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Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/19/2020 7:32 PM)
The Product Designer is responsible for strategic IT product roadmaps, prioritization of work, research and design of software, creation, delivery and management of product roadmaps and IT programs, and management of resource allocations for the delivery team assigned. The Product Designerworks in a matrix fashion leading the work of technical IT teams and may have direct reports that consists of 1 or more teams of 6-8 team members each. The Product Designer interfaces closely with business stakeholders including senior management members in order to understand and influence the business strategy and create a corresponding information technology strategy and roadmap. The Product Designer makes prioritization decisions among competing demands to best achieve business goals. This position is ultimately accountable for the successful delivery of projects, programs and efforts for the purpose of realizing the product roadmaps
Job ID
2020-27821
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor | US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/17/2020 7:52 PM)
Reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer, the Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) leads the development and implementation of bold and proactive equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives in support of JAX values, culture and strategic priorities. This role will be responsible for bringing and leading world class diversity practices to JAX and will champion the importance and value of a diverse and inclusive environment covering every part of the JAX organization, including research, mouse production, clinical and research services, and education.  The role will actively engage with senior leadership, faculty, managers, employees, and students to further education, behaviors, practices, and policies that support diversity, equity and inclusion.  
Job ID
2020-27819
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/16/2020 2:17 PM)
Technologist II, Clinical Assay Development Full Time, Farmington CT   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
Job ID
2020-27697
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/15/2020 8:44 PM)
The Computational Sciences-Scientific Computing group is looking for a software quality assurance (SQA) lead (full/senior) with an interest in biomedical research. This is an excellent opportunity to build, expand and manage a small team of quality engineers and learn modern software testing frameworks and technologies (hands-on). This role shares equal responsibility for delivering high-quality software applications on time in collaboration with development lead and project manager, while meeting scientific goals. In addition, you would lead education of the development team in best practices in the full scope of testing and software release.   This role will have a high impact on software projects supporting research at the forefront of genetics and genomics research. This is an exciting opportunity to work creatively solving challenging problems, both in building new tools from scratch, and in developing processes for interconnecting existing scientific software applications. 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.   *partial remote candidates must be willing to travel periodically (at least once a month) to Farmington CT or Bar Harbor ME campuses.
Job ID
2020-27733
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/15/2020 2:44 PM)
Postdoctoral Associate Lee Lab The Lee lab is seeking a highly-motivated postdoc with strong background in bioinformatics and computational biology. The Lee Lab at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine uses state-of-the-art technologies to study structural genomic variation in human biology, evolution and disease. Ongoing studies in the lab include: 1. accurate identification and annotation of structural variation in human and other vertebrate genomes; 2. identification and characterization of genetic aberrations associated with ceongenital birth defects; 3. the development of new diagnostic assays and platforms for genomic medicine; 4. understanding genome evolution in vertebrate species and its impact on genome stability
Job ID
2020-27813
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/15/2020 11:23 AM)
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
2020-27817
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/11/2020 11:31 AM)
Bioinformatics - Postdoctoral Associate Dr. Peter Robinson Lab The Jackson Laboratory   Full time position for a Bioinformatics Postdoctoral Associate to join an interdisciplinary team of computational biologists, clinicians, and ontologists who are working together to develop machine-learning and semantic algorithms for the analysis of clinical data. The position is located at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT   We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who will take a hands-on, problem-solving approach to clinical machine-learning, collegial work environment that is infused with intellectual rigor. The right candidate will have an outstanding academic record and strong communication skills, will demonstrate innovative and analytical thinking, and will enjoy working as part of the CTSA National Center for Data to Health (CD2H; https://ctsa.ncats.nih.gov/cd2h/). The new National Center for Data to Health (CD2H), a multi-institutional consortium led by OHSU, has been awarded a $25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to support the use of health data, algorithms and information systems to bridge basic science and clinical research and to foster collaboration across more than 50 medical research institutions within the national Clinical and Translational Science Awards network.
Job ID
2020-27646
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/5/2020 2:02 PM)
SUPERVISOR OF CLINICAL VIROLOGY FULL TIME/TEMPORARY   Under the general supervision of the Clinical Laboratory Manager and/or Clinical Laboratory Director, provides assistance in planning, organizing and preparing laboratory exercises in support of the Clinical Genomics Laboratory (CGL) at JAX Genomic Medicine. A primary responsibility is to supervise laboratory personnel, overseeing clinical/production testing and troubleshooting issues if they arise. This position requires a high degree of technical abilities in molecular biology and virology. The position also requires administrative duties such as weekly laboratory updates, management of laboratory inventory, and other duties deemed necessary by the Clinical Laboratory Manager and/or Clinical Laboratory Director.   Certification: ASCP Certification in Molecular Biology
Job ID
2020-27805
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/4/2020 1:10 PM)
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.
Job ID
2018-25477
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/2/2020 3:48 PM)
CLINICAL GENOMIC TECHOLOGIST, COVID 19 Full Time, Temporary (3-6 months)   The Clinical Genomics Technologist II will be responsible for accessioning and processing COVID19 clinical samples in the Clinical Genomics Laboratory. 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.
Job ID
2020-27795
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/30/2020 12:50 PM)
The Jackson Laboratory is immediately seeking a computational scientist at the level (Assistant/Associate/Full Computational Scientist) 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). Cross campus and industry collaborations are encouraged.   When organizational business travel safely resumes, the Computational Scientist hire is expected to make periodic multi-day work visits to the Bar Harbor, ME campus of The Jackson Laboratory.
Job ID
2020-27677
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington | US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/27/2020 4:29 PM)
Systems Analyst - Cloud   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.
