Associate Variant Specialist job in Salt Lake City, UT

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Associate Variant Specialist job in Salt Lake City, UT

Description:
* Working with the Clinical Variant Specialist in communicating with clients for the purposes of targeted genetic research testing.* Digitally constructing, annotating and evaluating family pedigrees for variant classification using specially designed software and making recommendations to the software development team for improvements.* Accuracy of data entry and the ability to recognize inconsistencies and initiate resolution is critical.* Working with in-house software to amend patient reports following variant reclassification.* Assisting the Laboratory Directors in daily variant classification.* This individual will operate with a level of autonomy and responsibility commensurate with experience and initiative.

Requirements:
* Bachelors degree in Bioinformatics, or Computer Science with an emphasis in Bioinformatics, or Biostatistics with experience in computer programming, or Biology / Genetics / Molecular Biology / Biochemistry with computer programming experience and some training in statistics.* Professional and detail oriented* Proficient with Windows, Word and Excel* Excellent communication skills* Individuals with biological research experience are preferredPlease email a copy of your transcripts to: eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%72%65%63%72%75%69%74%69%6e%67%40%6d%79%72%69%61%64%2e%63%6f%6d%22%3e%72%65%63%72%75%69%74%69%6e%67%40%6d%79%72%69%61%64%2e%63%6f%6d%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')) with Associate Variant Specialist in the subject line, in addition to applying on-line.Physical and Mental Requirements of the job:Finger Dexterity, Repetitive Motion, Talking, Hearing, Analyzing, Coordinating

About Myriad:
Myriad Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: MYGN) is a leading molecular diagnostic company making a difference in patient?s lives through to discovery and commercialization of transformative molecular diagnostic products which assess a person?s risk of developing disease and guide treatment decisions and assess risk of disease progression and recurrence. We believe in improving the healthcare management of patients by providing physicians and patients with critical information across multiple medical specialties that addresses unmet medical needs.With fiscal year 2012 annual revenue of approximately $500 million and over 1,200 employees, Myriad is focusing on strategic initiatives, including new test introductions, companion diagnostics, and international expansion, to take advantage of significant growth opportunities. For more information on Myriad, please visit the Company?s website at: www.myriad.comMyriad Genetics is an EEO / AAP employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, or Veteran status.At Myriad, we affirm the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or other protected classification. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures.We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.Disability Accommodation for Employment ApplicantsReasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%72%65%63%72%75%69%74%69%6e%67%40%6d%79%72%69%61%64%2e%63%6f%6d%22%3e%72%65%63%72%75%69%74%69%6e%67%40%6d%79%72%69%61%64%2e%63%6f%6d%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')) for assistance.Please include a description of your requested accommodation, your name and contact information. Myriad will make every effort to respond to your request within two (2) business days.Note: This email address is not for general employment inquiries. Myriad may not respond to inquiries that are not related to accessibility of the on-line application system by individuals with disabilities.

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