Clinical Research Scientist

San Diego Human Resources Consulting
Job Location
San Diego, CA 92101

NAVICAN Genomics is an EOE/AA employer and offers competitive salary and benefits package. 

Job Description

NAVICAN is seeking a Clinical Research Scientist with a background in clinical genomics, oncology and informatics as a key team member for our scientific and clinical team. This individual will help contribute to the execution and analysis of retrospective and prospective clinical studies supporting NAVICAN’s current and future product offerings.This is a great opportunity for a motivated team player looking for a challenging role to apply the experience of best practices learned, influence the development of systems, and apply talent real-time for results.


The successful candidate must be a high energy, analytical, hard-working team player with an entrepreneurial spirit, who can apply best practice frameworks, processes and methods while being hands-on and highly ethical.
 Primary Responsibilities and Essential Duties

  • Leads analysis and interpretation of clinical research study data, which may include genomic data and related clinical subject attributes.
  • Coordinate with external and internal data services to aggregate data for analysis, works with bioinformatics to plan analysis.
  • Innovates with internal staff and external collaborators to expand the scope of NAVICAN’s clinical translational research studies. Manage the execution of retrospective studies.
  • Tracks trends and new data publications in the field and updates staff on scientific advances from the literature and conferences.
  • Contribute to new product ideas and product development.



Education and Experience Required

  • Ph.D. with postdoctoral experience in relevant biomedical field (e.g. Molecular Biology, Genomics, Genetics, Bioinformatics).
  • Preferably, 2-5 years of clinical research work experience in biotechnology, cancer genetics or genomics.
  • Experience analyzing genomics data, related to cancer. Familiarity with bioinformatics tools and workflows and interest in working closely with internal and external bioinformatics expertise.
  • Experience translating research findings into clinically relevant and actionable information.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing via a demonstrated ability to contribute to clinical research study protocols, presentations and preparation of manuscripts.
  • 10% travel required
  • Position based in San Diego
About Our Organization

NAVICAN, is dedicated to becoming the leader in Precision Cancer Care, transforming care delivery to people with late-stage cancer, improving lives without increasing costs. As a wholly owned Intermountain Healthcare company, NAVICAN is part of an integrated delivery network with the capability to test for actionable gene mutation types related to late stage cancers. Taking care beyond the test results, NAVICAN also provides drug navigation assistance to ensure patients with actionable mutations have access to targeted therapeutics in a timely manner. This comprehensive end-to-end service – including genomic testing, molecular tumor board review, drug navigation, and measured outcomes – will help providers effectively leverage precision genomics as a part of the individualized cancer patient treatment plan.   In this population, NAVICAN has published results in improving progression free survival without increasing costs.

We’re driven by an impatience to make more precision therapy options available to more cancer patients. If you have a passion to help people, desire to grow, and you’re excellent at what you do, join us at NAVICAN to make a positive impact on the world. 

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