Bioinformatics Scientist (FT, Permanent)
Reference # TP - 13868
Since their initial launch in 2003, LuminUltra has been a leading manufacturer and thought-leader in the biotech industry, developing technology-based products and services to help people, companies, and organizations all over the world. Headquartered in Fredericton, New Brunswick, they are a global company with satellite operations in Baltimore, Paris, London and Melbourne.
Armed with dedicated ownership, a talented team, and a solid foundation, their best-in-class solutions are now being used in the fight against COVID-19. By expanding their capacity to produce 500,000 tests a week for labs across the country, they are leading the charge to protect Canadians and defeat this pandemic.
Now, on their behalf, we are currently recruiting for a Bioinformatics Scientist to join their team of passionate and talented individuals.
As a key member of LuminUltra’s R&D Team, based in Baltimore, Maryland reporting to the VP, Product Development, the Bioinformatics Scientist will have the following responsibilities:
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Lead the in silico design and characterization of new molecular assays for infectious disease based on qPCR and related technologies (e.g. isothermal, NGS).
- Lead the development of novel software tools and pipelines to speed new molecular assay development thereby reducing time from concept to wet-testing to market.
- Support R&D team with the development of scripts to streamline calculations and project management.
As the ideal candidate, you possess the following qualifications and skills:
- Bachelors, Masters or PhD.
- Strong background in bioinformatics, mathematics, and computer programming.
- Experience in analyzing large sets of DNA and RNA sequence data.
- Experience using publicly available bioinformatics tools such as BLAST, Primer3, etc.
- Experience programming in Python, R, or similar required.
- Experience developing algorithms preferred.
- Ideal candidate will have background in molecular or microbiology.
- Ability to work as part of a team as well as individually.
- Remote candidates anywhere in the US or Canada will be considered.
If you are ready to make a difference and be a part of the next chapter in LuminUltra’s rapid growth trajectory, then connect with us today!
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