Genomics Sequencing Data Analyst / Technologist

Labcorp Research Triangle Park , NC 27709

Posted 5 months ago

Integrated Genetics (part of LabCorp's Specialty Testing Group) is seeking a Genomics Data Analyst Technologist to join our team of clinical laboratory professionals in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina! The Data Analyst team is responsible for analyzing data generated from clinical molecular laboratories in the Research Triangle and in Westborough, MA. The team has primary expertise in analyzing sequencing data from next-generation, exome, and Sanger assays, and additional expertise in analyzing copy number data from MLPA and microarray. The team works closely with the laboratory and the clinical directors to ensure high quality results are provided to patients. This is an office-based position and doesn't involve hands on wet lab work.

The schedule for this position is Monday

  • Friday, 8:30 a.m.

  • 5:00 p.m.

Responsibilities:

  • Review genomics data from NGS, Sanger, qPCR, MLPA, and microarray assays, to facilitate high quality molecular genetics and molecular oncology testing

  • Provide accurate and reliable data analyses to clinical directors, with supporting documentation; draft patient reports as needed

  • Ensure quality by performing QC and QA checks, adhering to SOPs, and maintaining competency

  • Maintain expertise through continuing education

  • Identify and suggest process improvements to the data analysis supervisor

  • Recognize problems, contribute to troubleshooting, and escalate problems appropriately

  • Perform administrative tasks as assigned, including documentation, maintenance of SOPs, participation in proficiency testing, and support of user acceptance testing for new test launches

  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment when visiting the laboratory

  • Comply with applicable federal, state, and local regulations, health and safety policies and procedures, and the requirements of accrediting organizations

The 7,000-acre Research Triangle Park is the largest research park in the United States, and is home to over 140 organizations (Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, and Information Technology /Telecommunications) and has around 45,000 full time employees entering the Park each day. The Research Triangle itself is named for the Triangle formed by the three universities: Duke University at Durham, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • B.A./B.S. in Biology, Medical Technology or related scientific discipline

  • Minimum 3 years of related laboratory experience

  • Proficiency in computing and internet skills, including use of in-house and online databases and browsers, and Excel and Adobe

  • Previous experience with sequence analysis and familiarity with sequence analysis software

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous clinical laboratory experience. ASCP Certification with specialty in Molecular Biology, Certified Medical Technologist, or equivalent certification a plus

  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, quickly learn new tasks, and be meticulous

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a dynamic setting

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Previous experience with molecular diagnostic methods, including DNA isolation, capillary electrophoresis, PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR, microarray, and MLPA

Shift1

ScheduleMonday

  • Friday, 8:30 a.m.

  • 5:00 p.m.

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