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The Jackson Laboratory (Farmington, CT; Sacramento, CA; Bar Harbor, ME) currently has a full time opening for a Technical Information Scientist position available.  The successful candidate will be a highly-trained, self-motivated research scientist excited about science but looking for an alternative to a career writing grants and performing experimental bench work. The primary focus of this position is to assist investigators with their email and phone inquiries and helping them achieve their mouse-related research goals.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Developing and delivering educational presentations, both off-site and via webinar
  • Serving as the principal internal scientific resource for JAX Mice and Services staff
  • Supporting the promotion and use of mouse models and related services

The TIS role includes the opportunity to:

  • Interface with researchers world-wide
  • Travel and deliver scientific presentations
  • Develop educational marketing literature
  • Build technical sales skills
  • Remain current in your field of interest (as it relates to mouse models of disease)
  • Participate in leadership opportunities
  • Continue to develop your scientific career as part of a diverse, dynamic team, within a non-profit business setting

Minimum Requirements:

  • A PhD in the biological sciences is preferred, but a Master’s degree with extensive research experience, including mouse genetics, will be considered.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • The ability to travel (10-25%) to deliver engaging presentations to large audiences.
  • Research experience in cancer, immunology, autoimmunity/inflammation, neurobiology, or metabolic disease is an asset.

The Jackson Laboratory is recognized as the leading mammalian genetics research institute focused on mouse genetics and disease research, and a unique resource for the scientific community. As part of our research mission, we develop and offer advanced resources and services to the scientific and biomedical research community.  The Jackson Laboratory offers an environment where professional growth and development are assigned the highest priority. We offer a generous wage and benefits package to encourage members of our team to advance to levels of expertise while concurrently supporting clearly defined mission, vision and values.

Please include a cover letter and resume as one document.

For more information, please visit our website at or please contact Lisa Cramm at 207-288-6546 or via email at

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.