson Laboratory managers and personnel whose teams impact the customer experience which may include, but are not limited to Production Operations, Genetic Resources, IT, Finance, System Integrations and Logistics, and Transportation. This individual will direct Product Management activities for the In Vivo Pharmacology product line, which includes humanized mouse models, patient-derived xenograft models, and In Vivo pharmacology preclinical services.
The Jackson Laboratory seeks an Application Architect to work in Bar Harbor, Maine. The Application Architect identifies, develops, creates, and modifies Enterprise Solution Architecture (ESA) and related Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software to accomplish organizational goals.
This is a great opportunity to work with our fast paced facilities team providing administrative support for 10-12 staff within our engineering team!
The Building Trades Technician position is responsible for a variety of related tasks on building envelopes and interiors. Assignments include carpentry, masonry, painting, siding, flooring, lock installation & repair, windows, doors, roofing, furniture repair & installation, dry wall, ceilings, minor electrical, lighting, plumbing and other related tasks pertaining to general building maintenance.
Building Trades Technician I - Performs work with minimal supervision and leads small contractor projects. Years of experience < 10 years.
Building Trades Technician II - Performs work with greater degree of selfsufficiency and independence. Be a mentor, provide guidance and trains lower level technicians, and manage significant realted projects with minimal guidance. Years of experience > 10 years.
All positions reports to the Maintenance Supervisor/Manager.
The Associate Study Director will be a key leader within the Genetic Engineering Technologies team that builds strong collaborative internal relationships with Research staff as well as key external customer relationships. This individual captures their project needs, develops study designs, and ensures effective project management, oversight and communication to forward their research while providing a word-class customer experience. They are a key subject matter expert empowering internal staff and positioning JAX as a model development leader to grow customer base and support achievement of financial goals. They ensure accurate project tracking and pipeline reporting and are a key contributor to operational troubleshooting and identifying and driving innovation efforts to maintain cutting-edge scientific techniques and differentiated service offerings while improving capacity and operational efficiencies.
The Director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion leads the development and implementation of proactive equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging intitiatives in support of JAX values, culture and strategic priorities. This role will be responsible for bringing world class diversity practices to JAX and will champion the importance and value of a diverse and inclusive environment. The role will actively engage with Human Resources, managers, and employees to further education, behaviours, practices, and policies that support diversity, equity and inclusion. This role will collaborate with Learning and Development (L&D) and support key L&D initiatives.
This position can be based out of our Bar Harbor, ME or our Farmington, CT campus and time spent on each campus will be required including travel to our Sacramento, CA campus and off site JAX retreats, as required.