Postdoctoral Fellow - Oh Lab

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Job Location
10 Discovery Drive
Farmington, CT 06030
Job Description

The Oh lab is seeking motivated computational and/or experimental scientists interested in studying the human microbiome and its impact on health. We seek to use diverse approaches in genomics, bioinformatics, synthetic biology, molecular biology, and microbiology. Our goals are to understand the complexity of our body’s microbial communities and use this information to manipulate the microbiome for therapeutic ends.

Said postdoctoral fellow can fit into any one of the major endeavors of the lab:

-Developing computational methods for analysis of large-scale metagenomic data, in particular, uncharacterized space.

-Developing methods to interrogate the microbiome with single-cell technology

-Developing CRISPR/Cas-based tools leveraging synthetic biology for microbiome engineering


Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD with an exceptional record of research accomplishments and the enthusiasm to conduct research in a highly collaborative and inter-disciplinary environment.

How to Apply

Please forward a cover letter and CV, with three references to Julia Oh, Ph.D.:

and apply online at to requsition #4996.


About Our Organization

The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution based in Bar Harbor, Maine, with a facility in Sacramento, Calif., and a new genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Conn. We employ more than 200 Ph.D. scientists and a total of more than 1,400 employees. In 2011 and 2012, researchers voted The Jackson Laboratory among the world’s top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in a poll conducted by The Scientist, a magazine for people working in the life sciences. The Laboratory draws on an 83-year reputation for excellence in mammalian genetics, built on the groundbreaking discoveries of its own researchers and on the development and global distribution of the most diverse collection of genetically unique mouse strains in the world. The Jackson Laboratory is a National Cancer Institute – designated cancer center. Our research covers a broad range of genetic disorders, including cancer, diabetes, neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders, autoimmune disorders, and conditions related to reproduction, development and aging. The Laboratory’s mission is to discover the genetic basis for preventing, treating and curing disease, and to enable research and education for the global biomedical community.

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