Synthetic Biologist - Microbiome

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UES, Inc.
Dayton, Ohio
Competitive compensation and great benefit package
Apr 14, 2021
May 14, 2021
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

UES, Inc. has an opportunity available for a Scientist focused in Synthetic Biology and Genetic Engineering to join our team working within the 711th Human Performance Wing of Air Force Research Laboratories at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH. The Scientist will engineer microbial communities (the microbiome) to enhance performance of mammalian hosts. The project will involve engineering microbes to perform new functions and assaying how these microbes alter the behavior of the animal host, such as enhanced wakefulness, cognitive function, or stress resilience. A successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a related discipline and experience in genetic engineering, synthetic biology, microbiome science, and animal behavior studies.



  • Ph.D. in Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or a related discipline
  • Experience in genetic engineering, synthetic biology, microbiome science and animal behavior studies as demonstrated through presentations and publications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • This position is working within a government facility and requires U.S. Citizenship



Additional Information

UES, Inc. is an innovative science and technology company providing customers with superior research and development expertise since its inception in 1973. Our long-term success is a direct result of a strong commitment to the success of our employees. We look forward to reviewing your application.

UES, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.