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Listing 1: Quality assurance pipeline development and automation for gene therapy applications

We are forming a team to initiate a partnership with a US-based biotech company. People with a background in software development or bioinformatics are welcome to apply. Life scientists with basic programming skills that are eager to learn bioinformatics are also eligible. The team will work at ABI, under the mentorship of local bioinformatics specialists, and will be led by the US partner. The salary will depend on the level of seniority.

  • Employer: ABI, in collaboration with a US-based company
  • Slots: up to two researchers and one software engineer
  • Duration/type of employment: 3 months paid internship, then possible extension to a full-time or part-time position
  • Working hours: Full time and part time positions are available (envision two weekly meetings with the US at 7-8 PM Yerevan time)
  • Deadline of application: January 16, 2022


Software Engineer

  • Excellent knowledge of C/C++ (desired) and/or Python
  • Desired prior experience with pipeline development/automation and work with APIs
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux OS/shell scripting
  • Different seniority levels are accepted

Bioinformatician or Life Scientist

  • Excellent knowledge of Molecular Biology/Molecular Genetics (desired) or Chemistry/Physics
  • Basic programming and statistics skills are a plus
  • Good writing/reporting skills
  • High level of English proficiency
  • Ability to learn quickly, easily read and comprehend scientific literature, motivation to learn bioinformatics
  • Good communication skills
  • Responsibility and time management