Senior Clinical Scientist
Whole Exome Sequencing Program (WES)
Gaithersburg, MD or Remote
Requirements : Board certified or eligible, MD or PhD
GeneDx is rapidly growing CLIA-Certified diagnostic genetics laboratory. We provide cutting edge technologies for genetic molecular diagnostics and offer vital, new-platform products in the critical area of molecular diagnostics. We specialize in genetic testing for rare hereditary disorders, but also test for common disorders. Our primary mission is to make clinical testing available to people with rare genetic conditions and their families. Because of our tremendous growth, we are in searchfora full time Senior Clinical Scientist. The work is in the mid-Atlantic region and relocation may be involved, but there’s also the opportunity to work remotely.
GeneDx is recruiting for a Senior Clinical Scientist for its Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) Program. This position offers a unique opportunity to closely work with a team of more than 50 molecular, clinical, cytogenetic and biochemical geneticists, genetic counselors, and bioinformaticians on identifying, researching and interpreting sequencing variants and assessing their clinical relevance, establishing phenotype-genotype links, reviewing a large spectrum of genetic disorders, reviewing and signing out detailed clinical test reports and communicating with referring physicians.
The successful candidate will have either an MD (US Medical License not required), MD/PhD, or PhD andmust be certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics in Clinical Molecular Diagnostics, with 3-5 years post graduate practice in a clinical diagnostics setting. Fundamental knowledge of human genetics is essential. Appropriate judgment as it pertains to diagnostic and predictive testing, as well as excellent time management and communication skills are key. Expertise in pertinent areas such as Next-generation sequence analysis, online human genomics resources and molecular test design are a plus