Postdoctoral Associate - Trowbridge Lab

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Bar Harbor, ME

Job posting number: #7086318

Posted: September 29, 2021

Job Description

Postdoctoral Associate

Trowbridge Lab

Bar Harbor, ME


A postdoctoral associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jennifer Trowbridge at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, to study epigenetic mechanisms governing hematopoietic stem cell lineage commitment and how deregulation of epigenetic modifications leads to myeloproliferative disorders including leukemia. The Trowbridge Lab offers a challenging but supportive environment. Past trainees have a noteworthy track record for obtaining grant funding and fellowships. For more information, please visit: https://trowbridgelab.com.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be able to plan, develop, execute, and analyze an independent research project.

Qualifications

M.D. or Ph.D. in biological or related sciences is required.
Strong training background in molecular biology, cell biology, and/or epigenetics/epigenomics is preferred.
Other areas of experience/training include stem cell biology, immunology, cancer biology, or developmental biology.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
Self-motivated and career-oriented individual preferred;
Experience in flow cytometry and work with mouse models;
Minimum of one 1st author paper from graduate work.

To apply, a complete application must include a cover letter describing past research accomplishments, research interests, and career aspirations; a current CV; and the names of three references.

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.

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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