Technology and Resource Development Scientist

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

Job Description

The Technology Evaluation and Development laboratory seeks a Technology and Resource development PhD scientist to further the research and technology goals of the laboratory. The ideal candidate would have completed a PhD program and have 0-3 years of postdoctoral experience. They would be well-versed in research methods including DNA, RNA and protein quantitation and characterization and in working on multiple overlapping projects focused on the generation and characterization of novel pipelines to progress the capabilities of the laboratory in genome editing and the development of modified embryonic stem cells. Knowledge of mouse genetics would be an advantage but not required. It is expected that the individual would be productive working both independently and in team-based projects within the laboratory and with internal and external stakeholders and scientific collaborators and in mentoring less-experienced colleagues. The ability to multi-task and remain productive is an essential element of this position. Excellent project or program management skills would be a requirement. Career opportunities exist towards seeking independent funding in project supporting the overall goals of the laboratory.

Key responsibilities
Maximize ideas and productivity working closely with a small independent laboratory
Seek novel solutions to identified research problems while working closely with other departments within JAX
Bring projects to completion and publication in a timely manner
Seek external funding, independently, or with internal or external collaborators

An early stage researcher within 3 years since attaining a Ph.D in molecular biology, genetics or related fields
Exceptional organization and project management skills
Proven ability to manage the work of co-workers in direct or dotted line relationships
Creative and independent thinking
Extensive knowledge of mammalian genetics, molecular biology, gene editing and gene therapy.

Pay Grade
Dependent on experience, 110-111

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: 909364

Posted On: Mar 28, 2023

Updated On: May 20, 2023

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