Current Openings

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LIMS/Data Specialist or LIMS/Data Sr Associate

Location: San Diego, California
Position Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: $74,500 - $88,000
Area(s) of Expertise Desired: LIMS & Data Management
Job Code: COMP2321


Cibus is a biotechnology company with advanced technologies to precisely target and direct a plant’s natural gene-editing processes. This approach accelerates natural plant breeding that has been a staple of farming for thousands of years and has resulted in a rapid, versatile and low-cost way to produce sustainable industrial and agricultural products and improve human health by safely harnessing nature's own genetic diversity.

The company has a worldwide presence, with subsidiaries in Europe and North America and a state-of-the-art research and development center in San Diego. Cibus has a pipeline of traits for canola and rice and is developing crop platforms and a pipeline of trait products in other major global crops including soybean, corn, and wheat. The broad applicability of Cibus’ technologies is highlighted by the company’s strain-advancement program, which develops sustainable products in microbial platforms for the food, flavor and fragrance, and personal care markets.

Cibus has an immediate opening for a Senior LIMS/Data Associate or LIMS/Data Specialist who will help us to revolutionize plant breeding using our unique, gene editing technology. This position will play a central role in Cibus’ efforts to implement and manage a company-wide Laboratory Information Management (LIMS) system. The successful applicant will be experience at working with LIMS and/or other database system and data analysis and visualization. This position offers an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to grow in a dynamic company focused on cutting edge gene editing technology.


  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, Computer Sciences, or related field with 5+ years of experience for Sr Associate
  • Master’s degree in biology, Computer Sciences, or related field with 2+ years of experience.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the deployment and administration of the LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System)
  • Collaborate with laboratory teams to understand lab processes and associated data.
  • Collaborate with internal laboratory teams to develop, deploy, and maintain workflows within LIMS.
  • Report and track bugs and other issues
  • Participate in end user training and support.

Knowledge, Experience, and Skills:

  • Working experience in a biotechnology environment preferred
  • Experience with SQL queries, Python, R, or similar data trending tools
  • Experience with database development beneficial (PostgreSQL, MSSQL or similar)
  • Experience with Laboratory Information Management Systems and/or Electronic Laboratory Notebooks beneficial
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability, attention to detail and analytical thinking.
  • Laboratory experience beneficial

Core Capabilities:

  • Able to independently manage multiple tasks while meeting deadlines.
  • Flexible in the capacity to adapt to changes in direction with minimal guidance.
  • Ability to work independently or as a part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effectively communicates with supervisor through meetings and report writing.
  • Ability to be independent, self-motivated, and enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment.

Cibus provides an attractive compensation and benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision, flexible spending, 401(k) plan, vacation and sick leave. If you enjoy working as part of a team and want to participate in this exciting research, please e-mail your resume to and put down job code: COMP2321.