Associate Research Scientist - Ruan Lab

Recruiter
Jackson Laboratory
Location
Farmington
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 01, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Role
Research
Industry
Service
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Tracking Code
5809
Job Description


**POSITION TITLE:**Associate Research Scientist


**GENERAL SUMMARY**

The Ruan Lab at JAX-GM is seeking to appoint a qualified scientist to participate in research directed toward elucidating the structures and dynamics of complex genomes.For more on the Ruan Lab's research and goals, visit:


**KEY RESPONSIBILITIES**

Under general supervision, the Associate Research Scientist directs an independent line of investigation that is consistent with the overall goals of the lab, independently and collaboratively writes manuscripts and grants, and provides scientific advice and mentorship to lab personnel as needed.

**REQUIRED SKILLS**

* Efficient, flexible and self-motivated work ethic; to be utilized in planning, executing, and analyzing independent research projects
* Innovative technical and analytical skills required to perform research at the highest level
* Highly motivated and independent, yet able to work well in a group setting
* Passionate about performing scientific research and translating it to improve human health

**MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS**

* PhD in related scientific field
* 3+ years of postdoctoral experience
* A strong publication record
* Demonstrated success in acquiring independent funding
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

**EEO**

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Location
Farmington, Connecticut, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular 6e97a939adc9da1453c9