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Lab Operations – India

Associate Scientist

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Job Purpose

Analysis of Sequencing variants (NGS/Non NGS), interpretation of the results and creating test reports for NGS tests and if needed other genetic tests.

Job Duties

  • Checking the QC data of the NGS and other genetic data generated from Clinical samples.
  • Analysis of Sequencing variants (NGS/Non NGS), interpretation of the results and creating test reports for NGS tests and if needed other genetic tests. (Necessary training and guidance will be available from the team lead)
  • Create a robust check list to automate the necessary components of data interpretation and interact with software development team in further developing the variant interpretation tool
  • Collaborate with expert informatics and laboratory team in the analysis and interpretation of genetic data generated.
  • Careful, critical and systematic analysis, literature curation and interpretation of the NGS data with eye for the detail is a prerequisite.
  • Guiding a team of Genome analysts.
  • Work closely with management team and sales force to continuously improve the quality of test reports.
  • Effective proactive communication with the team leader and across the departments is mandatory.
  • Effective monitoring and implementation of Turnaround time of the test reports assigned is a critical function of the job.
  • Publish clinical and laboratory findings in peer reviewed journals/conferences, wherever required.
  • Taking part in laboratory work if interested and needed, outside the above mentioned primary functions is encouraged when time permits.
  • Reporting to: Associate Director , Location: MedGenome Bangalore office

Functional/Technical Skills

  • Work Experience – 3+years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of reference laboratory business, diagnostic tests and processes
  • Track record of everyday excellence in client service delivery
  • Strong conceptive, and consultative strategic selling skills a must.
  • The ability to work across teams and functions effectively

Educational Qualification

  • PHD in Human Genetics

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