Scientist I (1464)

Location: South San Francisco, CA (94080)
Company: Myriad Genetics
Industry: Other
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 4 days ago

Scientist I

Myriad is a genetic screening and testing company. Our genetic screens provide actionable information, empowering women and their families to make critical and timely healthcare decisions. We are looking for a Scientist to join our lab in South San Francisco, CA.

Our tests are powered by an automated sequencing lab and software that truly covers the full technology stack: robotics, automation, scientific compute, data pipelines, variant calling/interpretation (bioinformatics), data visualization, risk calculations (population genetics), electronic medical records (EMR), patient and doctor user experience (UX), and solving key workflow problems in large complex health systems.

This technology stack enables us to provide actionable information to almost a million patients per year.

Location: On-site South San Francisco, CA


Myriad Genetics is a trailblazing genetic testing company that has helped millions of patients make critical healthcare decisions. We are the leader of hereditary cancer screening and prenatal screening, innovating every day to empower women and their families to benefit from advanced molecular technologies.

We are looking for a molecular biologist to join our interdisciplinary R&D team that includes scientists in Salt Lake City and South San Francisco. The ideal candidate will have mastery over a range of current molecular biology techniques, with particular focus on NGS. We are seeking a collegial teammate who is curious and rigorous, an individual who shares our enthusiasm for improving people's lives by building the products that power precision medicine.

What you'll do:

  • Build prototypes of new genomic assays that can be refined and launched into a high-volume clinical laboratory
  • Design, evaluate, and optimize molecular improvements to our existing assays that screen thousands of patients per day
  • Analyze and interpret experimental datasets to drive systematic and efficient iteration cycles
  • Deepen and broaden your skills by working closely with talented experimental scientists, software engineers, automation engineers, and data scientists
  • Communicate your results internally to key stakeholders and externally at conferences and in peer-reviewed literature

Suggested qualifications

(feel very encouraged to apply even if not all are met):

  • Ph.D. (or equivalent experience) in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemistry, or a related discipline
  • Fluency with Illumina NGS technology and the broad range of associated molecular protocols
  • Track record of achievement on challenging projects in industry and/or academia
  • Experience with coding (Python strongly preferred) and comfort with a command-line interface is a huge plus
  • A sense of humility; impeccable integrity; palpable inner drive; the competence to be self-sufficient but the strong desire to be part of a supportive team


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WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, military or veteran status.

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: .

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender,national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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Web Reference : AJF/322450717-202
Posted Date : Fri, 24 Jun 2022

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