The Lu Lab at The Jackson Laboratory is currently seeking motivated and innovative scientists for graduate students and 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.
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.
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.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, a current CV, a statement of research interests and the names of three references online.
The Jackson Laboratory is an EOE/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.