PhD Level Variant Assessment Specialist – Cancer

Ambry Genetics
Job Location
15 Argonaut
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Job Description

We are seeking PhD level variant assessment specialists to join our multi-disciplinary medical team of technical directors, medical directors, biostatisticians and genetic counselors. Variant assessment specialists participate in the analysis of diagnostic molecular genetic test results. Variant assessment involves evaluation of published literature, clinical data and review of both functional and in silico data to provide accurate, thorough, and thoughtful clinical interpretation of results.


-          PhD in molecular genetics, human genetics, molecular pathology or related field.

-          Candidates must have thorough and ongoing knowledge of current theories and principals of human medical genetics, cancer genetics and hereditary cancer disorders.

-          The ideal candidate is expected to have expertise in areas such as next generation sequence analysis, molecular test designs and online human genomic resources.  

You must have excellent time management as well as oral and written communication skills.

How to Apply

IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, please submit CV to [email protected] review. 

About Our Organization

Ambry Genetics Corporation is a genetic testing laboratory that provides clinical diagnostics testing services for genetic conditions. Our goal is to deliver comprehensive, reliable and pioneering products of the highest quality to healthcare professionals and researchers.

At Ambry, everyone is welcome, because it takes all kinds of people and perspectives to build a well-rounded tribe. All our employees have a common goal in mind and are passionate about the work they do. We want to make sure that our employees are taken care of with our outstanding perks and benefits program. To start off, we have an onsite café which serves complimentary daily smoothies and infused waters! Benefits include a competitive salary, medical, dental, vision, 401k, FSA, generous paid time off (PTO) program, flexible scheduling as determined appropriate. At Ambry Genetics Corporation, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and we maintain a drug-free work place.

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