Postdoctoral Position

Farmington, Connecticut (US)
Salary commensurate with experience.
February 01 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

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:

Key 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.


•         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. 

How to apply:

•         Apply online:

•         Or send your CV and contact information of three references to Dr. Ucar

•         Contact information can be found at (

About the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine:

The Jackson Laboratory is a world­renowned 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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