Clinical Curation Scientist

Exact Sciences
Phoenix, AZ
Closing date
Dec 4, 2023

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Position Overview

The Clinical Curation Scientist supports quality assurance for outgoing patient reports specifically related to the interpretation of evidence-based oncology biomarkers for therapeutic decision-making. This role also participates in related projects or initiatives.

Essential Duties

Include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Participate in the interpretation and analysis of identified variants from clinical samples.
  • Support translation of novel biomarkers into clinical practice by surveying published literature as well as clinical trial data.
  • Monitor clinical guidelines for validated target drug associations for personalized cancer care.
  • Participate in the upkeep of biomarker archives and biomarker-specific evidence dossiers, as well as update the literature repository for continuous biomarker maintenance.
  • Contribute to projects or initiatives in support of Exact Sciences' precision medicine efforts.
  • Interact with external agencies in a positive, professional manner.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong team orientation.
  • Ability to explain concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks and perform careful, detail-oriented work within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of cancer genomics, signal transduction pathways, cancer cell biology, targeted therapeutics, and whole genome, exome, and/or RNA-sequencing.
  • Demonstrated ability to critically evaluate and interpret scientific literature.
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Support and comply with the company's Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ability to act with an inclusion mindset and model these behaviors for the organization.
  • Ability to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 75% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to work on a computer and phone simultaneously.
  • Ability to use a telephone through a headset.
  • Ability to travel on an occasional basis away from work location, may include overnight/weekend travel.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D., M.D., D.O., or Pharm.D. in Human Genetics, Molecular Genetics, Genomics, Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, or related field.
  • 3+ year(s) of experience with genomic medicine and translational cancer research.
  • Proven record of scientific achievement (e.g., presentations, publications in peer-reviewed journals, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation.
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, or related field.
  • 1+ year(s) of relevant experience to include interpretation and approval of patient reports in a CLIA certified laboratory.
  • Background in clinical data interpretation.
  • Somatic and/or germline experience.


Salary Range:
$105,000.00 - $168,000.00The annual base salary shown is for this position located in US - AZ - Phoenix on a full-time basis. In addition, this position is bonus eligible, and is eligible to receive company stock upon hire as well as annually. Benefits offered include a retirement savings plan, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage in accordance with the terms, conditions, and eligibility requirements of the applicable plans.
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  • Location: US - AZ - Phoenix
  • Type: Full time

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