Postdoctoral Associate - Long Non-coding RNAs in Immunology-Williams Lab job in Farmington
|Employer:|| The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
Postdoctoral Associate - Long Non-coding RNAs in Immunology We are looking for talented postdoctoral candidates interested in long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) in the immune system, to work in the lab of Adam Williams at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM) in Farmington, CT. The Williams Lab is working to understand how lncRNAs contribute to immune cell development and function. We have developed multiple lncRNA knockout models that need to be phenotyped at the cellular and molecular level. We have also developed unique methodologies for targeting lncRNA genes that need to be validated in vivo. For more information, visit The Williams Lab online.
Phenotyping of lncRNA knockout mice using in vitro and in vivo models.
Determine molecular mechanisms for lncRNA function
Present research at conferences
Write manuscripts and contribute to grant writing
|Requirements:||Requirements: PhD in biological sciences Research experience in immunology and molecular biology. The following optional qualifications are considered advantageous: Knowledge of RNA biology and experience with techniques such as RIP and ChIRP About us: The Jackson Laboratory (JAX, www.jax.org) is a nonprofit biomedical research institute with over 2,000 employees whose mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for human disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. A National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center, JAX has a mammalian genetics headquarters in Bar Harbor, Maine, a facility in Sacramento, California, and a genomic medicine facility, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM), in Farmington, Connecticut. JAX-GM is transforming medicine by improving patient care, lowering costs, and increasing life span and health span. JAX-GM's research focuses on the complex genetic causes of disease and on the development of genomic solutions tailored to each person's unique genetic makeup. JAX-GM sits on a 17-acre site on the campus of the University of Connecticut Health Center. The 183,500-square-foot facility opened in the fall of 2014. Now, it houses over 300 biomedical researchers, technicians, and support staff in state-of-the-art computing facilities and laboratories. JAX-GM resides in the scenic town of Farmington, in the state's capitol region. The Hartford region, which offers some of the best public schools in the country, is made up of both bigger cities and smaller, charming historic New England towns. JAX-GM is also geographically located within 2 hours of Boston and New York and is close to multiple transportation systems, including bus lines, highways, railroads and international airports. JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients' lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia" in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine! Our Values: INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us What do we have to offer? JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement including an MBA program. Our campus offers a fitness center with an award-winning wellness program and an onsite full service cafeteria. Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX's mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health. The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws. Learn more about career opportunities at JAX: http://www.jax.org/careers. Job Location Farmington, Connecticut, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular|