Senior Computational Biologist to Develop NGS assays

FUSION GENOMICS is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow or experienced computational biologist to lead the development of our Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) target capture panels and assays.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of NGS platforms such as Illumina and Ion Torrent and should have extensive experience in assay development.

FUSION GENOMICS is an emerging molecular diagnostics company that is developing a new line of NGS assays. We use our proprietary QUANTUM Probes™ and target capture technology to develop rapid, highly accurate cost-competitive NGS assays that identify infectious disease organisms for both global surveillance and treatment. If improving global health with our assays sounds like the kind of work you’d like to do and you have the skills and/or experience we are seeking to expand our team, then please contact us.

Skills

  • NGS library construction
  • NGS assay development
  • Multiplex PCR
  • Targeted sequencing
  • Assay development
  • Molecular biology
  • DNA and RNA manipulation
  • Whole transcriptome amplification
  • Whole genome amplification
  • Single cell sequencing

Additional Qualifications

The ideal candidate has graduated from a recognized PhD program within the last 5 years and not worked in industry for more than 6 months following the awarding of their PhD

Salary and Benefits

FUSION GENOMICS offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package dependent on your skills and prior work experience and you get to live in Vancouver, BC, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, surrounded by mountains, forests and ocean! Endless opportunities abound for those with serious outdoor recreational interests if you can tear yourself away from your work now and then.

To apply, please send or email us a cover letter and CV.