IGM Clinical Genomics Variant Scientist – Next Generation Sequencing
Nationwide Childrens Hospital
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IGM – Clinical Genomics Variant Scientist – Next Generation Sequencing Requisition ID 2021-26749 Category Research Overview Clinical Genomics Variant Scientist The Clinical Genomics Variant Scientist is responsible for accurately identifying and classifying variants detected through genomic testing platforms. The Variant Scientist has overall responsibility for surveying published scientific literature and public databases to write scientifically accurate content for clinical reporting and upkeep of the laboratory variant knowledgebase. The Variant Scientist will assist with new test development and adapt responsibilities as related to changes in the field of genomics. Experience in curation of oncology variants is preferred. Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital? Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose . Here, Everyone Matters . We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet.Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes aCollaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to fosternewdiscoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere. Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job . It’s a calling. It’s achanceto use and grow your talent to make an impact thattrulymatters.Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere. Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud Responsibilities What Will You Be Doing? Understands and demonstrates Nationwide Children’s Hospital Staff Core Competencies. – Performs technical review of sequencing (Sanger and Next-Generation data) and other molecular data. – Demonstrates ability to provide accurate and timely variant assessment, including evaluation of published literature and clinical data to provide accurate, thorough, and thoughtful clinical interpretation of results. – Maintains laboratory variant knowledgebase and assists with curation and harmonization of variant classification changes over time. – Possesses thorough and ongoing knowledge of current theories and principals of human medical genetics, cancer genetics and hereditary cancer disorders. – Assists with research, development, and validation of new genomic assays. – Demonstrates self-management skills. Demonstrates the ability to work efficiently and independently, promoting a team environment and maintaining a cooperative and supportive atmosphere. – Demonstrates knowledge of and upholds applicable laws and regulations related to the position and clinical laboratories. Maintains knowledge of techniques, procedures, and protocols. Reviews and acknowledges procedures as required. – Assists in process development/improvement within the department including participating in quality assurance, continuing education programs, and department meetings. – Demonstrates the discipline-specific technical and computer skills required for the appropriate section of the laboratory. – Working knowledge of software tools and databases for genomic interpretation and visualization. Qualifications What Are We LookingFor? This is a new position for the Next-Generation Sequencing Business Plan. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED – PhD in biological sciences, or related field, with 2-5 years of experience in genetics preferred. – Master’s degree in molecular genetics, human genetics, or molecular pathology with 2-5 years of significant and relevant experience including variant classification (including Genetic Counselors with relevant experience). – Strong analytical skills and ability to critically read and interpret data from scientific publications. – Extensive experience in data mining and organization. – Ability to perform technical writing, as well as strong communication and computer skills. Good organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to initiate and work on several projects at a time with minimal supervision; motivation to follow through to completion while adhering to deadlines and maintaining accurate records. EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.