Genomics Variant Curator

Job posted: 11/02/2020
Applications close: 25/02/2020 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 41215

Reference: 41215

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Monash Health

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.

Monash Pathology is seeking an energetic, motivated, and detail-oriented scientist to become a Genomics Variant Curator.  

About Monash Pathology

The Genetic and Molecular Pathology Laboratory is NATA accredited for various cytogenetic and molecular tests and is the state reference laboratory for Thalassemia and Haemophilia.  The Genomics team within Monash Pathology is currently preparing for NATA accreditation of our whole exome service. The successful candidate will also be involved in components of the NATA accreditation of other new genomic testing technologies as they are introduced.

About the Role

This is a full-time position with an initial tenure until June 2021 with potential to become a permanent position. You will be responsible for curation and precise classification of genomic variants identified by state-of-the-art next generation DNA sequencing. You will be working with a growing genomics team within Monash Pathology for the development of our whole exome sequencing service in germline as well as somatic disorders. You will be working closely with the clinicians from Monash Genetics and involved in service delivery, recruitment and training programs, quality assurance programs, MDT meetings and NATA audit processes. This position has the potential to be involved in cutting edge technologies, service growth and research and development.

Monash Health will offer:

  • salary packaging

  • friendly and supportive culture

  • opportunity to experience various teams

  • on-going supervision and professional development

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

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A/Prof. Beena Kumar - 95943459

Genomics Variant Curator