Geneticist / Bioinformatician for Genomics Modeling and Mining

Parabon NanoLabs, Inc.
Job Location
Reston, VA 20190

Health/Dental, 401k, FSA, flex time, life and disability group coverage, paid time off (PTO) program

Job Description

A geneticist / bioinformatician is sought to develop statistical models to predict medical outcomes and physical traits from genomic data, make kinship inferences from DNA, and discover the genetic variants that inform such models via genomic data mining. Successful hires will join an interdisciplinary research group pursuing ambitious, long-term projects aimed at achieving major scientific advances in the fields of medicine and forensics.

Learn about the Bioinformatics Program at Parabon:

Visit the sites listed below to learn about some of the projects, technologies and services you will work on as an employee at Parabon:



Required Qualifications:

-PhD or PhD completion expected in the next 6 months in Genetics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or related field.

-Expertise in bioinformatic analysis of genomic and phenotypic data with 3+ years of experience in a professional or academic environment

-Proficiency with genomics and statistical software tools such as PLINK, R, Matlab, SAS, MDR or equivalent in an academic or professional environment

-Experience with scientific programming in a language such as Python, C/C++, Perl, Java, or equivalent in an academic or professional environment.

Preferred Qualifications, But Not Required:

-Experience with bioinformatic tool and/or pipeline development in an academic or professional environment.

-Strong writing ability and successful proposal writing experience

- Experience with development of novel project ideas and execution

-Familiarity with the field of forensic DNA analysis

How to Apply

To apply send the following to

1. Cover letter describing
    (a) your genotype/phenotype experience, and,
    (b) date you are available to begin working

2. Resume


Please note --- there is no relocation package and no H1-B visa sponsorship available for this position.


About Our Organization

Parabon NanoLabs, Inc. is a vertically integrated DNA technology company that develops next-generation therapeutic and forensic products, which leverage the enormous power of DNA. Staffed by a uniquely qualified team of scientists and technologists, with expertise ranging from bioinformatics and oncology to chemistry and computer science, the Company is bringing to market revolutionary new products and services made possible by recent advances in DNA sequencing, processing and manufacturing technologies.


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