Variant Scientist

| Chicago, IL | Remote
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Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.

We are looking for a Variant Scientist who will work with our Clinical Teams on patient molecular reports for clinical utility.


 Responsibilities Include:

  • Accurately classify somatic and germline variants for liquid biopsy, panel tests, and whole exome NGS sequencing
  • Utilize a variety of in-house software tools to analyze clinical molecular data
  • Read and interpret scientific literature and curate relevant findings in a clear, concise, and precise manner
  • Summarize somatic and inherited genetic test results to generate high quality clinical reports
  • Perform critical quality control functions for molecular reports that complies with quality management programs and standard operating procedures
  • Support improvements for current assays and processes
  • Curate variants, genes, and diseases for scientific and clinical relevance
  • May train junior team members

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD degree in Cancer Genetics, Human Genetics, or Biological Sciences
  • Prior experience in a diagnostic laboratory, clinical report writing, and familiarity with human mutation databases, genome browsers, and HGVS nomenclature is preferred. Oncology experience strongly preferred
  • Must have utmost attention to detail, excellent communication, and writing skills
  • Ability to accurately follow formal documentation and protocols
  • Ability to work in both an individual and group setting. Must be flexible and able to adjust priorities according to workload or management needs. 






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What makes someone successful on your team?

We value creativity in ideation, autonomy in execution, and a healthy tendency to always question the status quo.

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What are Tempus Perks + Benefits

Tempus Benefits Overview

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Short Term Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Commuter Benefits
Parental Leave
Charitable Matching Program
Mental Health Support Platform
Pet Insurance
Company Cafeteria with Breakfast, Lunch & Grab & Go Options
Stocked Kitchen with Snacks
On-Site Barista
Discounted Gym Membership
Discounted Divvy Membership
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Volunteer in local community
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Eat lunch together
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Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
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Dental Benefits
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Life Insurance
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Onsite Gym
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Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
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Generous PTO
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