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Arbor Biosciences is composed of a passionate group of scientists who are dedicated to developing cost-effective, user-friendly products for researchers in the fields of genetics and synthetic biology.

We maintain a friendly, can-do attitude throughout the organization which allows for a collaborative process of success. While we work hard at delivering new products to the market and completing service projects for collaborators, team building and social activities are planned throughout the year to celebrate our efforts. We offer health insurance and a matching retirement plan to all employees. If this describes the type of organization you would like to work for, then please review our current career opportunities below.

 

Arbor Biosciences is seeking an expert in Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) to join our targeted sequencing team.

The successful candidate will lead a small group in Research & Development of our targeted sequencing products. Activities include:

  • development of targeted sequencing-related products
  • experiment parameter and reagents optimization
  • evaluation of new targeted NGS technologies
  • development of bioinformatic analysis pipelines

The ideal candidate will have planned, executed, and analyzed targeted NGS projects that relied on hybridization capture technology. Experience with RNA-Seq and third-generation sequencing platforms (PacBio, Nanopore) is a plus.

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Required:

  • PhD (or equivalent job experience) involving NGS
  • Familiar with nucleic acid hybridization and its common research applications
  • Excellent molecular biology conceptual and laboratory fundamentals
  • Adept at analyzing NGS data in a Linux environment
  • Excellent communication of scientific findings
  • Creative, energetic, self-motivated

Preferred:

  • Versed in RNA-Seq research questions and techniques
  • Familiar with 3rd-generation sequencing technology, e.g., PacBio, Nanopore
  • Experienced leading small team of research technicians

References are required and will be contacted.

Arbor Biosciences is an equal opportunity employer

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: 3 years of NGS

Education: Master’s

Required work authorization: United States

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume as a pdf document via email to careers@arborbiosci.com. Positions and applications will not be discussed over the phone.

Arbor Biosciences is seeking a motivatedResearch Associate to join our synthetic biology division. The successful individual will work as part of a team primarily in the Manufacturing and Quality Assurance of our synthetic biology products. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Cultivation and processing of bacteria
  • Isolation, purification and amplification of DNA
  • Manipulation and cloning of DNA
  • Preparation of reagents and buffers
  • Lab ordering and maintenance

Required:

  • Bachelor`s degree in biological science or related field with 0-2 years experience; or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in microbiology and molecular biology methods, e.g.:
    manipulation and cultivation of bacteria;
    isolation, purification and amplification of DNA;
    DNA cloning techniques
  • Ability to perform common laboratory calculations

The ideal candidate has excellent documentation and organization skills, pays attention to detail and is able to work independently in a guided environment. The candidate is expected to follow established Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and must be able to handle several projects simultaneously.

Preferred:

  • Experience in industrial scale bacterial growth (fermentation)
  • Knowledge and experience in recombinant protein production

At least one professional and/or academic reference is required and will be contacted. Arbor Biosciences is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: At least 1 year in molecular biology, microbiology or related fields

Education: Bachelor’s degree

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume as a pdf document via email to careers@arborbiosci.com. Positions and applications will not be discussed over the phone.

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