519: R&D Scientist at Sequentify (April,2021)

Join a fast growing, DNA sequencing company based in Rehovot with a unique technology that will enable Next Generation Sequencing to be as common and affordable as blood tests. Critical technology for cancer analysis, carrier screening, synthetic food and much more. 

As the R&D scientist, you will work with our PhDs, bioinformaticians and data scientists to establish a robust and calibrated NGS library prep kit that is based upon Sequentify’s technology. In addition, you will be part of the development of novel genomics products. The job requires outstanding scientific background, proven hands-on skills and problem solving abilities. 

Unique opportunity to be part of an impactful company and lead the development of unique genomics related products.

Role Description

Research, develop and calibrate a novel NGS library prep kit.

Learn and develop new NGS technologies.

Apply NGS technologies to new diagnostics applications.

Plan and execute multidisciplinary experiments/projects and participate in the shift from development to final product, including regulation tasks.

Contact customers (scientists/ hospitals/ genetics labs) to answer questions/needs and to discuss how Sequentify can make their science better.

Query scientific literature and health databases.

Participate in scientific conferences and represent Sequentify in scientific discussions/presentations.

Prioritize multiple R&D and production tasks and lead a team of lab technicians.

Work both independently and as part of a team with the aim of growing Sequentify to be a leader in the genomics field.


PhD/Post Doctorate in biology/biotechnology

Background in NGS/assay development.

Hands on experience.

English - Fluent

Bioinformatics practice (NGS analysis tools)

Background in Linux and programming languages(Python/R etc.)

Industry background (advantage)

Management skills (advantage)


Please send you CV with the Job title and number to: Alumni@weizmann.ac.il