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Junior Variant Scientist

| Chicago

Passionate about making a difference in the world of cancer genomics?

With the advent of genomic sequencing, we can finally decode and process our genetic makeup. We now have more data than ever before but providers don't have the infrastructure or expertise to make sense of this data. We're on a mission to connect an entire ecosystem to redefine how genomic data is used in clinical settings. We are looking for a Junior Variant Scientist who will work with our computational biology team on reports for clinical and research use. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Summarize somatic and inherited genetic test results and generate customized result reports
  • Utilize in-house software tools to research and write reports
  • Perform critical quality control functions in reporting workflow
  • Perform research on genes and novel sequence variants to determine clinical relevance
  • Assist in variant classification based on emerging scientific information

Qualifications:

  • BS or MS degree in Genetics, Molecular Genetics, Cancer Biology or Biological Sciences
  • Familiarity with human mutation databases, genome browsers, and HGVS nomenclature
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented person possessing strong critical-thinking skills
  • Programing or scripting experience.
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Location

600 WEST CHICAGO AVENUE, Chicago, IL 60654

An Insider's view of Tempus

What makes someone successful on your team?

We value creativity in ideation, autonomy in execution, and a healthy tendency to always question the status quo.

Ash

Lead Data Scientist

What are Tempus Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
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