Postdoctoral Position

Farmington, Connecticut (US)
Salary commensurate with experience.
January 27 2021
Life Sciences, Genomics
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

PI: Julia Oh, Ph.D. Associate Professor


Send: Cover letter and CV with three references

We seek to use diverse approaches in genomics, bioinformatics, synthetic biology, molecular biology, and microbiology. Our goals are to understand the complexity of our body’s microbial communities and use this information to manipulate the microbiome for therapeutic ends.

Said postdoctoral fellow can fit into any one of the major endeavors of the lab:

-Developing computational methods for analysis of large-scale metagenomic data, in particular, uncharacterized space.

-Developing CRISPR/Cas-based tools leveraging synthetic biology for microbiome engineering

-Microbiome and microbial metabolomic modeling computationally, experimentally, and with mice

-Organoid/germ-free mouse examination of host-microbiome interactions

Required Skills:

Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD with an exceptional record of research accomplishments and the enthusiasm to conduct research in a highly collaborative and inter-disciplinary environment. Our lab has had a strong track record of placing postdocs into competitive positions.

About the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine:

The Jackson Laboratory is a world­-renowned research and educational institution with programs in statistical genomics, bioinformatics, genome technology, cancer, aging, stem cell, neurobiology, immunology, and microbiome. The Laboratory is recognized internationally for its excellence in research and educational activities, unparalleled genomic resources, and outstanding research support services. It is voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States for 2012 in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine.

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine is part of a $1.1 billion new venture between The Jackson Laboratory and the state of Connecticut. The institute is located in a new, dedicated, state-of-the-art research building, a 183,000 ft2 space incorporating a broad range of the most advanced research laboratories and supporting facilities. It is within 2-hour drive of both New York City and Boston.

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