Postdoctoral Associate - Ucar Lab

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Farmington, Connecticut

Job posting number: #7217126 (Ref:JR004401)

Posted: February 13, 2024

Job Description

Title: Postdoctoral Position
Institution: Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Location: Farmington, CT
Send: Cover letter and CV with contact information for three references


The Ucar lab is seeking motivated computational scientists interested in studying how epigenomes of human immune cells change with age and diseases including COVID-19. We use diverse approaches in genomics, bioinformatics, systems biology and immunology to understand how epigenetic regulation of gene expression programs are disrupted by genetics and environment. We are seeking highly-motivated individuals who have prior experience with programming and genomic data analyses. More information can be found at: https://www.ucarlab.com/

How to apply:
• Apply online: https://www.jax.org/careers-and-training/career-opportunities
https://careers-jax.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchKeyword=ucar
• Or send your CV and contact information of three references to Dr. Ucar
• Contact information can be found at (https://www.ucarlab.com/)

Responsibilities
• Conduct genomic data analyses and build computational pipelines and methods when necessary.
• Clearly and concisely conveys information verbally and in written form as manuscripts.
• Attend lab meetings and present his/her work to the team.

Qualifications

Prior experience in conducting and publishing research.

A PhD. in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Applied Math).

Recent PhDs or PhDs who are interested in changing disciplines are encouraged to apply.


This is a full-time position eligible for retirement and health care benefits.

JAX Salary  
Year 0 - 1    $65,589  
Year 1 - 2    $67,318  
Year 2 - 3     $69,095  
Year 3 - 4     $70,521  
Year 4 - 5     $72,877  
Year 5 - 6     $75,569

About JAX:

The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and nearly 3,000 employees in locations across the United States (Maine, Connecticut, California), Japan and 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.

Founded in 1929, JAX applies over nine decades of expertise in genetics to increase understanding of human disease, advancing treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease. It models and interprets genomic complexity, integrates basic research with clinical application, educates current and future scientists, and provides critical data, tools and services to the global biomedical community. For more information, please visit www.jax.org​​​​​​​.

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.



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.


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