Postdoctoral Associate - HFSP - Ruan Lab

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Postdoctoral Associate-Human Frontier Science Project (HFSP)

Dr. Yijun Ruan, Principal Investigator

 

About The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine: Comprising 183,000 square feet of highly advanced, state-of-the-art laboratories and supporting facilities, JAX-GM is conveniently located midway between NYC and Boston in the heart of Connecticut's growing bioscience industry. Our mission at JAX-GM is to discover the complex causes of disease, develop diagnostics and therapeutics, and ultimately empower the global medical community.

 

JAX-GM is part of an exciting, internationally-recognized research and educational institution with unparalleled genomic resources and research support services. Seeking to advance personalized medicine, we draw on the institution's distinguished history and on the innovative expertise of our growing faculty, who are recruited from among the world’s top scientific labs and institutions.

 

About the position: The Ruan Lab at JAX-GM is seeking an exceptional postdoctoral associate with experience in molecular biology and neuroscience to participate in a research project supported by the Human Frontier Science Project (HFSP). For more information, visit the Ruan Lab online.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • PhD (or nearing completion of PhD degree)
  • Molecular biology experience
  • Neuroscience experience
  • Background in human genetics or genomics and disease research
  • Contributions to projects and publications (1st author highly advantageous)

 

 

Our Postdoctoral Associates enjoy distinct advantages, including:

 

  • A uniquely collaborative environment that fosters interdisciplinary “team science” without departmental barriers
  • Unparalleled genomic resources and superior research support services
  • Close interaction with our award-winning faculty members
  • Partnerships with leading universities and medical centers
  • Numerous courses and conferences focused on genetics, genomics and biomedicine
  • Exceptional benefits, ample time off and other valuable programs
  • Working for an institution that has repeatedly been voted among the top 15 “Best Places to work in Academia” in the world by readers of The Scientist

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  Please include a cover letter along with your resume/CV. Applications without cover letters will not be considered. 

 

 

MORE ABOUT JAX

 

The Jackson Laboratory began in 1929 with a small group of scientists dedicated to the emerging field of genetics. We now have over 1,700 scientists, technicians, and support staff, including over 50 Principle Investigators in five primary disease areas: cancer, reproductive biology, immunology, metabolic processes and neuroscience. Our fundamental contributions to biomedical research include cancer genetics and establishing the mouse as the premier research animal model.

 

  • Uncover more of our historic milestones, including the 26 Nobel prizes associated with our research, resources, and education
  • Read our latest news & insights for a glimpse at how we’re impacting the future of biomedicine
  • Follow the progress we’re making on our quest to improve human health via our recent research highlights

 

 

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.

 

CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

COMPANY INFORMATION

Imagine a world free of devastating disease. A world where cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's – many of the conditions that undermine human health – are understood and can be stopped.

JOB INFORMATION

Seniority Level:
Experienced - Not Management
Function:
  Quality,  R&D / Science,  Laboratory
Preferred Industry Background:
 
Managing a team of:
N/A
Required Travel:

Base Salary:
Confidential
Bonus:
Benefits:
Other Compensation: