Technical Information Scientist

Organization: 
The Jackson Laboratory
Job Location: 
Bar Harbor, Maine
Benefits: 

Comprehensive benefits package - medical, dental, eyes, 403b, paid time off, flexible spending accounts and much more

Job Description: 

Exciting Opportunity
for a highly-trained, self-motivated research scientist excited about science but looking for an alternative to a career writing grants and performing experimental bench work

There is a regular, full-time Technical Information Scientist position available either in beautiful Bar Harbor, Maine or Sacramento, California.

The TIS role includes the opportunity to:
• Interface with researchers world-wide
• Travel and deliver scientific presentations
• Develop educational marketing literature
• Build technical sales skills
• Remain current in your field of interest (as it relates to mouse models of disease)
• Participate in leadership opportunities
• Continue to develop your scientific career as part of a diverse, dynamic team, within a non-profit business setting

• Will travel (10-25%) to deliver engaging presentations to large audiences.

Requirements: 

• A PhD in the biological sciences is preferred, but a Master's degree with extensive research experience, including mouse genetics, will be considered.
• Research experience in immunology, autoimmunity/inflammation, or metabolic disease is an asset.
• exceptional written and verbal communication skills, strong problem solving skills, the ability to multitask

Contact Information: 

For more information go to www.jax.org/ Career Opportunities.

About Our Organization: 

The Jackson Laboratory (www.jax.org) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution and a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center with more than 1,500 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a facility in Sacramento, Calif., and a new genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Conn. The Laboratory’s mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

Founded in 1929, the Laboratory applies its eight decades of expertise in genetics to increase understanding of human disease, advancing treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease. It models and interprets genomic complexity, integrates basic research with clinical application, educates current and future scientists, and empowers the global biomedical community by providing critical data, tools and services. The Laboratory is the world's source for more than 7,000 strains of genetically defined mice, is home of the Mouse Genome Informatics and Mouse Phenome databases, and is a hub for scientific courses, conferences, training and education.

With ever-increasing precision, the Laboratory identifies the genetic and molecular bases of disease and marshals its strengths in genomics and modeling to discover individualized treatments and cures. The Laboratory’s work will make medicine more precise, predictable and personal, improving care, lowering costs and increasing life span and health span.