Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?
Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.
We are looking for a Junior Variant Scientist who will work with our Clinical and Computational Biology Team on reports for clinical and research use.
Analyze somatic and inherited genetic test results to generate high-quality customized clinical reports
Perform critical quality control functions in reporting workflow
Assist in variant classification based on emerging scientific information
Identify literature and analyze for accuracy and experimental robustness (i.e. experimental design, procedures, and results)
Extract, structure, and analyze the latest scientific research to construct and maintain the Tempus cancer genomics knowledge database (KDB)
Work with the clinical team and medical leadership to research and review therapeutic and prognostic evidence used in clinical reports
Minimum BS degree in Genetics, Molecular Genetics, Cancer Biology, or Biological Sciences
Experience reading and critically evaluating scientific literature
Exceptionally detail-oriented with strong critical-thinking skills
Excellent communication skills with the ability to work both independently and in a group setting
Excitement and drive to make a difference in a fast-paced energetic work environment!
Nice to haves:
MS degree in Human Genetics, Molecular Genetics, or Biology with an in-depth understanding of cancer biology
Programing or scripting experience strongly preferred
Familiarity with human mutation databases, genome browsers, HGVS nomenclature, and oncology therapies
Research experience and handling of large datasets