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 a Team Leader to join our Research and Development team in Chile.
As a Team Leader 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 leading a team of scientists 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 experimental microbiology, molecular biology, among other areas. 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 required (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 Team Leaders 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.
Desired Qualifications and Capabilities
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