23andMe: Scientific Curator Job Opportunity

Product Science

Scientific Curator – Contract role

Mountain View, CA, United States

We’re looking for detail-oriented scientists with a knack for evaluating and summarizing complex technical literature. Your work could help millions of people understand and interpret their genetic information and use it to make impactful life changes.

Note: This is a six month contractor position.

Who we are

23andMe’s mission is to help individuals and researchers access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insights into better health and personal understanding.

Who you are

You have a passion for science and believe that it is important to make genetic information accessible, relatable, and useful to everyone. You are comfortable evaluating findings from scientific studies, have a high quality bar, and are a stickler for detail. You are preferably an expert in the field of genetics; otherwise well versed in another area of human biology.

What you’ll do

Identify, critically evaluate, and record the findings of scientific papers

Support product feasibility and regulatory submissions with QMS-compliant documentation

We hope you have

– Masters or PhD in Molecular Biology/Genetics/Bioinformatics/Biochemistry or equivalent

– At least two years of research laboratory and/or clinical experience in human genetics

– Familiarity with statistical analysis and study design in the context of critically evaluating scientific findings

– Experience working effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced, and interdisciplinary environment

– Experience using public databases, genomic tools, and online scientific resources

– Impeccable attention to detail and an appreciation for process

– An ability to be proactive, thorough, and independent

About Us

23andMe, Inc. is the leading personal genetics company. Our mission is to help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has over 1 million customers worldwide with over 80 percent consented to participate in research. 23andMe, Inc. is located in Mountain View, CA. More information is available at www.23andMe.com.

 

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