Senior Clinical Laboratory Molecular Geneticist

CGC Genetics
Job Location
4000-432 Porto
Job Description

The successful candidates will join the Molecular Diagnostic or Clinical Genomics Lab at CGC Genetics (at Porto, Portugal location) as a Senior Clinical Laboratory Molecular Geneticist and is expected to:

- Perform and oversee routine laboratory procedures accurately and efficiently while operating in accordance with CGC Genetics Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs):

- Specimen Processing and Nucleic Acid Extraction

- SNP Detection

- Sanger sequencing

- Next Generation Sequencing  (NGS)

- Identify opportunities for workflow improvement and support its implementation

- Document and review laboratory quality procedures


- MSc or PhD in biology or related field required

- Experience in high complex clinical molecular genetics testing (minimum 5 years)

- Experience in troubleshoot instruments and assays as needed

- Strong (bio)informatics skills

- Ability to adapt to change and a rapid work pace

- Excellent interpersonal communication and team player attitude

How to Apply
About Our Organization

Founded in 1992, CGC Genetics is one of the main European clinical genetics laboratories, and leader in medical genetic tests in Portugal. CGC Genetics, headquarter in Porto, reinforced its investment in Lisbon, USA (Newark) and Spain (Madrid) and, receive samples for genetic tests from all over the world, including hospitals, national and international, public and private, medical clinics, insurance companies and universities.

Using vanguard technologies and strict quality policy, CGC Genetics has, a clinical department with 7 Medical Genetics Specialists. In addition, more than 80 highly qualified Geneticists are divided into 5 different laboratory areas: Clinical Genomics, Molecular Diagnostics, Cytogenetics, Prenatal screening and Pathology, offering more than 3.400 genetic tests of prenatal, diagnostic and screening, hematology, oncology, neurology, ophthalmology, cardiology, preventive medicine, common and rare diseases, pharmacogenetics/clinical trials. It offers wide experience in the CGH array, NGS panels and Disease Exome, analyzed and interpreted with a high clinical integration.

The great investment in research and development of new and unique tests, placed CGC Genetics as an international reference center (with more than 3.000 entries in different directories of genetic tests), being the exclusive provider of diagnostic tests for some diseases.

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