Belonging at JAX

Belonging and Inclusion are vital to JAX culture.

We know that no matter where you work at JAX, each of us brings a unique perspective and set of experiences that fuels creativity, sparks innovation, and drives our science in ways that positively impact both the global biomedical community and society at large. 

Creating a culture of inclusivity requires conscious effort, thoughtful conversations and ongoing education. We are committed to fostering a welcoming environment where every team member feels they belong — no matter their background or identity. We work hard to ensure that everyone at JAX feels heard, valued and respected and has an equal opportunity to thrive, grow and contribute to our mission.

What might you bring to our community? Learn more about careers at JAX.


Diversity Council

The JAX Diversity Council, comprised of employees from departments across all JAX locations, advises senior leadership on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Employee Resource Groups

ERGs are employee-led, self-directed voluntary groups that offer opportunities to network internally, attract a diverse employee base, provide the inclusion of ideas and solutions, and create opportunities for mentoring and career development.

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Cultural Events

JAX offers a wide array of international celebrations, educational workshops, speaker series and community outreach programs that provide opportunities to connect, learn, and celebrate together.

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JAX Endowment for Diversity Initiatives

The JAX Endowment for Diversity Initiatives fosters an inclusive culture, supports underrepresented communities in science with specialized mentorship and resources.

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Stoveside Chats

In the Stoveside Chats video series, join Moses Davis, director of the Office Of Inclusion & Belonging at JAX, chats with fellow JAX team members about important DEI topics while cooking a meal together.

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Faces of JAX

We all have a story. They form the basis for what excites and motivates us, what ‘makes us tick.’ They inspire and connect us, while illustrating how each of us is making a difference in our own way.

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