At PreventionGenetics, we are passionate about human genetics. Led by Dr. James Weber, an internationally acclaimed research scientist, our entire team works to provide the highest quality tests and the best service for every clinician and patient. We believe in team science and collaborating internally and externally toward our vision to improve lives through genetic testing.
Due to our rapid growth and technical advancement, we have a new opening for a full-time Staff Scientist in the Research and Development Department. We are an industrious spirited group seeking a similarly motivated team-player.
PhD in genetics, biochemistry, biology, or a related field
Coursework in genetics is required
Laboratory experience in assay development and/or independent research is highly desirable
Familiarity with NGS analysis, data visualization, and interpretation is desirable
Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy in a team environment
Ability to manage several tasks and adapt to change in a fast paced environment
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Advanced computer skills (programming, data science, etc) is highly desirable
Execute projects and experiments efficiently (both individual and collaborative)
Produce validation documentation to expected standards
Work in collaboration with the Clinical Department to implement new technologies and workflows
Interpret and present complex data
Analyze sequencing results, including Sanger and NGS
Other job related duties as requested by management
Excellent health, dental, disability and life insurance
401k and profit-sharing plan-8% company contribution
Paid holidays and generous paid time off
Relaxed company culture and comprehensive employee fitness incentive plan
Marshfield, Wisconsin -- ranked fifth best place to live and raise a family in America. (2010-Forbes.com)
Outstanding public schools and continuous educational opportunities.
Affordable housing and world-class health care facilities: St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield Medical Research Foundation and Marshfield Clinic.
Founded in 2004 and located in Marshfield, Wisconsin, PreventionGenetics is a CLIA and ISO 15189:2012 accredited laboratory. We deliver clinical genetic testing of the highest quality at fair prices with exemplary service to people around the world.
PreventionGenetics provides tests for nearly all clinically relevant genes. These tests include our powerful and comprehensive whole exome sequencing test, PGxome®. We continuously expand and update our test menu, introduce new technologies, and increase the efficiency of our processes. In the changing landscape of genetic testing, our quality and commitment to clinicians and patients remains unchanged.
PreventionGenetics also offers DNA Banking (PGDNABank), a long- term storage of a person’s DNA. DNA Banking is available direct- to-consumer. We invite you to visit the DNA Banking section of our website.