Clinical Genomics Scientist

Oakland
Commercial
Full-time
Join our Clinical Services team! We are looking for an experienced Clinical Genomics Scientist. This is a unique opportunity to work closely with a strong team of geneticists, genetic counselors, bioinformaticians, and other professionals who are shaping the future of personalized medicine. As a clinical genomic scientist you will actively participate in clinical reporting for some of the leading genomics companies in the world, which provide a path for families and individuals to end their medical odyssey and get appropriate access to exome, genome or NGS panel tests and counseling services. You will also engage with the product development and software engineering groups to create innovate software and workflows that facilitate clinical interpretation with our product.

Responsibilities

    • Clinical genetic data analysis and reporting
    • Research and interpret variants observed in clinical and collaboration samples
    • Check quality of variant interpretations and reports
    • Develop workflows and training material for the Clinical Services group

Qualifications

    • PhD in human genetics, cancer biology, molecular biology, or related field OR Genetic Counselor with clinical laboratory experience OR ABMG board-eligible molecular genetics, biochemical genetics, or cytogenetics
    • 1-3 years of experience preferred (industry, clinical, or post-doctoral)
    • Knowledge of human mutation databases, cancer mutation databases, and genome browsers required
    • Experience with bioinformatics (specifically in sequence and copy number variant interpretation), next-generation sequencing, and exome or whole genome sequence analysis is preferred
    • Experience performing variant interpretation/genome analysis strongly desired
    • Excellent communication, writing skills and problem solving skills required