We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Scientist (Clinical Curation / Genomicist) to join our Zero Childhood Cancer Personalised Medicine Program team on a full-time 24 month fixed term contract with potential to extend. The Program will generate a large amount of complex genomic, in vitro and in vivo drug response modelling data that requires skilled interpretation, classification, and curation. This position will work closely with the Clinical Fellow and research staff to implement and conduct accurate identification and classification of genomic data in combination with in vitro and in vivo drug response modelling to research and facilitate the determination of actionable treatment recommendations via a multidisciplinary tumour board (MTB).
This role will suit a friendly and outgoing personality who can work with people openly across all components of an organisation. Critical to the role is a clinically orientated and organised approach with an eye for detail, extensive experience in analysis, research, and interpretation of genomic and other complex laboratory data outputs to facilitate the delivery of a comprehensive and meaningful clinical research report to the tumour board and treating clinicians.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Provide support, training, and knowledge transfer to research staff involved in the annotation and curation process
Assessment of pathogenicity and match targets to potential drugs
Further develop and streamline the maintenance of variant annotation and curation with the integration of both in vitro and in vivo results
Provide support to the Program Leader and Clinical Fellow and work with partner organisations for the development of a comprehensive knowledgebase to house the data generated by the Program
Contribute to the development and implementation of policies and procedures related to the interpretation and reporting of multidisciplinary data.
Participation in multidisciplinary internal team meetings, and MTB meetings.
We are strongly committed to the growth of our employees so all staff can fulfil their aspirations. You’ll be rewarded with a friendly and professional work environment, comprehensive on-campus facilities, competitive salary, salary packaging options and regular social activities.
Join a group of dedicated people in a performance-driven environment to achieve success and discover what it’s like to look forward to coming to work every day and making a real difference in our mission to save the lives of all children with cancer! It’s not if. It’s when.
A detailed job description and additional information on Children’s cancer Institute can be found on our website at: www.childrenscancerinstitute.org.au