Clinical Laboratory Cancer Genetic Counselor, NGS CLIA Diagnostics Laboratory

Pharma-Cruiting Executive Search
Job Location

Excellent salary + equity.  Full medical & company benefits

Partial relocation may be provided

Job Description

Clinical Genetic Counselor - Oncology, Clinical & Research Reporting, CLIA Diagnostics Laboratory  

Pharma-Cruiting Life Sciences Executive Search is seeking a Clinical Genetic Counselor for a cancer Next Generation Sequencing Diagnostics clinical laboratory.  The Clinical Genetic Counselor will work with our client’s computational and oncology teams and has expertise in clinical and research reporting.

 Responsibilities Include:

  • Summarize somatic and inherited genetic test results and generate customized result reports

  • Utilize in-house software tools to research and write reports

  • Perform critical quality control functions in the reports workflow

  • Perform research on genes and novel sequence variants to determine clinical relevance

  • Assist in variant classification based on emerging scientific information





  • BS or MS degree in Cancer Genetics, Human Genetics or Biological Sciences

  • Must be certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC)

  • Must have somatic experience and experience writing reports

  • Familiarity with genomic databases and variant classification

  • Working knowledge of molecular diagnostic techniques

  • Prior experience in a diagnostic laboratory, clinical report writing, and familiarity with human mutation databases, genome browsers, and HGVS nomenclature

  • Oncology experience strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated capability as highly organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated individual, able to work independently as well as within cross-functional teams


How to Apply

How to Apply

Email to apply

An analysis appearing in PeerJ finds that social media mentions of a paper may lead to increased citations.

NIH's Michael Lauer looks at the number of grants, their amount, and funding success rates at the agency for last year.

At Nature, Johns Hopkins' Gundula Bosch describes her graduate program that aims to get doctoral students thinking about the big picture.

Patricia Fara writes about childcare funding, and women in science and science history at NPR.