Therapeutics Research Associate in uBiome

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We're building the world's leading microbial genomics company. Want to help?

We use the science of the microbiome to enhance human health. We're a team of brilliant, friendly people changing the world. Come join us!

Our mission is to use big data to understand the human microbiome by giving consumers the power to learn about their bodies, perform experiments, and see how current research studies apply to them. µBiome was launched in 2012 after a crowdfunding campaign raised over $350,000 from citizen scientists. We are now funded by Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator, and several other leading investors.

Job requirements

Main Responsibilities:

  • Execute experimental procedures within the Lab according to a planification.
  • Coordinate execution of growth of the therapeutics laboratory.

You are:

Capable of working under pressure, on different projects at the same time, able to communicate in English and Spanish, and flexible and adaptable to changes

Your background is:

  • 3-5 years of experience working as research associate.
  • Experience in microbiology, cell culture, and molecular biology.
  • BS, MSc in a related field (biology, biochemistry, biotechnology).
  • Desirable experience in drug discovery and hightroput assays.

The office
We have a comfortable, easy-to-reach office in Santiago. We have snacks, comfortable furniture, and flexible working hours. You can work from home, or come into the office when you like. We believe that good employees are comfortable employees, so you do not need to dress up or log your hours. You are free to manage your workday, location, and times.


What we offer

  • Work from home.
  • Flexible work hours.
  • Healthy snacks.
  • Your own hardware setup.
  • Team workouts, events, and happy hours.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Meaningful equity.
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