Postdoctoral Training

Postdoctoral fellows are mentored by faculty to become the next generation of scientific leaders. This is fostered by offering:

  • Cutting-edge research
  • Unparalleled scientific resources
  • Collaboration

JAX’s integrative training provides opportunities to conduct cutting edge genomic and genetic research coupled with developing expertise in

  • Leadership skills
  • Managing people, budgets collaborations and ideas
  • Teaching, mentoring and learning best practices
  • Science communication: grantsmanship, manuscript writing and cultivating donors

JAX Genomics Education provides continuous career development throughout the postdoctoral fellows tenure. Download this booklet for more information.

Life beyond the laboratory

JAX has two research campuses.

Bar Harbor, Maine has outstanding restaurants and pubs, music and movies, and outdoor recreation on land and sea with easy access to Acadia National Park.

Farmington, Connecticut is about two hours from both Boston and New York City, with access to recreation areas and parks in rural Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.  West Hartford has many fine restaurants and social spots and is just minutes down the road from JAX Genomic Medicine.

Interested in our program?

Faculty members at The Jackson Laboratory are usually looking for qualified postdoctoral candidates.  Please consult our faculty pages and contact individual faculty to explore opportunities in their labs. You can also apply online now:

Apply online for postdoctoral positions in Bar Harbor, Maine

Apply online for postdoctoral positions in Farmington, Conn.










For more general inquiries, contact the Education Office.