Geneticist

Rightangled Ltd

Working hours Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.

Rightangled Limited is a health-focused genetic testing service provider in the UK, specifically in cardiac health. We are looking for a Geneticist who will play a pivotal role in providing the company with high calibre research support. Based at our Warwick University Science Park office, the Geneticist will ensure the significance of any genetic markers used in the company products as well as leading the research for new genetic markers for existing and upcoming products in the company's pipeline.

The candidate must have completed an NHS scientist training programme (STP) and having received a Certificate of Attainment from the Academy for Healthcare Science (AHCS) are highly desirable. Possesses an honors degree (1st or 2:1) in genetics or a related subject with a genetic component. Obtained a Master's and/or PhD degree in genetics or related field in biology, life sciences. Candidate must meet the HCPC's standards for qualification, professional skills, behavior and health.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both writing and speaking in English language is essential to 1) explain analytical, scientific and clinical aspects of the work to a variety of people including scientific colleagues, clinical professionals, service managers and patients as well as listening to their needs. 2) make formal presentations to groups of colleagues. The candidate must have strong ability to design research investigations and experiments, as well as analyzing and assessing scientific, technical and medical literature. Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures accurately to ensure uniformity of performance is required.

The successful candidate will utilize scientific, technical and clinical knowledge to analyze and interpret the results of routine and complex tests carried out by members of the laboratory. Assist in the provision of advice to medical, nursing and other healthcare partners on the optimal and safe use of scientific procedures and reports. Communicate and interpret complex clinical, scientific and technical information to a wide range of people including clinicians, managers, patients and the public. Contribute to audits set by the company and aim to safeguard high quality care for users, as well as conducting quality control audits relating to accreditation and regulations.

The following experience is required:

  • Significant¬†postdoc work in genetics or equivalent industry experience in biology/pharmaceutical or relevant field.
  • Strong publication record in genetics
  • Background in GWAS, cohort studies, meta-analyses and population genetics
  • Problem-solving skills and analytical skills
  • Proven track record of writing successful grant applications
  • Strong ability to work with statistics, preferably statistical genetics
  • Practical scientific skills and the ability to work with bioinformatics and relevant computer packages.

For further information about this role, please view the full advert: https://www.scribd.com/document/367245726/Geneticist

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact Hitesh Shukla (E-mail: hitesh@heartdnatest.com).

Please send your Covering Letter and CV to Hitesh at hitesh@heartdnatest.com

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