Staff Scientist - Pediatrics - Allergy & Immunology (90002422)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7083220 (Ref:8212-en_US)

Posted: August 17, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

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.

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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