Associate and Full Professor Faculty Positions

The Jackson Laboratory
Bar Harbor, Maine
October 05 2017
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The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is inviting applications for Associate and Full Professor positions at our mammalian genetics headquarters in Bar Harbor, Maine. JAX conducts basic and translational research using multidisciplinary approaches to investigate complex biologicalquestions with a focus on genetics and genomics.

JAX is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with a dynamic research portfolio including the following centers: National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center; Alzheimer’s Precision Model Center; Center for Systems Neurogenetics of Addiction; Center for Precision Genetics;Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in Basic Biology of Aging; and the Roux Center for Genomics and Computational Biology. JAXis home to internationally recognized information resources including the Mouse Genome Informatics (MGI) database and the Gene Ontology and Human Phenotype Ontology projects.

Translational research collaborations in genomics-based, personalized medicine are fostered throughThe Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine located in Farmington, Conn. JAX faculty are supported by outstanding scientific services; unparalleled mouse and genomic resources; postdoctoral and predoctoral training programs; and numerous courses and conferences centered on the mouse as a genetic model for human biology and disease.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree;a minimum of 3-5 years of experience asan assistant professoror higher; a solid funding base; a record of significant research accomplishments; and must present long-term research goals consistent with establishing and maintaining a highly successful research program at The Jackson Laboratory for Mammalian Genetics in Bar Harbor, Maine.


  • Cancer Biology and Cancer Genomics
    Includes progenitor cell biology; cancer immunology; DNA repair; mechanisms of cancer progression and evolution; drug action and therapy response and resistance; and cancer model development
  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
    Includes cross-organism alignment of clinical genetic data with animal models of human disease; creation of algorithms to integrate genome-phenome data sets; systems genetics approaches to complex trait analysis; models of cancer biology; tumor evolution; tumor-immune systems interactions; and mechanisms of therapy response and resistance
  • Immunology
    Includes animal models of autoimmunity, allergy, inflammation, cancer and regenerative processes; development of targets for therapeutic intervention; and the identification of novel diagnostic procedures

Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae and a concise statement of research interests and plans asone document to, select “FacultyPositions” link. In addition, please arrange to have threeletters of reference sent to:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.