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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.

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Arbor Biosciences is a dynamic biotech company located in Ann Arbor, MI focused on delivering cost-effective research tools to the molecular and synthetic biology communities. We pride ourselves on operating in a collaborative manner with our clients to deliver novel and custom solutions for their unique applications. We are a rapidly growing organization with excellent opportunities for career development.

Arbor Biosciences is seeking an experienced and detail-oriented individual excited to deliver applied cutting-edge tools to the Life Sciences community. The successful individual will work as part of a team primarily in the manufacturing and quality control and assurance of our synthetic biology products. The ideal candidate has excellent documentation and organization skills, pays attention to detail and works 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. In this position, the candidate will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Coordinating processing of incoming orders
  • Cultivating and processing bacteria
  • Isolating, purifying and amplifying DNA
  • Manipulating and cloning of DNA
  • Recombinant protein production in E. coli and protein purification
  • Conducting biological assays
  • Preparing and sterilizing media, solutions and buffers
  • Managing laboratory supply, maintenance and inventory

Required:

  • Excellence in performing standard laboratory procedures and calculations
  • Detail-oriented with precise documentation and record keeping skills
  • Ability to simultaneously perform and manage multiple projects
  • Well-organized work flow and deadline oriented
  • Strong verbal and written skills for reporting scientific results
  • Eagerness to learn, progress and develop

Arbor Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job Type: Full-time
Education: Bachelor’s degree in biological science or related field.
Experience:
Laboratory work in Molecular Biology/Microbiology/Biotechnology: 2+ years (Required)
Manufacturing and/or quality control of life science products: (Preferred)
Recombinant protein production: (Preferred)
Work authorization: United States (Required)

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 a fast-growing organization focused on delivering cost-effective research tools to the molecular and synthetic biology research communities. We pride ourselves on operating in a collaborative manner with our clients to deliver novel and custom solutions for their unique applications. We are a rapidly growing organization with excellent opportunities for career development.

We are seeking an outgoing and experienced individual to join our target enrichment & next-generation sequencing (NGS) team. The ideal candidate will have experience with NGS experimental design and bioinformatic analysis in an academic or industry setting, and will be enthusiastic about helping our clients design custom targeted sequencing solutions. This individual will work closely with existing and prospective customers, as well as our internal team of scientists, to provide technical guidance regarding the choice and use of the appropriate Arbor Biosciences products.

In this position, the candidate will directly communicate with domestic and international clients who are interested in our targeted sequencing offerings. The candidate will generate custom probe designs using command-line programs and assist in experimental design and technical support. In addition to technical familiarity with NGS library preparation and data analysis, this position requires creative, flexible thinking in order to accurately manage solutions for a wide array of customer research interests. A background in one or more of our customers’ common fields of expertise is highly desired: plant or animal genetics, phylogenetics, evolutionary biology, disease research, etc. This position does not involve benchwork, though experience on the bench is an asset.

Required:

  • Experimental design and execution using NGS techniques
  • Strong familiarity with genomics/phylogenetics research priorities
  • Adept with Linux OS, basic scripting, and command-line program usage
  • Excellent written and verbal skills for client communication (email, phone, video-chat)
  • Commitment to high standards of customer service and research quality
  • Willingness to travel occasionally to professional meetings

Preferred:

  • Masters or PhD degree (or equivalent job experience) using NGS techniques
  • Advanced working knowledge of computer programming for bioinformatics
  • Experience with NGS targeted sequencing (e.g. authorship of academic publication)
  • Experience with NGS for challenging materials, such as degraded or low-input samples

References are required and will be contacted.

Arbor Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: 3 years of Next-Gen Sequencing

Education: Bachelors or higher

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 a fast growing biotech organization specializing in custom, affordable solutions for synthetic biology and NGS target enrichment by providing cost-effective research tools to the molecular and synthetic biology research communities. Our focus is on delivering novel and custom solutions for the unique applications our clients require, leveraging the many uses of our massively-parallel DNA synthesis platform.

Our continuing growth provides excellent opportunities for career development in genomics and synthetic biology methods development. We are currently seeking a Senior Application Scientist to design, analyze and summarize results of NGS experiments. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Experience in NGS experimental design
  • Develop a knowledge base to support custom client applications using Arbor’s NGS technologies
  • Produce performance metrics of Arbor’s existing NGS technologies for our marketing material portfolio
  • Ability to perform laboratory work independently or direct the laboratory work of assistant scientists
  • Analyze complex NGS datasets and summarize results in reports, presentations, posters, and other media

Required:

  • PhD scientist with 4+ years of relevant experience
  • Genome-scale NGS dataset analysis and visualization, including alignment, coverage analysis and variant calling
  • Depiction of genome-scale NGS data in using R, gnuplot, python, visualization tools
  • Molecular biology skills in DNA extraction, sequencing library preparation, and hybridization capture
  • Basic (required) or multivariate (preferred) statistical analysis knowledge
  • Scripting in one or more languages in a Unix environment
  • Excellent scientific written communication skills
  • Ability to simultaneously and efficiently manage multiple research projects
  • Experience with staff leadership and experimental logistics management

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:
Next Generation Sequencing: 4 years (Preferred)
Experimental Design: 4 years (Preferred)
Research: 4 years (Required)

Education: Doctorate (Required)

Work authorization: United States (Required)

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 a fast-growing organization focused on delivering cost-effective research tools to the molecular and synthetic biology research communities. We pride ourselves on operating in a collaborative manner with our clients to deliver novel and custom solutions for their unique applications. We are a rapidly growing organization with excellent opportunities for career development.

We are seeking a bioinformatician to apply computer programming techniques to in-silico custom probe designs for genetics applications. The ideal candidate will be adept with bioinformatic techniques in the Linux environment, and will be familiar with next-generation sequencing (NGS) experimental research goals in a molecular biology setting (e.g. genomic DNA sequencing, RNA-seq, etc). This individual will work closely with our NGS Product Management team to design custom hybridization capture probes (under our myBaits® product line) for a diverse set of clients, primarily working in genetics of non-model organisms.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent job experience in life sciences
  • Familiarity with NGS research priorities
  • Adept at working in Linux environment
  • Ability to code in at least 1 relevant programming language (e.g. Perl, Java, Python)
  • Strong understanding of nucleotide sequencing data (e.g. genome assemblies, annotation files, NGS read files, etc) and ability to manage relevant files/formats
  • Intellectual curiosity and passion for learning new techniques
  • Excellent communication of scientific findings
  • Creative, energetic, self-motivated

Preferred Skills:

  • Adept at analyzing NGS DNA/RNA data in a Linux environment

References are required and will be contacted.

Arbor Biosciences is an equal opportunity employer

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: 1 years of Bioinformatics

Education: Bachelor’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.

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