About Us


Daicel 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 an extensive benefits package including; comprehensive health insurance,  matching 401k retirement plan, and considerable paid-time off (PTO) 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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We currently have the following positions open at Daicel Arbor Biosciences:

Associate Computational Scientist

Associate Computational Scientist

A successful candidate will have strong programming skills in multiple languages and familiarity with database design and management. They will also be familiar with a range of existing industry-standard genomic bioinformatic techniques operated via command line and computational analysis of Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) datasets to derive technical and biological insights. While they report to the R&D Manager, specific activities will be managed by the Bioinformatics Lead in R&D and in collaboration with Genomics Services to deliver products.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Work collaboratively with the R&D and Genomics Services team to develop new bioinformatics products and improve quality and performance of existing workflows.
• Support bioinformatics service projects by participating in consulting, workflow design, and client reporting. Deploy tools on both local computer infrastructure and Google Cloud Platform.
• Maintain and improve a client-facing web portal.
• Learn new programming languages as needed. Develop and deploy software tools for various company operational activities. Track and manage development activities ensuring timely delivery on development tasks.
• Produce high quality and detailed documentation for all projects.

Qualifications & Experience:

• At least 1 year of experience working with genomics bioinformatics techniques and data analysis.
• Strong proficiency in coding in at least two relevant programming languages (i.e. Python, Java, Perl, R, shell scripting, etc.).
• Demonstrated bioinformatics pipeline development supporting multiple NGS applications (WGS, targeted capture, RNA-seq, etc.).
• Proficiency in various open source and commercial bioinformatics resources and software.
• Experience working with at least one workflow orchestration software (Cromwell, Nextflow, etc.).
• Deep knowledge of High-Performance Cluster (HPC) environments and cloud computing platforms. Google Cloud Platform experience preferred.
• Experience with Flask or other web interface frameworks.
• Intellectual curiosity and passion for learning new technologies and programming languages.
• Strong technical communication skills.
• Creative, energetic, and self-motivated.

• Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent industry experience, in life sciences / biotechnology with a bioinformatics emphasis. Master’s degree preferred.

Technical Specialist, Genomics

Technical Specialist, Genomics

The Technical Specialist, Genomics is responsible for technical conferrals and support for the Daicel Arbor Biosciences genomics tools and services portfolio, currently including next-generation sequencing kits (myBaits) and laboratory/bioinformatics services (myReads) and cytogenetic probes (myTags). This individual is a core team member supporting Daicel Arbor Biosciences’ essential genomics custom products/services business. This detail-oriented individual should enjoy working with researchers around the world to successfully and efficiently advance their project goals with Daicel Arbor Biosciences products/services.

In this role, they serve as a key liaison between clients, account representatives, and internal technical specialty teams. They are knowledgeable about technical applications and scientific usage of Daicel Arbor Biosciences’ NGS and cytogenetics products/services and are able to apply and communicate this knowledge productively to internal and external stakeholders. As needed, they serve as primary technical point of contact for genomics orders that involve technical discussion and/or customization.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Serve as primary technical point of contact for new genomics orders.
• In cooperation with sales team, confer with clients to facilitate Daicel Arbor Biosciences’ customization of project/probe designs to meet client needs.
• Facilitate communication between client and specialty technical experts as needed.
• Update relevant internal project databases with current information.
• Maintain relevant scientific and market knowledge about Daicel Arbor Biosciences’ technical products and their research applications.
• Serve as primary point of contact for post-sales technical support inquiries.
• Occasional travel to represent the company at scientific conferences and to visit clients may be required.

Qualifications & Experience:
• Intellectual curiosity and passion for new challenges and knowledge.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including video calls.
• Creative, energetic, self-motivated.
• Working knowledge of the relevant research/market priorities, tools, and analyses used in genomics research and industry (e.g. bioinformatics, phylogenetics, genotyping, etc).
• Working knowledge of the NGS sample lifecycle from DNA/RNA extraction through data analysis.
• Ability to build and sustain functional collaborative interactions with key parties including clients, sales team, product scientists, and R&D (Research & Development).
• Proficient with relevant local and cloud-based office software tools including Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams, Google Sheets, etc.
• Minimum 1-year benchwork laboratory experience with next-generation sequencing (NGS) in an academic or industry setting, including familiarity with library preparation, sequencing, and/or other relevant genetics laboratory techniques.
• Familiarity with custom hybridization capture laboratory procedures and data analysis for targeted NGS.
• Participation in NGS research experiment project design, laboratory execution, bioinformatics data analysis, interpretation of results, and presentation.
• Advanced degree including the generation and interpretation of NGS data.

• Required: Bachelor’s degree in related field and job experience in life sciences / biotechnology.
• Preferred: Master’s degree in related field and / or equivalent job experience in life sciences / biotechnology.

Please send your professional resume via email to careers@arbor.daicel.com. Additionally, we always welcome qualified interested candidates to contact us to be considered for future positions. Thank you!

Daicel 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.

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