Faculty positions

The Jackson Laboratory, a leader in biomedical and genetic research is inviting applications for Assistant, Associate and Full Professor positions. The Jackson Laboratory has two primary research campuses, one in Bar Harbor, Maine and one in Farmington, Connecticut. Both offer a uniquely collaborative scientific research environment. Faculty has access to superior scientific support services, unparalleled mouse and genomic resources, postdoctoral and predoctoral training programs, and numerous courses and conferences centered on research in genomics, genetic diseases and biomedicine.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, and relevant postdoctoral training with an exceptional record of research accomplishment, and the ability to develop a competitive, independently funded research program.


Faculty positions at The Jackson Laboratory for Mammalian Genetics, Bar Harbor, Maine

The Jackson Laboratory is recruiting faculty who have a focus on using mouse models to understand human biology and disease processes. Click on the link below to see areas of recruitment in Bar Harbor, ME.

Apply online for a faculty position in Bar Harbor

Faculty positions at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut

The Jackson Laboratory is recruiting faculty who are experienced in using genomic strategies to discover the complex genetic causes of disease, and in the development of novel diagnostics and therapeutics. Click on the link below to see recruitment areas for Farmington, CT.

Apply online for a faculty position in Farmington

Genetics of Aging – Program Director

In addition to his/her research program, this experienced leader in the field of aging will promote and coordinate the activities of The Jackson Laboratory’s aging program, and spearhead fund-raising efforts in this research area. The Director will lead The Jackson Laboratory Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging. 

Apply online for Program Director position (#3636)

Genetics of Aging - Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Faculty members will run independent labs for relevant biomedical research on the biology of aging and age-associated diseases, will participate in The Jackson Laboratory’s aging programs, and will mentor graduate students, postdoctoral associates and research staff, in a collaborative and supportive environment. 

Apply online for Professor in Aging Genetics position (#3635)

Human Immunology

Investigators are being sought to accommodate an expansion in Immunology at The Jackson Laboratory, to work in the areas of autoimmunity, allergy, cancer and infectious diseases.  More details at the following link.

Apply online for faculty positions in Human Immunology (#4078)

The Jackson Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement and advancement, without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or protected veteran status.

The Jackson Laboratory is expandings its research staff

Research expansion

The Jackson Laboratory is recruiting top-notch faculty for research expansion.

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