Remote Clinical Variant Curator

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Sun, Oct 18, 2020

This job expires in 18 days

Job Category: Healthcare

Education Level: Doctorate

Job Summary

A genetic testing and diagnostics company is searching for a person to fill their position for a Remote Clinical Variant Curator.

Individual must be able to fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Efficiently review data (ABI, NGS, MLPA, etc.) and approve results according to standard procedures
  • Efficiently evaluate and provide assessment of pathogenicity for detected DNA sequence variants and/or DNA Copy Number Variations
  • Assist in development of procedures for classifying genetic variation according to ACMG/AMP guidelines

Must meet the following requirements for consideration:

  • Occasional travel (less than 5% of the time)
  • Masters in a Life Science such as Molecular Biology/Genetics/Bioinformatics/Biochemistry or equivalent; PhD preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of ABI, NGS, MLPA data interpretation experience
  • Clinical laboratory experience in human genetics
  • A strong background in Human Genetics
  • In-depth understanding of biology, molecular mechanisms and functional studies of human genetic disease genes