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Come join our team

We’re a fast-growing company looking for talented individuals who want to be part of something great.

Why come work with us?

If you have a passion for science, appreciate working next to peers that inspire you, and aspire to be part of something new and innovative, then we encourage you to review our current job openings. We look forward to meeting you!

Looking for some perks? We’ve got them!

Competitive Salary

Complete compensation packages designed with you in mind.

Paid Time Off

So you can get away and spend some time smelling the roses.

Health Benefits

Plans that will keep you and the people you care about strong.

Retirement Plan

A robust 401K plan for you to save in plenty of time for those golden years.

Current Positions

Job Title: Research Associate

This position will play a key role in developing Quantapore’s sequencing technology and optimizing the associated procedures and protocols. The candidate will work closely with our experts in biochemistry, molecular biology, bioinformatics and engineering. This position is hands-on and requires operating in a fast-moving environment.

Essential Qualifications

  • B.S. or M.S. in physics, biochemistry, molecular biology or related field.
  • 1-3 years of hands-on lab experience (industry experience is a plus).
  • Extensive experience in creating and optimizing protocols, manipulating small samples, and operating an optical microscope.
  • Outstanding bench skills, meticulous attention to detail, and excellent record keeping is a must.
  • Strong trouble shooting and problem-solving skills are critical to excel in this position.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with image processing as well as multiple instrument control software packages is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience with second or third generation sequencing platforms is preferred.

Above all, the candidate must be a versatile scientist with a proven record of success in the lab and is passionate about technology development.

Quantapore Inc. provides an attractive compensation package that includes stock options and competitive benefits. If you are interested in working with us and believe you may be qualified, we would like to hear from you.

Job Title: Computational Physicist

In this position, you will join a small, dedicated, highly skilled R&D team. Development is still in an early stage, and your insights and contributions will give shape to the ultimate product, and our ultimate success. You will have principal responsibility for modeling and analysis of the core physical processes at the heart of our platform. You will work with bench scientists and engineers from the molecular biology, chemistry, software, hardware and sequencing teams to design experiments and analyze resulting data. Duties will include integrating your solutions into product-grade code for the shipping product.

Essential Qualifications 

  • PhD or equivalent experience in a relevant field such as computational physics, computational biophysics, statistics or applied mathematics.
  • Track record developing mathematical solutions to real-world problems.
  • Ability to develop quantitative methods from first principles of mathematics and physics.
  • Proficiency with a standard data analysis platform such as Python, R, Julia or MATLAB.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with single molecule biophysics.
  • Knowledge of photo physics of dyes.
  • Knowledge of principles of optical microscopy.
  • Experience with nano-scale systems, especially nanopores.
  • Proficiency with finite element methods.
  • Experience with DNA sequencing platforms.
  • Experience with development and data analysis for optical instrumentation.
  • Industrial experience, including at least one shipped product.

Above all, you have a proven record of success developing models and algorithms for analysis of cutting-edge research data sets.

Quantapore Inc. provides an attractive compensation package that includes stock options and competitive benefits. If you are interested in working with us and believe you may be qualified, we would like to hear from you.

Job Title: Biophysicist

Quantapore is building a new generation of DNA sequencer, capable of analyzing the encoded information in single DNA molecules. This machine will shape the course of biomedical research for years to come.

Building such a device requires a special breed of scientist. You will join a small, dedicated, highly skilled R&D team. Development is still in an early stage, and your insights and contributions will give shape to the ultimate product, and our ultimate success. We are looking for a seasoned bench scientist to perfect our sequencing protocol, increase system yield, and improve signal quality.

Essential Qualifications

  • PhD or equivalent experience in a relevant field such as physics, biophysics or bioengineering.
  • Experience in the design and manipulation of single-molecule detection systems.
  • Knowledge of the principles of photo physics of dyes.
  • Knowledge of principles of optical microscopy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with nano-scale systems, especially nanopores.
  • Experience with DNA sequencing platforms.
  • Industrial experience, including at least one shipped product.
  • Microfluidics.

Above all, you have a proven record of success in the lab, at the frontier between physics and biology.

Quantapore Inc. provides an attractive compensation package that includes stock options and competitive benefits. If you are interested in working with us and believe you may be qualified, we would like to hear from you.

Job Title: Data Scientist

Your principal responsibility will be for the design and implementation of primary sequence analysis algorithms encompassing image processing, times series analysis and base-calling. You will work with bench scientists and engineers from the molecular biology, chemistry, software, hardware and sequencing teams to design experiments and analyze resulting data. Duties will include integrating your solutions into product-grade code for the shipping product.

Essential Qualifications

  • A PhD or equivalent experience in a relevant field such as statistics, computer science, or applied mathematics.
  • Ability to develop quantitative methods from first principles, and a track record applying such methods to real-world problems.
  • Proficiency with a standard data analysis platform such as Python, R, Julia or MATLAB.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise in image analysis.
  • Experience with optical microscopy data sets.
  • Proficiency with time series analysis.
  • Experience with biomedical instrumentation.
  • Basic knowledge of optics and photo physics.
  • Experience with DNA sequencing platforms.
  • Demonstrated expertise in machine learning methods.

Above all, you have a proven record of success developing models and algorithms for analysis of cutting-edge research data sets.

Quantapore Inc. provides an attractive compensation package that includes stock options and competitive benefits. If you are interested in working with us and believe you may be qualified, we would like to hear from you.