Join BioPhero to shape a sustainable future

BioPhero is a biotechnology company in Copenhagen dedicated to production of insect pheromones using yeast fermentation. Our mission is to lead the global transition towards sustainable agriculture, where safe pheromone-based products constitute a key method for pest control. We are now looking for a bioinformatician to help us in our mission.

As part of FMC Corporation, a leading agricultural sciences company, BioPhero offers the opportunity to work in a global company with a fast-paced start-up culture, wonderful colleagues, and great opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Job description

Working in close collaboration with our excellent research scientists, you will contribute to the development of new and better pheromone products. Your focus areas will be to develop and implement workflows for yeast strain design and biological data analysis, including NGS and omics data analyses. You will refer directly to the Chief Scientific Officer.


You hold a MSc in computational biology, bioinformatics or similar with minimum two years of computational biology experience (PhD or other position), and you possess the following competencies:

  • strong Python programming skills
  • skills working in Unix environment
  • experience with CLC Genomics Server
  • experience with NGS and omics data analysis
  • experience with databases (SQL)
  • desirable: experience with cloud computing (e.g., Azure, AWS)
  • desirable: development of interactive visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, JupyteR, or similar)

You are a strong problem-solver, who can deliver results under tight deadlines.

You are a team player with a positive attitude, who will feel at home in a dynamic, international work environment.

You have excellent oral and written communication skills.

We offer

The opportunity to make a significant contribution to the sustainability of global agriculture in a role important to our company’s success. We offer a fast-paced work environment in a global company with a positive can-do attitude, wonderful colleagues and great opportunities for professional and personal growth. A competitive salary, pension, and flexible work hours are of course included.

You will work from our premises in Copenhagen until BioPhero moves to FMC’s European Innovation Center in Hørsholm.


Please apply through our online application portal below. Applications will be evaluated as we receive them until 30 November 2022.

For more information about the position, please contact Chief Scientific Officer Irina Borodina at +45 21 99 80 30.

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber, and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet. Since 2013, FMC has built a world-class biologicals business with more than 50 products, including pheromones. Under the sub-brand Biologicals by FMC, we provide an integrated approach where biologicals go hand in hand with synthetics to deliver value on top of existing farming practices.


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