Junior Variant Scientist

Organization
Tempus
Job Location
600 W Chicago Ave, Ste 775
CHICAGO, IL 60604
Job Description

Passionate about making a difference in the world of cancer genomics?

With the advent of genomic sequencing, we can finally decode and process our genetic makeup. We now have more data than ever before but providers don't have the infrastructure or expertise to make sense of this data. We're on a mission to connect an entire ecosystem to redefine how genomic data is used in clinical settings. We are looking for a Junior Variant Scientist who will work with our computational biology team on reports for clinical and research use. 

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 reporting workflow
  • Perform research on genes and novel sequence variants to determine clinical relevance
  • Assist in variant classification based on emerging scientific information

Qualifications:

  • BS or MS degree in Genetics, Molecular Genetics, Cancer Biology or Biological Sciences
  • Familiarity with human mutation databases, genome browsers, and HGVS nomenclature
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented person possessing strong critical-thinking skills

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