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Faculty | Immunity/Infectious Disease | Bar Harbor

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

Job Description

Immunology (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level)
Bar Harbor, ME or Farmington, CT

(JAX) is seeking faculty members with expertise in several areas of Immunology at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level to join the faculty of JAX Mammalian Genetics at Bar Harbor, ME campus and of JAX Genomic Medicine at Farmington, CT campus.

JAX is a vibrant basic research institution and a great environment for immunologists interested in exploring genetics and genomics of immunity in human and mouse, and the interface of immunity with aging, complex diseases (in particular cancer and neurodegeneration), and susceptibility/resilience to infections. The research program at the Laboratory is supported by several NCI/NIH funded research centers including JAX NCI designated Cancer Center, NIAID U19 Cooperative Center for Human immunology, and three NIA-funded aging centers: Interventional Testing Program, Nathan Shock Center, and JAX Center for Aging Research. Furthermore, JAX Genomic Medicine Laboratory in Farmington is associated with several regional hospitals including Children's Medical Center, UConn Medical Center and Cancer Institute at Hartford Hospital.

Particular areas of interest include;
Primary and Acquired Immunodeficiencies: among others, we have a Rare and Orphan Disease Center, CLIA certified Laboratory in Farmington, as well as a commitment to building up infectious disease capacity (BSL2-3 facilities in Bar Harbor).
B cells and antibody responses including their role in cancer, aging, neuroinflammation, neurodegeneration, and interaction with microbiome. Opportunity to interface with proteomics and antibody service core, and with systems immunology program.
Innate immunity and inflammation including their role in pathogenesis of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, aging, and Alzheimer Disease.
Interface of metabolism, immune regulation and microbiome including opportunities of collaboration with most of the programs at both campuses including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, aging, and Alzheimer Disease.

Professional Qualifications
Doctoral degree specializing in Pathology, Immunology, Infectious Disease, or Genetics with postdoctoral training in a relevant area and strong publication record.
For senior scientists, demonstrated potential to develop a strong external funded research program in the field of immunity and/or infectious disease.

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: 755193

Posted On: May 20, 2022

Updated On: May 20, 2022