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The Jackson Laboratory Careers and Employment

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The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, – more... and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!
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What is it like to work at The Jackson Laboratory?

3.7
Work/Life Balance
4.1
Compensation/Benefits
3.8
Job Security/Advancement
3.4
Management
3.9
Culture
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What do employees at The Jackson Laboratory say about culture and work-life balance?

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5.0
Great organization with a fantastic mission!
Written by Executive Project Manager (Current Employee) from Farmington, CT on December 26, 2019
Doing really amazing and interesting research. Diverse work environment, growing workforce, and a great culture. Flexible work hours with managers approval.
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What jobs are available at The Jackson Laboratory?

Top work locations
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Bar Harbor, ME
3.7
Farmington, CT
3.6
Sacramento, CA
Most popular roles
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Post-doctoral Fellow
4.1
Animal Technician
3.8
Technologist
3.3
Research Assistant

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What did candidates say about the interview at The Jackson Laboratory?

Interview experience
Based on 26 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 26 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 26 interviews
About a month
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