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We are changing the world of infectious disease

About Karius

Karius is a life sciences company focused on conquering infectious diseases through the innovative use of next-generation sequencing to analyze microbial cell–free DNA.

The Karius Test® can detect more than 1000 pathogens with a quick turnaround time, empowering doctors to rapidly diagnose infections, provide more targeted treatment, and spare patients the pain and risks of invasive biopsies. Clinical evidence is published with multiple studies underway.

Why join Karius?

We are molecular biologists, software engineers, data scientists, clinicians, designers, and commercial experts drawn together by a shared vision to transform global health.

People at Karius are high-integrity, get-it-done, roll-up-your-sleeves types who are keenly committed to putting patients first and advancing medical care and doing so with demonstrated urgency. We expect humility, flexibility, respect, teamwork, and good judgement and to get the most out of every dollar we spend. We also expect to enjoy the journey and each other as we move forward with a responsibility to teach and to learn from each other.

Life at Karius

Here is a taste of what it's like to work here.

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Join us on our mission:

We thrive on new challenges and problem-solving and work tirelessly to push the limits of next-generation diagnostics and genomic technologies for the benefit of humanity.

Benefits & Perks

  • Medical, dental, and vision premiums are paid at 100% for employees
  • Competitive wages
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Daily lunch is provided
  • Happy hour every Friday!
  • Company picnics and retreats with families
  • Onsite library with books picked by employees

Ready to make an impact?

Apply to join Karius today. If you don’t see a job that matches your skill set, feel free to send your resume to

We’d love to hear from you.

Please note: Karius does not accept unsolicited agency resumes, and we are not responsible for any fees related to such resumes. Thank you.

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