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Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 4 days ago(9/24/2020 7:00 AM)
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.  The Center for Biometric Analysis (CBA) is a state-of-the-art scientific service facility providing scientists with extensive expertise and equipment to perform in vivo mouse phenotyping across a wide range of biomedical domains including diabetes, obesity, exercise physiology and cardiovascular disease. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and skilled Research Assistant with a keen interest in metabolism and physiology.  The day to day activities of the role will include conducting mouse phenotyping procedures, quality control and analysis of the resulting data, schedule planning, developing and documenting methodologies, as well as assisting in the preparation of data packages and scientific reports.  The successful candidate will become highly proficient in mouse phenotyping procedures such as indirect calorimetry, glucose tolerance, body composition analysis, cardiac ultrasound, and electrocardiography.
Job ID
2020-27981
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/16/2020 9:27 AM)
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.     The Ke Lab invites applicants for Research Assistants to join 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, the Ke Lab utilizes multidisciplinary approaches, including cutting-edge computational biology, biochemistry, innovative bio-technologies, genetics and molecular biology.   We invite highly motivated individuals who are eager to acquire new knowledge and grow new skill sets in a team environment. Candidates with a background in one or multiple areas are preferred, including computational programming, cell culture, biochemistry, molecular biology, biotechnological method development, mouse genetics, neurosciences, immunology, stem cell, or cancer biology. The Research Assistant position offers a very exciting opportunity for junior researchers to grow their research experience and skills broadly and thoroughly. We strongly support research assistants for first-authorship/co-authorship in high quality publications, and firmly promote their professional career advancement.  
Job ID
2018-25525
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/15/2020 7:01 AM)
The Laboratory of Dr. Kristen O’Connell is seeking a highly organized and skilled Research Assistant II. The O’Connell Lab focuses on the impact of genetic and environmental factors on hypothalamic circuits regulating energy balance and related behaviors, particularly with regard to diseases such as obesity, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease. The successful candidate for this position will be primarily be responsible for performing experiments using brain slice electrophysiology to measure intrinsic and synaptic plasticity in genetically diverse mice in addition to performing general laboratory routine procedures and assisting with animal care related to on-going electrophysiology projects. This role requires a high level of self-motivation and organization, along with the ability and willingness to acquire new skills. The candidate must be capable of working independently as well as in a team environment.
Job ID
2020-27932
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/3/2020 12:22 PM)
The Transgenic Genotyping Service (TGS) has a Genotyping Technician position available working in the Genotyping Lab in Bar Harbor! 
Job ID
2020-27915
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/27/2020 8:00 AM)
The group of Dr. Cathleen Lutz has an opening for a full-time position as a Research Assistant. The Research Assistant will be a collaborative member of the cross functional In Vivo department and may be assigned work within the Research and Development (R&D) team. This position will involve performing general mouse biomethods (e.g. common routes of injections, in-life biosample collection, clinical observations, necropsy) and common laboratory procedures (e.g. RT-PCR, western blotting, ELISA), and performing, after training, advanced lab techniques such as in vitro and ex vivo cell culture and flow cytometry. The position requires a highly motivated individual with a passion for learning who works well in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment. Ability to follow established routine procedures and defined schedules, keep records, and work in a team is critical.
Job ID
2020-27914
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/26/2020 12:13 PM)
Excellent opportunity to join the Genome Technologies team at JAX at our campus in Farmington, Connecticut! 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.
Job ID
2020-27938
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/3/2020 9:36 AM)
The Genome Technologies team has an exciting opening for a Genomic Technologist. This individual 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 Genomic Technologist will work directly with the research and clinical labs to provide services and training. 
Job ID
2020-27845