Faculty | Aging/Regeneration | Bar Harbor, ME

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

Faculty | Aging & Regeneration
Bar Harbor, ME

The Jackson Laboratory is seeking a faculty member with expertise in aging and/or regeneration at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level to join the faculty of JAX Mammalian Genetics at their Bar Harbor, Maine headquarters.

JAX is specifically seeking to recruit a scientist with expertise in exploring contemporary genetics and molecular advances to tackle mechanisms of aging and/or regenerative processes.

Specific Areas of Expertise of Interest to JAX could include:
* Identifying and disrupting the networks activated by the aging process including mechanisms that trigger the development of chronic disease.
* Discovering mechanisms that cause changes in the interactions between body systems during aging.
* Investigation of molecular pathways that cause changes in cell states as a function of aging.
* Identifying processes of renewal, restoration and replacement conferring tissue and organ resilience to disturbance or damage.
* Harnessing molecular, cell, tissue and organ systems to regain and augment regenerative potential, including therapeutic stem cells, tissue engineering or artificial organoids.

Professional Qualifications
* Doctoral degree in Immunology, Genetics, Gerontology/Biogerontology, or Regenerative Medicine or other field associated with the processes of aging/regeneration with postdoctoral training in a relevant area.
* Demonstrated potential to develop a strong external funded research program in the field of aging and/or regeneration.
* Candidates for the Associate and Full Professor ranks must have a distinguished record of published research, demonstrating significant impact on the profession, and success at securing funding to support research programs.
* Demonstrated experience in managing projects and collaboration is essential.
* Prior success in and desire to contribute to team projects on an ongoing basis is required.
* Experience presenting at conferences and workshops.
* Strong track record of peer-reviewed publication in reputable scientific journals.
* Successful record of mentoring and/or teaching.
* Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement and three Letters of Reference

About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
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!

EEO Statement:
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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 755185

Posted On: May 20, 2022

Updated On: May 20, 2022