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Clinical Genomics Scientist

Description

Invitae is inviting applications from individuals with a background in human genetics and genomics to join a growing team responsible for curating, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting clinical genetic data. This position requires a willingness to learn, and a dedication to patient health. This is a unique opportunity to work closely with an experienced team of California-licensed laboratory directors, board-certified medical geneticists and genetic counselors, genomics scientists, bioinformaticians, and other professionals who aim to bring comprehensive diagnostic and preventive genetic testing to the world.

Responsibilities

  • Critically analyze and interpret clinical genetic information
  • Generate clear, concise clinical reports
  • Work on teams to develop and curate genetic content
  • Participate in the development and refinement of tools for analyzing genetic data

Requirements

  • PhD in genetics or a related field preferred, but will consider strong candidates with undergraduate or Master’s degree
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, synthesize, and coherently evaluate complex genetic information
  • Experience in a CLIA diagnostic laboratory, familiarity with next-generation sequencing, and/or knowledge of advanced methods of copy number detection is beneficial
  • Previous research experience with human genetic diseases (cancer, cardiopathy, neuropathy, etc) is beneficial

Invitae envisions a world in which genomic sequencing routinely informs lifelong health care decisions. We provide comprehensive, rapid, and affordable genome sequencing and clinically relevant interpretations of genomic data. We are committed to enabling the utilization of genomic data in order to improve health, catalyze scientific and medical research, and contribute to improved outcomes for everyone. Invitae is an open, title-free company that operates as a meritocracy. We focus intently on our ability to deliver reliable solutions that contribute to improving people's lives. We ruthlessly eliminate overhead and policies that interfere with productivity. We have excellent benefits. Our new headquarters is in San Francisco and we have offices in Oakland and Palo Alto as well. All are located within walking distance of public transportation options. At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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