Myriad Genetics, Inc.

  • Scientist

    Location US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5/2/2019 8:14 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-8077
    Name
    Myriad Genetics, Inc.
  • Overview

    Myriad Genetics is looking for a qualified candidate to join our Knowledge Management Team. Scientists on the Knowledge Management Team evaluate both external and internal data sources relevant to the classification of Variants in cancer susceptibility genes and to contribute significantly to the classification of genetic variants.

    Responsibilities

    • Evaluating scientific literature as it pertains to the classification of variants.
    • Preparing and presenting both external and internal data to an expert committee to classify variants. 
    • Monitoring and annotating both internal and external software and databases.

    Qualifications

    PhD related to the biological sciences

    Professional and detail oriented

    Proficient with Windows, Word and Excel

    Excellent communication and teamwork skills

    Data Mining experience a plus

     

    Physical and Mental requirements:

    Lifting up to 20lbs, Carrying, Repetitive Motion, Near Acuity, Color Determination, Depth Perception

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.

    About Our Company

    Myriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics.  Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs.  Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives:  maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets.  For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website: www.myriad.com.

     

    Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.

     

    Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.

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