If you’re interested in being part of the world's leading microbial genomics company, join our team.
We're a company of bright and inspired individuals who want to change the world by using the science of the microbiome to enhance human health. Our mission is to enhance our collective understanding of the human microbiome by giving people the power to learn more about their bodies, and take steps to live better and healthier lives.
Launched in 2012 after a highly successful citizen science crowd-funding campaign, uBiome is now funded by Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator, 8VC, and other leading investors.
We're looking for Postdocs to join our research team in Chile.
As a Postdoc you will be involved in the planning, designing and development of cutting edge microbiome-related research. Also you will be involved in generating new projects, writing papers and in the testing of new and existing customer facing applications. You will have an outstanding opportunity to be part of an international startup company with offices in Santiago and San Francisco.
It is expected that you have a PhD in natural sciences and carry out research and development in bioinformatics or experimental microbiology. Experience in Microbiology, Microbiome, Molecular Biology, metagenomics, comparative genomics and/or microbial population genetics is desirable. You should be able to start working immediately. Advanced English is needed (spoken and written).
You will be given important projects, and need to be able to do it in a deadline driven environment with little supervision. We need our Postdocs to be versatile and always eager to tackle new problems as we continue to push science and technology to increase our understanding of the human microbiome.
What we offer
We have a new lab equipped to perform cutting-edge microbiome research located at Fundación Ciencia y Vida (Ñuñoa) in Santiago Chile.
We believe that good employees are comfortable employees, so we have snacks and you do not need to dress up or log your hours.
We have a comfortable, easy-to-reach office in Providencia, Santiago.
Applicants should submit
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disabilities.