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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, 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 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.
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.
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).
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 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.
Want to be on the cutting edge of the development and oversight of the entire training program for customer service representatives (CSRs), including regular updates and review of core curricula?
This role will report to the Associate Director, Customer Service and with be the primary contact in communications with managers to identify programmatic training needs, review of key metrics and performance indicators as-well-as regular observation of CSR performance quality. Based on these observations and discussions, the position will work with managers to create development plans for teams and individuals. The success of the training program manager will be will be measured on the effectiveness of achieving key performance and quality goals for the department.
The Director, Clinical and Translational Genomic Services at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine is responsible for the overall operation, leadership, and administration of JAX’s Clinical and Preclinical Genomic Services Laboratory. The Director will maintain regulatory compliance in accordance with Federal, State Regulations governing clinical laboratories, and the requirements for accreditation by the College of American Pathologists, fostering a culture of innovation and transparency, while providing accurate and reliable patient test results. The Director will serve as the technical face of the JAX genomic services laboratory, providing strategic consultation and guidance to customers, external collaborators and internal stakeholders on leading edge NGS based technologies, and their applications in clinical settings while maintaining a constructive and collaborative working relationship. This position reports to the Scientific Director, JGM.
Computational Sciences, the central bioinformatics R&D department at The Jackson Laboratory, is seeking a Senior Computational Scientist who will participate in its collaborative bioinformatics program and make leading contributions to the cutting-edge projects in statistical/quantitative genetics and integrative genomic analysis at the interface of mammalian and human genetics at The Jackson Laboratory.
The successful candidate is expected to independently establish collaborations within JAX and to provide leadership in grant applications as Co-I/multi-PI, or bioinformatics leadership in a significant scientific program at JAX. The major areas of research at JAX include cancer biology, aging, immunology, metabolic disorders, neurobiology, and stem cell & developmental biology.
The preferred location of this role is Bar Harbor, ME, however the role can also be located in Farmington, CT. The option of working partially remote will be available upon further discussion.
The Associate Director, Clinical Genomics Laboratory will be primarily responsible for the oversight of clinical sample processing and reporting of patient results reliably and accurately in the Molecular Genetics CLIA laboratory. Reporting to the Director, Clinical and Translational Genomic services, this position will ensure the lab continues to process patient samples with the utmost quality and integrity, maintaining regulatory compliance in accordance with Federal, State Regulations governing clinical laboratories, and the requirements for accreditation by the College of American Pathologists.
The Jackson Laboratory is seeking a Biostatistician 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).
The Computational Science group presently consists of computational biologists, physicists, statisticians and computer scientists who practices principled data science approaches to obtain biologically relevant information from data. The members of the Computational Science is focused on team work and therefore members have the opportunity to learn continuously.
The Ruan Lab at JAX-GM is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral associate to participate in research directed toward elucidating the structures and dynamics of complex genomes. For more on the Ruan Lab’s research and goals, visit: Yijun Ruan Lab
Our Postdoctoral Associates enjoy distinct advantages, including:
• Advanced research in 3D epigenome technology and Biology.
• A uniquely collaborative environment that fosters interdisciplinary “team science” without departmental barriers
• Unparalleled genomic resources and superior research support services
• Close interaction with our award-winning faculty members
• Partnerships with leading universities and medical centers
• Numerous courses and conferences focused on genetics, genomics and biomedicine
• Exceptional benefits, ample time off and other valuable programs
• Working for an institution that has repeatedly been voted among the top 15 “Best Places to work in Academia” in the world by readers of The Scientist
The Jackson Laboratoryis seeking a Computational Scientist focused within Immunology to join our Computational Sciences (CS) 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.
The Computational Science group presently consists of computational biologists, physicists, statisticians and computer scientists who practices principled data science approaches to obtain biologically relevant information from data. The members of the CS is focused on team work and therefore members have the opportunity to learn continuously.
The Data Services Team within Research Information Technologies is on a mission is to enable, facilitate, and accelerate research and discovery at the Jackson Laboratory (JAX). Reaching this goal by working both internally and externally with other research institutions, JAX is leading this mission of data democratization, open science, and best practices of data governance, provenance, software development, high performance computing, cloud computing. The Data Services Team supports this goal by applying best-in-class approaches for data acquisition (including metadata capture), linked-data infrastructure supporting a future of infrastructure flexibility, and scalability.
The Systems Analyst’s role is to plan, design and launch efficient systems in support of scientific research functions and processes. This includes gathering and analyzing data and documenting business processes and requirements. This individual will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help maximize the benefit of Research IT system investments.
Do you crave the excitement of working at a start-up company, coupled with the resources and support of an established and well-respected organization? 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 Data Engineer will build, manage and optimize data pipelines for key data and analytics consumers such as data analysts, data scientists, and research scientists. They will play a pivot role in operationalizing large scale data capture, management data analytics initiatives. This individual will apply their strong analytical capabilities, creativity, and problem solving skills in close collaboration with IT members, faculty and staff scientists, and senior leaders at Jackson Laboratory. This role will also work with collaborators outside of Jackson Laboratory to architect and manage the flow and integration of externally sourced data with in house data.
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.
Genomic Technologist II/III
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.
The Technologist II or III are distinguishable primarily by level of education, relevant & years of experience, independent judgment, complexity of assignments, supervision required, proficiency in problem solving, and diversity of training. In addition a Technologist III will be responsible for mentoring and training other members of the lab.