Job ID
2020-27492
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor | US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/27/2020 3:25 PM)
As a full time System Engineer at The Jackson Laboratory, you'll be part of an organization whose IT technology is as exciting and progressive as our science. We are currently looking for motivated individuals who will work with our computational scientists, system administrators, and other Research IT staff to design, configure, and implement efficient research computing systems in support of scientific research functions and processes
Job ID
2020-27521
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/26/2020 12:16 PM)
Postdoctoral Research Associate (wet lab) Ruan Lab at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine   The Ruan Lab is currently funded by two NIH center grants (4DN and ENCODE), and supported by the Roux family endowment and the JAX 3D Genome Center. Its primary mission is to develop cutting-age technologies for comprehensive mapping of 3D genome organizations in human and mouse, and to uncover the molecular mechanisms that control important genome functional modulation including gene transcription regulation. In this position within the Ruan Lab and the JAX 3D Genome Center, the incumbent will provide scientific and programmatic leadership in the strategic discussion, technological development, experimental implementation, and data analysis/ interpretation, etc. The role will involve significant interaction and collaboration within the center, the Jackson Laboratory, and with external partners, particularly within the 4DN and ENCODE consortia.  This position offers great growth opportunity to contribute both in novel technology development and advanced genomic discoveries that have immediate relevance in genetics and clinical significance in an innovative and fast-paced team environment. For more information on the Ruan Lab’s research and goals, visit: https://www.jax.org/research-and-faculty/research-labs/the-ruan-lab.   Qualifications - PhD in genomics, genetics, molecular biology, and related areas - Strong background in genomics and epigenomics, chromatin biology - Solid publication track record - Experiences with microfluidics and single cell analysis are desirable   To Apply Please send a curriculum vitae (CV) to Dr. Yijun Ruan (yijun.ruan@jax.org).
Job ID
2019-27331
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/26/2020 12:15 PM)
Postdoctoral Associate – Ucar Lab   We are looking for a talented and motivated individual to join Ucar Lab as a postdoctoral researcher. The Ucar Lab studies the dynamics of epigenomic regulation of gene expression in human cells and discovers predictive signatures pertaining to human aging and aging-diseases.  For more information please visit http://ucarlab.org/
Job ID
2019-26829
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/26/2020 12:15 PM)
Postdoctoral position available in Functional (epi) genomics of pancreatic islet dysfunction in type 2 diabetes PI: Michael L. Stitzel, Ph.D. The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine Farmington, CT The Stitzel lab at The Jackson Laboratory’s Genomic Medicine campus in the Hartford, CT area is seeking an independent, driven PhD-level scientist (<2 years previous postdoc experience) in integrated functional (epi)genomics and/or quantitative genetics to join our growing, externally-funded research program. Our overarching goal is to understand the genetic and cellular underpinnings of islet (dys)function and diabetes. We employ innovative (epi)genomic profiling and single cell genomic technologies, 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.     Interested and qualified individuals should submit a current CV, a 1-page (maximum) Statement of Research Interests and Career Goals, and contact information for 3 references at time of application. 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.
Job ID
2019-27183
Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor | US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/5/2020 3:28 PM)
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.
Job ID
2019-27071
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/28/2020 5:48 PM)
Associate/Full Computational Scientist Structural Variation (SV)     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 2 months ago(4/27/2020 8:55 AM)
Postdoctoral Associate – Computational Cancer Biology Li Lab   Dr. Sheng Li’s lab at JAX-GM in Hartford, CT area is seeking a computational biology postdoctoral associate who is interested in studying cancer functional genomics. The Li Lab’s primary interests are computational biology and machine learning with a focus on functional genomics in normal and cancer systems. For additional information, visit the Li Lab online.    Key Responsibilities: -  Develop principled methods, based on machine learning and advanced statistical modeling techniques to address biological questions. -  Analyze massive functional genomics data at single cell and population levels. Requirements: - PhD in Computational Biology, or related quantitative area. - A strong background in machine learning or substantial experience analyzing large genomic datasets. - Programming experience in R, Python, or C++. - Publications in peer-reviewed journals. - Strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, and enthusiastic about science.   Salary is competitive and will be supplemented with funding for computational equipment and for attending national and international conferences.    The Jackson Laboratory (JAX, www.jax.org) is a nonprofit biomedical research institute with over 2,000 employees whose mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for human disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. A National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center, JAX has a mammalian genetics headquarters in Bar Harbor, Maine, a facility in Sacramento, California, and a genomic medicine facility, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM), in Farmington, Connecticut.   JAX-GM is transforming medicine by improving patient care, lowering costs, and increasing life span and health span. JAX-GM’s research focuses on the complex genetic causes of disease and on the development of genomic solutions tailored to each person's unique genetic makeup.   JAX-GM sits on a 17-acre site on the campus of the University of Connecticut Health Center. The 183,500-square-foot facility opened in the fall of 2014. Now, it houses over 300 biomedical researchers, technicians, and support staff in state-of-the-art computing facilities and laboratories.   JAX-GM resides in the scenic town of Farmington, in the state’s capitol region. The Hartford region, which offers some of the best public schools in the country, is made up of both bigger cities and smaller, charming historic New England towns. JAX-GM is also geographically located within 2 hours of Boston and New York and is close to multiple transportation systems, including bus lines, highways, railroads and international airports. JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!   Our Values: INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us   What do we have to offer? JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement including an MBA program. Our campus offers a fitness center with an award-winning wellness program and an onsite full service cafeteria.   Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX’s mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.   The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.   Learn more about career opportunities at JAX: http://www.jax.org/careers.
Job ID
2019-27422
Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/27/2020 8:33 AM)
Postdoctoral position available in Multi-omics data analysis in immunology PI: Shuzhao Li, Ph.D. The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine Farmington, CT   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.   Qualifications: • 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 shuzhao.li@gmail.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.
Job ID
2020-27533