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Clinical Geneticist Opportunities at Medigenome (Swiss Institute of Genetic Medicine) in Geneva Switzerland

Medigenome (Swiss Institute of Genetic Medicine www.medigenome.ch) is seeking applicants for the position of Clinical Geneticist.

The position offers an excellent opportunity to participate in an exciting team of clinical, laboratory and computational geneticists in order to serve the clinical genetics needs of a vibrant and diverse community in the French speaking part of Switzerland. It is the intention of Medigenome to employ expert genetics and genomics services as a catalyst to transform care for all patients and families. We are looking to hire a dynamic, experienced Clinical Geneticist to participate in these efforts. The candidate will work closely with Dr. Emmanuelle Ranza,  Prof. Stylianos Antonarakis and the rest of the enthusiastic team in order to provide high-quality and up-to-date genetic/genomic services.

The ideal candidate will be FMH certified Medical Geneticist. The primary language of contact with the patient population and their families is French; knowledge of English is also necessary, and any additional language is certainly an advantage.

Applicants interested in this position should submit by email a motivation letter, a professional CV and list of publications, addresses for recommendation, and any other document relevant to this announcement to the following address info@medigenome.ch.

Medigenome is an equal opportunity employer.

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Training Opportunities as an intern in Genetic Medicine (Medical Genetics) at Medigenome (Swiss Institute of Genetic Medicine) in Geneva Switzerland

Medigenome (Swiss Institute of Genetic Medicine www.medigenome.ch) is seeking applicants for the position of intern as part of the training to become a specialist in Genetic Medicine (Medical Genetics).

The position offers an excellent opportunity to participate in an exciting team of clinical, laboratory and computational geneticists in order to serve the clinical genetics needs of a vibrant and diverse community in the French speaking part of Switzerland. It is the intention of Medigenome to employ expert genetics and genomics services as a catalyst to transform care for all patients and families. We are looking to hire a dynamic, and motivated candidate to participate in these efforts. The candidate will be trained by Dr. Emmanuelle Ranza, Prof. Stylianos Antonarakis and the rest of the enthusiastic team in order to acquire experience in many aspects of genetic medicine, and to provide high-quality and up-to-date genetic/genomic services.

The ideal candidate will acquire one-year experience in modern clinical genetics. The specialty of Medical Genetics in Switzerland requires 5 years of postdoctoral training (https://www.siwf.ch/files/pdf17/medizinische_genetik_version_internet_f.pdf). Medigenome is recognized by the Federal Swiss Authorities as an establishment for one year of training in Medical Genetics; for more information please refer to the training program (https://www.registre-isfm.ch/Detail.aspx?dossiernr=20273). The primary language of contact with the patient population and their families is French; knowledge of English is also necessary, and any additional language is certainly an advantage.

Applicants interested in this position should submit by email a motivation letter, a professional CV and list of publications, addresses for recommendation, and any other document relevant to this announcement to the following address info@medigenome.ch.

Medigenome is an equal opportunity employer.

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Medigenome, Swiss Institute of Genomic Medicine is recruiting:

A specialist FAMH in medical genetics

 The tasks:

 Participation in the computational analysis of exomes, genomes and the interpretation of genomic variants.

  • Validation of results
  • Preparation of diagnostic reports
  • Participation in the Task Force discussions of interpretation of variants
  • Participation in the development of novel genetic tests, or improvement of existing tests
  • Collaboration with the medical, computational and administrative personnel of Medigenome
  • Collaboration with colleagues and partners of Medisupport
  • Participation in the training of personnel
  • Implementation of the quality manual
  • Participation in the maintenance of accreditation

The profile:

  • PhD degree in biology or related disciplines
  • FAMH in medical genetics analyses
  • Experience in a diagnostic laboratory is an advantage
  • Responsible, motivated, collaborative personality with a strong interest in service to the population and improvement of diagnostic methods.
  • French is the primary language of the Geneva office of Medigenome.
  • Spoken and written knowledge of English is also required.
  • Any other language including German, Italian etc. is optional.

The position is based in Geneva, Switzerland and it is part-time, up to 50%, in the beginning. The position could be evolved to full-time eventually.

Please submit your application by email to info@medigenome.ch. Please include a recent CV, publication list, motivation letter, and contact information of 3 references.

Medigenome is an equal opportunity employer.

The mission of Medigenome founded in 2018 is to provide high quality, up-to-date clinical and laboratory genetic services to the population. For more information, please consult www.medigenome.ch.