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Coriell Institute for Medical Research
Camden County, NJ
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Oct 14, 2021

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Job Description

Coriell Institute for Medical Research is currently seeking an experienced scientist to join the Biobanking team. The ideal candidate for this role is a PhD with postdoctoral experience and experience in human genetics/genomics research. Additional experience in project and resource management is desirable but not mandatory. We are interested in meeting potential candidates with proven ability to effectively collaborate with scientists and other department leads to oversee biorepository management activities.

The successful candidate will support landmark collections housed at Coriell, including the NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository and NHGRI Sample Repository for Human Genetic Research. S/he will also support cutting-edge stem cell and genomic technologies employed for research and biobanking at Coriell.

Under the direction of the Chief Biobanking Officer, the incumbent for this role will be responsible for partnering with other members of Coriell's Biobanking team to oversee and sustain the efficiency and productivity of daily repository operations. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

· supporting ongoing contract and grant-related requirements

· supporting internal and external reporting requirements

· contributing to scientific conference presentations and peer reviewed publications

· supporting biorepository recruitment and outreach activities

· actively participating in Coriell strategic initiatives and research activities

· contributing to external funding opportunity applications

· performing other duties as assigned

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please email a cover letter and resume to Please include a detailed description of your relevant experience in human genetics and/or genomics, along with an explanation of any project and resource management know-how. Applicants are encouraged to highlight their background with non-profit, medical, healthcare, academic, and/or scientific research organization(s).

Now in its 60th year, Coriell Institute for Medical Research is an independent non-profit research center dedicated to the study of the human genome. Expert staff and pioneering programs in the fields of molecular and cellular biology, genetics, genomics and epigenomics, and biobanking drive our mission. To learn more, visit

Coriell is committed to a respectful and inclusive working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected categories under federal or applicable state law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Company DescriptionFounded in 1953, the Coriell Institute for Medical Research is a nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving human health through biomedical research. Coriell scientists lead research in personalized medicine, cancer biology, epigenetics, and the genomics of opioid use disorder. Coriell also hosts one of the world's leading biobanks-comprised of collections for the National Institutes of Health, disease foundations and private clients-and distributes biological samples and offers research and biobanking services to scientists around the globe. To facilitate drug discovery and disease study, the Institute also develops and distributes collections of induced pluripotent stem cells.
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