At Genome.One, we help provide answers to life’s biggest health questions – enhancing the lives of patients, families and communities across the world. How do we achieve this? Through our world-leading, Whole Genome Sequencing technology (WGS) – and the brilliant minds that power it.
An opportunity exists for an experienced Genomicist to use specialist genetic knowledge to generate and enhance the interpretative aspects of the genomic analysis and reporting pathway. Reporting to the Principal Scientist - Genome.one, this position will be responsible for prioritisation, interpretation and classification of genes and variants in relation to human disease. The Genomicist will also generate curated gene lists for specific conditions and diseases using information from existing databases, and from the literature.
To be successful in this position, you will be a talented and analytical thinker who is motivated by being part of an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment like Genome.one. You will be team player and collaborator who thrives in a culture of innovation and empowerment. You will also possess the following key skills and attributes:
- Formal qualification in genetics/genomics is required
- Higher qualification in genomics by PhD and/or Fellowship training (eg. FHGSA, FFSc, FRACP, FRCPA etc) is desired
- Strong scientific background in biology, molecular mechanisms and functional studies of genes and proteins is required
- Experience with variant assessment, classification, curation and assignment of pathogenicity is required
- Basic knowledge of database structures, programming or scripting languages desirable
- Ability to develop, manage and maintain internal and external relationships
- Highly developed skills in facilitation and meeting leadership
- Highly developed written and verbal communications skills
- Experience working with clinical pathology services
- Highly developed educational and communication skills
Genome.one, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research which was purpose built to provide answers to life’s biggest health questions utilising a test that will revolutionise the diagnosis of genetic conditions, achieved through Whole Genome Sequencing Technology (WGS).
How to apply
All applications must be submitted via Garvan’s careers website:
Please prepare and submit your application as per the directions below:
- A Cover Letter
- CV including (3) Referees
We are reviewing applications as they are received. However candidates are encouraged to submit their application by: 17 February 2017