Technical Information Scientist

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

Comprehensive competitive benefits package

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 in 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

Interested individuals should apply on-line at www.jax.org/careers referring to job requisition 4313 for Maine or 4310 for California by submitting a cover letter and resume as one document.

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

Contact Information: 

Please go to www.jax.org/careers to provide a cover letter and resume for requisition 4310 for CA or 4313 for ME.

About Our Organization: 

The Jackson Laboratory (www.jax.org) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution and 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. Its 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.