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Outreach Coordinator
The Mouse Genome Informatics (MGI) Group at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, has a full time opening for an Outreach Coordinator. MGI develops bioinformatics resources that provide comprehensive, high-quality, integrated information on the laboratory mouse to the worldwide biomedical research community. Applicants must be highly interactive, creative, and ready to participate in a team environment combining biology and software engineering.
The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting our user community by responding to queries, providing tutorials, developing written and online documentation and promotional materials, organizing and presenting training sessions, and interacting with laboratories to facilitate electronic data submission. The applicant is expected to develop excellent familiarity with other online bioinformatics resources to aid biologists in searching for and analyzing data. Other activities include, but are not limited to, managing MGI's Diversity Action Program, participating in development and enhancements of MGI web interfaces, and maintaining MGI social media sites.
The applicant should have excellent writing / communication skills, the ability to work effectively in a team environment, and the ability to collaborate and interface well with other laboratories and centers. Demonstrated people skills and good organizational abilities are a must. M.S. or Ph.D. in Life Sciences is required. Knowledge of mammalian systems, and experience with genomics and molecular biology is highly desirable. Some skill with HTML and SQL would be a plus.
Please submit cover letter and CV or Resume online here.
The Jackson Laboratory
The Jackson Laboratory is one of the world's foremost centers for mammalian genetics research. Located in Bar Harbor, Maine, the lab is adjacent to Acadia National Park. Mountains, ocean, forests, lakes, and trails are all within walking distance. If you love high-tech challenges but you're looking for a more natural environment, this could be the opportunity you've been searching for.

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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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