Join Our Team

Lucence is a fast-growing genomic medicine company with offices in Singapore, San Francisco and Hong Kong.

We have assembled a dynamic team of physicians, scientists, technologists, geneticists, bioinformaticians and data analysts passionate about the work we do here to improve cancer care. We come from different backgrounds and nationalities but are focused on a single mission – to fight cancer and save lives.

Join our team to transform the way we fight cancer.

Open Positions

Bioinformatician/Data Scientist

Bioinformatician / Data Scientist
Singapore

Responsibilities

  • Develop novel algorithms and statistical models as required by the company.
  • Build production-level bioinformatics pipelines using docker and AWS step functions.
  • Develop databases to compile vast amounts of genomic and diagnostics information.

Requirements

  • MSc/ PhD in Bioinformatics/ Computational Biology/ Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Experience developing bioinformatics algorithms or software independently.
  • Proficient in programming (Python, R, Unix shell scripts).
  • Good understanding of biology, algorithms and statistics.
  • Highly motivated individual with an inquisitive mind.
  • Prior experience in handling high-throughput sequencing datasets would be an advantage.

How to apply

Please send your CV to [email protected] indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line. In addition, get creative and tell us in the email in less than 100 words (in any language you like) why you think you will be a right fit for Lucence. Don’t limit yourself to a job description or job title, the world needs every skill you have.

Software Engineer

Software Engineer
Singapore

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design and build high-quality web applications/services.
  • Enhance existing data operation systems by analyzing business objective, architecting and developing applications across platforms.
  • Maintain existing software systems by identifying and correcting software defects.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate and implement new web technologies to improve development efficiency.

Requirements

  • Passionate about building software and is a fast learner.
  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or related disciplines.
  • Fluent in server-side programming languages, such as Java, python, golang.
  • Familiar with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, experience in Angular/React/Vue will be a strong point.
  • Familiar with relational databases, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL.
  • Prior relevant working experience will be an advantage.

How to Apply

Please send your CV to [email protected] indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line. In addition, get creative and tell us in the email in less than 100 words (in any language you like) why you think you will be a right fit for Lucence. Don’t limit yourself to a job description or job title, the world needs every skill you have.

Junior/ Senior NGS Scientist

Junior / Senior NGS Scientist
Singapore

Responsibilities

  • Process specimen, analyse data and report results accurately following established procedures.
  • Design, plan and perform laboratory molecular tests, in particular, next generation sequencing (NGS).
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical problems.
  • Develop and optimize new genomic medicine technologies
  • Conduct technical and clinical verification and validation studies.
  • Participate in internal and external quality assurance programs.
  • Monitor inventory and lab supplies in assigned areas.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Possess at least a degree in Biomedical Science, Life Science or its equivalent.
  • PhD holders will be considered for senior roles.
  • Familiar with molecular diagnostics techniques, including handling of patient samples, nucleic acid extraction, real-time PCR, genotyping and sequencing etc.
  • Experience in NGS will be a plus.
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Meticulous, motivated, resilient, eager to learn and work well under pressure.
  • Good communication and presentation skills, excellent in English

How to apply

Please send your CV to [email protected] indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line. In addition, get creative and tell us in the email in less than 100 words (in any language you like) why you think you will be a right fit for Lucence. Don’t limit yourself to a job description or job title, the world needs every skill you have.

Senior Research Scientist

Senior Research Scientist
Singapore

Responsibilities

  • Develop and optimize new genomic medicine technologies.
  • Design, plan and perform laboratory molecular diagnostics experiments to implement new assays and improve current assays.
  • Design, plan and conduct studies for analytical and clinical verification and validation.
  • Write, maintain and update workflows and protocols for performance of validated molecular diagnostic assays.
  • Participate in internal and external quality assurance programs.
  • Participate in research-oriented projects for clinical validation of tests (in collaboration with external organizations).
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • PhD in Biomedical Science, Life Sciences, Cancer Biology or its equivalent.
  • At least 2 years of working experience in research and development of molecular assays (We may also consider achievements and publications from your PhD course where relevant.)
  • Proficiency in molecular techniques, including nucleic acid extraction, real-time PCR, RT-PCR, genotyping and NGS.
  • Excellent grasp of English with good communication and presentation skills and an ability to write short summary reports.
  • The following will be a plus:
      • Knowledge in genomic medicine and liquid biopsy.
      • Fluency in variant annotation and interpretation and use of genome databases such as COSMIC, ClinVar, Varsome, Ensembl and OncoKB.
      • Ability to interpret genomic data in patient- and treatment-specific contexts following established procedures.
      • Track record of publishing.

How to apply

Please send your CV to [email protected] indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line. In addition, get creative and tell us in the email in less than 100 words (in any language you like) why you think you will be a right fit for Lucence. Don’t limit yourself to a job description or job title, the world needs every skill you have.

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