R&D position for a company developing the platform for Genome analysis tools

No/Low Japanese (Engineer)


The company was co-founded by prominent figures in their respective fields. One, a researcher with a wealth of experience in DNA and Genome analysis. The other, has technical know how in software development with a string of successful programs, until his retirement. They came together to develop new innovative analysis software for the next generation sequencers. They integrated generic analysis tools into one product. This program can be used to analyze Human, animal, plant or soil micro organisms. Having developed a few programs for their existing customers, the company is continuing to innovate their product and provide services specific to their clients needs. 


Job Description

The roles that you have are included below, however there are tasks not written below which will also require your attention.


 -Nucleic acid extraction, sample preparation, and genome analysis subjecting human and animals

-Storage management of experiment equipment, reagents, and specimens

-Cost calculation for each analysis 

-Documentation of protocol that is seen in dissertations and patent

comparative investigation for existing protocol

-Valuation and verification of company-owned original development technology

-Creating several manuals and training for new members

-Information gathering and organization for proposal documents

-Input and organization of experimental data


<Main technical contents>

-Next-generation sequencer experiment, cell experiment, microarray experiment

-Dealing with nucleic acid, protein, antibody, enzyme, PCR, qPCR, digital PCR

-Genome editing, RNAi




-PhD or postdoc in the fields relating to genome, DNA, cell physiology, Synthetic biology, cancer cell


Need to meet more than one

-Experience in gene technology experiment (extraction of RNA/DNA, PCR, electrophoresis, Restriction enzyme treatment)

-Cell culture technique

-Experience in dealing with human specimens

-Experience in experiment using new-generation sequencer 


Desired skills:

-Experience in genome editing

-Experience in animal experiment

-Experience in MS, LC/MS

-Experience in flow cytometer

-Experience in several uses of microscopes



4 million to 6 million based on your skill and experience

*Raise is awarded once a year


Working Hours




Saturdays, Sundays, New year holidays



Several social insurances are provided

Transportation fee is fully covered 


Location: Tokyo


Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan

How to Apply

If you are intersted in this position, please apply here wit the relevant CV/resume uploaded. Upon your submission of application, we will contact you for the follow-up questions to complete your application. 
First the company will be screening your resume.  If you have been selected for the next round interview, we will disclose you the name of the company.

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