Genomics Research Scientist

Website Phytelligence, Inc.

Smart Agriculture

Position Purpose: Assist in the projects related to genome assembly and database development

Key Responsibilities:

·       Scope and plan genome sequencing projects

·       Source plant material, perform DNA isolation and quality control, and coordinate sequencing of the selected genotypes

·       Assist and participate in genome assembly and database development

·       Prioritize projects based on resources available and sales team commitments

·       Ensure that protocols and SOPs are appropriately followed

·       Ensure that reports are completed accurately and in a timely manner

·       Identify staffing needs, and hire and train staff as needed.


·       Ph.D. in genomics, molecular biology or related field, or Masters plus 10+ years of experience in a related field.

·       Deep understanding of molecular biology and genomics to develop, execute, and troubleshoot protocols

·       Experience in genome sequencing projects

·       Familiarity with genome assembly software execution

·       Project Management

·       Ability to collaborate and work well with others

·       Strong verbal and written communication skills

·       Ability to develop and lead a team

·       Curious and analytical mindset

·       Strong understanding of the scientific method

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