Scientist/Senior Scientist, Translational Oncology and Clinical Reporting position
Posted on: November 18, 2021
You will contribute both as an individual contributor and as
part of a team in support of Variantyx's medical reporting process
by carrying out literature research, scientific analysis, and
scientific writing. You will perform regular, systematic reviews of
the scientific literature and medical sources. This is not a
Create succinct summaries from complex and potentially
contradictory primary literature sources and write descriptive
annotations about these alterations, including their biological
function, pathogenicity assessment, diagnostic relevance, and
potential response to target therapies as defined in the
corresponding Standard Operating Procedure.
Generate new clinically focused content and/or guidelines based on
a review of scientific literature, existing guidelines, and other
Contribute to the development and maintenance of the Variantyx
clinical oncology knowledgebase.
Develop and contribute to new methods and algorithms to identify
and characterize alterations in tumor DNA and RNA derived from
clinical cancer specimens.
Perform data quality control testing and maintain quality
management programs according to written policies and procedures.
Recognize and resolve abnormal, unusual, or unexpected esults;
appropriately identify issues that require further action.
Other duties as assigned.
Ph.D. in molecular biology or genetics
A minimum of 3 years of academic study (postdoctoral work) or work
experience with cancer biology, and/or clinical oncology
Strong publication record as author of publications in
peer-reviewed journals in the field of oncology
Familiarity with current research and topics in cancer biology,
targeted therapeutics, and oncology clinical trials
Thorough understanding of genetic and biochemical pathways
Demonstrated ability to read, rapidly distill and interpret
documents such as peer-reviewed scientific journal articles and
curate pertinent data findings in a clear and detail-oriented
2 years of experience in variant analysis/interpretation and
familiarity with NGS analysis are required
Strong interpersonal skills, including effective oral and written
Please submit your application package (cover letter, resume,
bibliography). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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