Associate Director, Single Cell Biology

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Job Location
Farmington, CT
Job Description

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. JAX-GM is part of an exciting, internationally-recognized research and educational institution with unparalleled genomic resources and research support services.

About the position: The incumbent will support the Director, Single Cell Biology with on-going R&D and operations of a Single Cell Genomics Core supporting all JAX campuses. Assists in the delivery of methods and services supporting JAX and its external partners.



JAX-Single Cell Biology (JAX-SCB) Operations (70%)

  • Assists in the delivery of integrated single cell biology operations supporting all three JAX campuses needs
  • Develops new single cell technologies
  • Provides consultative services for experimental design, data acquisition, analysis and downstream interpretation; supports/participates in grant applications and publications w/JAX Faculty
  • Interfaces with other JAX cores to facilitate sample collection, sequencing and analysis
  • Assures JAX (research, clinical clients and collaborators) has access to the highest-quality and cost effective SCG services and evolves operational approaches to meet this requirement (including outsourcing)
  • Extends the JAX platform access through collaborative, service and commercial partnerships

Independent Research (30%)

  • Conducts independent research relevant to single cell biology and/or JAX interests;
  • Publishes peer reviewed articles and other scientific and papers etc.



  • PhD in relevant biomedical field (e.g. Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Genomics, Cell Biology or similar)
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, evaluating, and implementing new technologies
  • Previous Single Cell Biology and/or Genomics experience (>5 years)
  • Demonstrated collaborative effectiveness
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills



JAX 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



EEO: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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