Working at Base4 requires intellectual agility, dedication and hard work but it also competitively rewards bright, original thinking.
We are always on the lookout for smart, creative people to join our team. If you think you’re right for us, we’d love to hear from you.
We are particularly interested to hear from candidates for the following roles:
Base4 has developed a completely novel chemistry which releases nucleotides from DNA and generates a bright fluorescent signal from each individual nucleotide, allowing us to detect them with impressive accuracy.We are seeking creative, ambitious biochemists to join our development team to work on careful optimisation of this new sequencing chemistry as well as on extending its capabilities beyond the detection of the four common DNA bases.You will ideally be qualified to PhD level with a strong background in enzymology and molecular biology. The role requires a mastery of standard molecular biology techniques, plus an ability and interest in applying them in unusual or novel ways. The ideal candidate would have experience in at least some of the following areas:
We are seeking highly motivated, team orientated and creative scientists and engineers to work on the development and testing of our core technologies.
Educated to PhD level, or with the equivalent level of commercial experience, you will have significant expertise in building, running and maintaining experimental setups, ideally with knowledge of at least one of the following areas:
We are seeking a talented software developer to work on the development of instrumentation control and data analysis software. Working closely with our scientific development team, you will be responsible for the design, implementation and support of a variety of in-house software tools as well as the development of commercial applications. An excellent problem solver with the ability to understand complex scientific and technical concepts, you will ideally have the following experience:
We are seeking a talented mathematician or computer scientist to work on the development of algorithms for the high-speed analysis of large, complex data sets. Working closely with our scientific development team, you will have the ability to quickly understand complex scientific and technical concepts and to apply this understanding to the analysis of underlying experimental data. You will ideally have the following experience:
To be a successful a candidate you must be eligible to work in the UK and be able to thrive in a team of competent, intellectually competitive people. Creative thinking coupled with intellectual curiosity and a desire to tackle substantial problems is essential.
To apply for one of these opportunities please email your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Strictly no agencies as only direct applicants will be considered for these roles.
We are also interested in hearing from students who would like to get involved: