Sr. Clinical Genomic Scientist

Baylor Genetics

Posted on: April 2, 2024

Closing: May 02, 2024

Salary: Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

Job Description

The Clinical Genomics Scientist position is a remote work opportunity, with daily huddles, clear objectives, and flexible scheduling. Come join our team from the comfort of your home office!

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education:
    • Degree: PhD or MD in clinical medicine, genetics, molecular biology, or equivalent. Or strong candidates with a Master’s degree and relevant experience. Desired: MB(ASCP) certification.
  • Experience:
    • Track record of high quality, leading projects toward goals, deep understanding of complex variant curation concepts, broad range of expertise, training coworkers, demonstration of workflow process improvement
    • Familiarity with American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) variant curation guidelines.
    • Knowledge of genomic variation and its correlation with human disease.
    • Expertise in concepts of clinical medicine, genetics, genomics, or molecular biology.
    • Experience in data quality assessment and communicating genetic details effectively.
    • Excellence in reading/writing medical language.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).
    • Desired: experience in bioinformatics analysis, variant effect prediction algorithms, and scripting languages

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Curation (50%): curation of variants, genes, and gene-disease correlation following ACMG guidelines
  • Analysis (30%): analyzing clinical genomics data, selecting variants for curation/confirmation, variant nomenclature following HGVS guidelines
  • Other (20%): may involve clinical report drafting, test validation, process refinement, presenting findings, monitoring test turnaround time and task delegation
  • Adheres to Code of Conduct as outlined in the Baylor Genetics Compliance Program.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Competencies:

Quality Assurance, Analytical, Problem Solving, Technical Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Oral and Written Communication, Teamwork, Organizational Support, Safety and Security, Dependability, Innovation, Adaptability.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Frequently required to sit
  • Frequently required to stand
  • Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Frequently required to talk or hear
  • Frequently required to utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard

 

EEO Statement:

Baylor Genetics is proud to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, veteran status, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law

Baylor Genetics

Posted on: April 2, 2024

Closing: May 02, 2024

Salary($): Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

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