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Research Project Manager

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

Job Description

Summary
The Jackson Laboratory has an exciting opportunity as a Research Project Manager working with world-renowned scientist Dr. Nadia Rosenthal in the in Bar Harbor, Maine, located between the Gulf of Maine and the mountains of Acadia National Park.
Working within the Rosenthal Lab, the Research Project Manager works with cutting edge technology on JAX-Sen program with . The Research Project Manager will also schedule and attend all Governing Committee (GC) meetings while assisting Dr. Rosenthal with development of agenda and minutes. They will work in a collaborative team to oversee research operations of the Rosenthal Laboratory and regularly interface with key personnel and staff throughout JAX-Sen and SenNet. The Research Project Manager will also be responsible for day-to-day management of JAX mouse experiments and will serve as the point person to organize delivery of mice and data to internal and external collaborators.

Responsibilities
Manages the daily operation of the JAX-Sen project and Rosenthal Lab - ensure mice are obtained in a timely fashion, schedules sample delivery and metadata curation
Coordinate data transfer to external collaborators
Coordinate research team and conduct research, analyzing and communicating data
Provides training and guidance and resolves personnel problems. Participates in hiring, performance evaluation, development and mentoring of staff, and disciplinary decisions
Assist in preparation of materials for grant applications, patents, internal reports, and peer reviewed research papers
Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
BSc in a relevant field with at least 3 years of experience
Proven ability to design and evaluate scientifically controlled and relevant experiments, plus data organizational skills
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate clearly in person and in writing to subordinates, peers and higher-level managers. Possess the ability to present one's ideas and relevant information in a clear and concise manner.
Demonstrated ability to be a positive team player across diverse internal and external organizations
A deep and practical knowledge of mouse genetics and molecular biology as would normally be acquired through successful completion of JAX Genetics I and II
Advanced interpersonal skills sufficient for developing complex, dynamic relationship with a diverse variety of individuals representing a broad cross section of cultures, disciplines and levels of sophistication.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
Knowledge of project management and accountability.
Computer skills necessary for analyses, data acquisition, literature searches, data sharing, report presentation etc.
Ability to work with people across disciplines to gain their cooperation and commitment to projects with demanding deadlines, the ability to motivate others.
Proven abilites to formulate and write reports, including those needed for grants and peer reviewed papers.

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: 818399

Posted On: Sep 16, 2022

Updated On: Oct 26, 2022