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Pharma-Cruiting LogoApril 1, 2017

Pharma-Cruiting Life Sciences Executive Search is seeking a highly motivated and capable Clinical Genomic Scientist or Clinical Molecular Geneticist (title to be determined) for our oncology precision medicine clinical laboratory client.

The Clinical Genomic Scientist or Clinical Molecular Geneticist candidate will have extensive experience and interest in translational cancer research. This position requires experience in exome or whole genome next generation sequencing NGS sequence analysis, variant interpretation and prioritization and an understanding of cancer biology and human genetics. Top candidates will also have experience translating research findings into clinically relevant and actionable information.

The Clinical Genomic Scientist or Clinical Molecular Geneticist will be responsible for:

  • Daily processing, interpretation and analysis of identified variants from clinical samples.
  • Collaborate with bioinformaticians, scientists, and clinicians to design and perform analyses and evaluate observed associations.
  • Contribute to building the knowledge database.
  • Design and evaluate analysis for sequencing-based projects; discuss valid data collection methods.
  • Produce high quality and detailed documentation for all projects.


  • Deep understanding of human genetics and biology.
  • Ability to critically analyze medical and scientific literature with outstanding attention to details during problem solving.
  • Familiarity with Exome and Whole Genome Sequencing in clinical testing space.
  • Familiarity with databases, tools, and resources commonly used in interpretation of genomic data.
  • Experience with genetic variant curation and/or interpretation of clinical relevance based on the ACMG guidelines is highly desired.
  • Ph.D. or M.D. degree in Human Genetics, Molecular Genetics, Genomics or appropriately-related field is required.
  • ABMGG certification strongly preferred.

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