Title:  Staff Scientist

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $50,000 - $65,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  8212


Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Immunology, Allergy and Retrovirology Service at Texas Children’s Hospital is seeking a highly motivated, responsible, and organized individual to join the Immunogenetics Research Program, as a Staff Scientist. Will be expected to have the ability to expertly assess gene-disease validity and pathogenicity of genetic variants.  The Staff Scientist will have a major role in assisting with project management and execution in accordance with expert resource guidelines, biocuration of gene-disease validity and genetic variants, training of other biocurators, and maintaining research continuity within the Immunogenetics Research Program.

Job Duties

  • Guideline-based gene-disease association and genetic variant pathogenicity curation.
  • Critical evaluation and interpretation of published data.
  • Demonstration of expertise with research techniques used to test variant pathogenicity (e.g., expression assays, functional assays, and so forth).
  • Presentation of investigative findings and summaries in meetings/conferences.
  • Training of new biocurators.
  • Preparation of data for submission to repositories and databases.
  • Composition of manuscripts for publication.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree. Experience may not be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Three years of post doctoral research experience.





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