Scientist, Pharmacogenetics

Variantyx is looking to hire a scientist with experience in Pharmacogenetics and Next-Generation Sequencing. 

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of Variantyx pharmacogenetics platform.
  • Participate in validation and data quality control studies of the Variantyx clinical pharmacogenetics platform. Recognize issues requiring further actions and participate in development of appropriate solutions.
  • Generate QC validation reports and participate in publications preparation
  • Perform pharmacogenetic analysis and generate reports utilizing established processes. Contribute to the further development of the processes and approaches.
  • Keep track of databases, publications, guidelines, reporting standards, and competitor’s advances in pharmacogenetics.
  • Contribute to development of new pharmacogenetic testing approaches with detection of possible pitfalls and generation of alternative approaches.
  • Other relevant duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MSc or PhD in molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, medical laboratory science, or pharmacology
  • Extensive experience with NGS analysis and deep understanding of the technical benefits, specific applications, and limitations
  • Strong publication record as author of peer-reviewed articles in the field of pharmacogenetic testing
  • Familiarity with current trends and guidelines in pharmacogenetic testing of inherited genetic traits
  • Strong Bioinformatics skills, particularly in NGS
  • Must be able to organize and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work well under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor
  • Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

To apply for this job email your details to humanresources@variantyx.com

Location:
Framingham, MA or remote