#6199 Postdoctoral Associate – Systems Genetics of Gene Regulation

The Jackson Laboratory
Job Location
600 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
$50,000 - 70,000

Comprehensive benefit package.

Job Description

The Munger Lab at The Jackson Laboratory is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to apply systems genetics and experimental approaches to dissect gene regulatory networks and elucidate their downstream effects on cell function, physiology, and disease (http://mungerlab.com). Projects in the lab exploit the abundant natural genetic variation in advanced mapping populations, along with the genome-wide resolution of next generation genomics technologies, to predict new models of gene regulation, discover novel genetic interactions, and identify causal drivers of disease phenotypes. Most projects in the lab involve computational analysis and prediction as well as experimental validation components.


Ability to plan, execute and analyze an independent research project as well as exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Preference given to self-motivated and career oriented individuals.


A Ph.D. in biological or related sciences is required, and a strong training background in genetics, molecular biology, and/or cell biology is preferred. Training in bioinformatics and experience working with large-scale genomic datasets is desired but not required. Talented candidates will be provided opportunities for training in bioinformatics and statistics.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter describing past research accomplishments, research interests and career aspirations, a current CV, and the names of three references, as one PDF file to http://www.jax.org/careers/postdoc.html (select link for Bar Harbor, position #6199).

About Our Organization

The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) offers a unique research and training environment characterized by multidisciplinary scientific collaboration, unparalleled mouse resources, outstanding core services, and is located adjacent to Acadia National Park in coastal Maine. Translational research collaborations in genomics-based, personalized medicine are fostered through our new JAX Genomic Medicine campus in Farmington, CT. In addition to lab-based training, JAX has developed a unique program for trainees to expand their professional skills in science communication, entrepreneurship, teaching, mentoring and laboratory management to best prepare postdocs for future career opportunities.

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