Career Opportunities

Genomics / Bioinformatics Research Scientist

Parabon NanoLabs is a vertically integrated DNA technology company that develops next-generation therapeutic and forensic products by leveragng the enormous power of DNA. Staffed by a uniquely qualified team of scientists and technologists whose expertise ranges from bioinformatics and immunology to chemistry and computer science, our team is bringing to market revolutionary new products and services made possible by recent advances in DNA sequencing, analysis, and manufacturing technologies.

Genomics / Bioinformatics Research Scientist

A Research Scientist is sought to undertake cutting-edge research in the field of genomics. Successful hires will join an interdisciplinary research group pursuing ambitious, long-term projects aimed at achieving major scientific advances in the fields of biodefense, medicine, and forensics.

NOTE: Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be a US citizen or permanent resident.

Parabon's bioinformatics division is based in Reston, Virginia. The ideal candidate will be located in the Washington DC region, however, telework arrangements will be considered for exceptional US-based applicants living outside the Virginia / Maryland / District of Columbia area.


The Genomics / Bioinformatics Research Scientist will have the opportunity to work at the forefront of multiple scientific disciplines and is expected to be capable of developing new methodologies, tools, and pipelines, as well as driving the identification and implementation of emerging technologies and statistical tools. In this position, the scientist will validate and manage genomic datasets; statistically analyze phenotypic, genotypic, and environmental data; and create predictive models for biodefense, medical, and forensic use. The scientist will assist with the development of new project ideas and subsequent writing of proposals to submit for funding. Operationally, the Research Scientist will be responsible for performing analyses using existing pipelines related to Parabon's Snapshot Forensic DNA Analysis Service.

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications, But Not Required

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