Postdoctoral Position in Computational Modeling of Cancer Genetic Networks

Organization
The Jackson Laboratory
Job Location
600 Main St
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Benefits

Complete benefit package, generous 403(B) contributions, and more.

Job Description

The Lu Lab at The Jackson Laboratory (http://www.lusystemsbio.com) is currently seeking motivated and innovative scientists for academic postdoctoral positions at the cutting edge of computational systems biology. The Lu lab, in Bar Harbor, Maine, is focused on the development and application of computational modeling methods to study the operating mechanisms of cancer genetic networks. The candidates will participate in a multidisciplinary environment and have opportunities to interact with leaders of cancer biologists within the Jackson Laboratory Cancer Center, the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine at Farmington, Connecticut, and outside the institution. Postdoctoral associates will have access to high-quality data measured by state-of-the-art experimental techniques, high-performance computing facilities and the largest repository of mouse resources in the world.

Requirements

Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) and a strong background in quantitative biology, (bio)physics, systems biology or related fields, expertise in a scientific programming language, and a basic understanding of cancer genomics. Applicants must have a commitment to solving biological problems and good communication skills. Preference will be given to self-motivated and career-oriented individuals. Exceptional candidates will have the opportunity to apply to become a JAX Postdoctoral Scholar, a selective award addressing the national need for research scientists who are accomplished in the broadly defined fields of genetics and genomics. The award includes an independent research budget, travel funds, and a salary above standard postdoctoral scale (check https://www.jax.org/careers-and-training/training-opportunities/jax-postdoctoral-scholars for details)

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a single PDF containing a current CV, a statement of research interests, and the names of three references to: http://www.jax.org/careers/postdoc.html  (select link for #6012).  Email [email protected]with inquiries.

The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, USA, is recognized internationally for its excellence in research, unparalleled mouse resources, outstanding training environment characterized by scientific collaboration and exceptional core services - all within a spectacular setting adjacent to Acadia National Park. The Jackson Laboratory was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia" in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine. The Jackson Laboratory Cancer Center (JAXCC) is one of seven NCI-designated Cancer Centers with a focus on basic cancer research.

About Our Organization

The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, USA, is recognized internationally for its excellence in research, unparalleled mouse resources, outstanding training environment characterized by scientific collaboration and exceptional core services - all within a spectacular setting adjacent to Acadia National Park. The Jackson Laboratory was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia" in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine. The Jackson Laboratory Cancer Center (JAXCC) is one of seven NCI-designated Cancer Centers with a focus on basic cancer research.

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