Why work for HudsonAlpha?

Thank you for your interest in the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology! HudsonAlpha is passionate about translating the promise of genomics into measurable real-world results. Our culture is open and inquisitive—we encourage curiosity as a pathway to discovery. We foster an enterprising spirit and collaborative approach, which has served as an accelerator for progress in genomic science.

Opportunities for employment are available through our online job board in areas of Research, Economic Development, Educational Outreach and Administration with the HudsonAlpha Institute as well as opportunities with the Associate Companies on the HudsonAlpha campus. Click the link below to apply for the opportunity to join our team of scientists, entrepreneurs and educators:

Current Job Opportunities

Advantages of a HudsonAlpha Career

The perks of a career with HudsonAlpha are numerous, offering everything from the satisfaction of working for a nationally renowned research institute, to the collaboration with other biotech companies, to just living in a great community. Below are just a few of the reasons our employees have chosen a career at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology:

“The reason I joined the Institute is because it is setup to do exactly what I love to do! Working to speed up the utilization of genomic technology to help patients, to speed up the commercialization of genomic technology and to educate: I love to do all these.” – Jian Han, PhD, faculty investigator

“HudsonAlpha represents a model that will be duplicated by other institutions seeking to transform biotechnology for the betterment of healthcare and education.”  Shawn Levy, PhD, faculty investigator and director of the Genomic Services Lab

“Entrepreneurship and community outreach are becoming increasingly recognized as important components of major universities, but at HudsonAlpha, those components are integrated more closely and with greater potential synergy than any other setting of which I’m aware.”  Greg Barsh, PhD, Mark C. Smith faculty investigator


HudsonAlpha offers a competitive package of benefits for eligible employees which includes the following:

  • Competitive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holiday Time
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Company-paid long term and short term disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Medical and Dependent-care Flexible Spending accounts
  • Anniversary Service Award program
  • Discount Programs on services and entertainment

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, each company that is a federal contractor or subcontractor is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans.

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology provides accessibility service for job seekers who require an accommodation in the job application process. This may include individuals needing assistance due to hearing, vision, mobility, or cognitive impairments, for example. If you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone at (256) 327-0400.