Scientist: Metagenomics
(April 2019)

Develop and lead metagenomics projects based on Next Generation Sequencing.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Train and supervise bioinformatics team;
  • Provide project consultation to customers;
  • Present results, interpretations and project proposals at team meetings and for non-technical stakeholders;

Qualification Requirements:

  • PhD in Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology or a related science;
  • Minimum 6 years of post-graduate research experience in metagenomics or microbiome studies using Next Generation Sequencing data sets;
  • Expertise in high-throughput sequence analysis;
  • Expertise in collecting skin and environmental samples for Next Generation Sequencing projects;
  • Expertise in DNA extractions from skin and environmental samples;
  • Strong publication record, at least 10 first-author publications related to metagenomics studies
  • Experience with grants and funding applications;
  • Experience in project managements;
  • Experience in presentation to various audiences.

Please submit resume to with “Resume-Scientist: Metagenomics” at the subject line.
No phone calls.

Research Associate: Sequencing Laboratory
(February 2019)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform experiments related to Next Generation Sequencing library preparation;
  • Operate various laboratory instruments to generate sequencing data;
  • Screen and analyze sequencing data;
  • Organize and maintain experimental records;
  • Work on special projects as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Major in Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, or a related science;
  • Experience with PCR, qPCR, gel electrophoresis and DNA/RNA extractions preferred;
  • Experience of Next Generation Sequencing preferred;
  • Experience of Bioinformatics preferred;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work independently and with a team;
  • Must be detail-oriented and have strong analytical skills;
  • Able to work on Saturdays.

Please submit resume to with “Resume-Research Associate” at the subject line.
No phone calls.