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Computational Postdoctoral Associate | Ucar Lab

Title: Postdoctoral Position | Ucar Lab
Institution: Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Location: Farmington, CT
Send: Cover letter and CV with contact information of two references

The Ucar lab is seeking motivated computational scientists to use single-cell technologies to understand how human immune cells change with age and with diseases (Lupus, COVID19, RSV). Our lab combines experimental and computational immunology techniques to uncover age or disease-related changes in the human immune system. We are seeking individuals who have prior experience with programming and/or genomic data analyses and who are willing to learn new topics in genomic medicine. More information can be found at:
Prior experience in conducting and publishing research.
A PhD. in a relevant field (Computational Biology, Molecular Biology, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Applied Math, Immunology, Genetics).
Recent PhDs or PhDs who are interested in changing disciplines are encouraged to apply.
This is a full-time position eligible for retirement and health care benefits.
About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
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!
EEO Statement:
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.

*Salary is above NIH guidelines*