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Clinical Scientist – NGS

Randox Laboratories - National

Job Summary

Full Time
Posted on
May 08, 2019
Expires on
June 08, 2019
Randox Laboratories - National
Northern Ireland
Crumlin, Antrim
Years of Experience
Career Level

About Randox Laboratories - National

Randox is a world leader in in-vitro diagnostics supplying a range of innovative laboratory instruments and tests to a wide range of customers across the globe. Our mission is to create added value in healthcare by focussing on our expertise in diagnostics.

We play a pioneering role in laboratory medicine. High value is placed in research and development to continuously improve existing and develop innovative new products. This has allowed us to continuously grow and expand our international sales teams. Now is your chance to be part of strong, growing organisation.

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Clinical Scientist – NGS (19N/CNGS)We require highly motivated and enthusiastic Clinical Scientist – NGS. This key position will involve review of NGS data, variant interpretation and preparation of clinical interpretive reports.


The Role:


  • To ensure strict adherence to all laboratory procedures

  • To ensure that all work is done in compliance with ISO 17025 / CAP requirements

  • To ensure that all assays meet the specified QC parameters for DNA extraction during NGS library preparation, NGS sequencing and data analysis

  • To assist in the development of new molecular genetic assays

  • DNA sequencing including NGS

  • Use of Bioinformatics packages and variant interpretation software

  • Implement clinical diagnostic reporting procedures for NGS assays and other genetic assays

  • To apply a systematic approach for the analysis of DNA sequence data and for the interpretation of variants

  • Deliver presentations on NGS gene panel tests and other genetic disorders as required


Skills and Experience:




  • Qualified to Honours degree level in Molecular Genetics, Biomedical Sciences, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or a Life Science discipline with a 2:1 grade or above

  • To be registered with HCPC as a Clinical Scientist in molecular genetics

  • To maintain professional membership of national and international societies such as ACGS, RCPath

  • Experience in Molecular Diagnostic Testing, sequence variant interpretation and clinical reporting

  • 3 years’ experience in a genetic diagnostic laboratory or equivalent

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

  • Must have excellent time management, organisational and computer skills (Proficient in Microsoft Windows and Office packages)

  • Ability to work independently




  • Further qualification MSc or PhD in relevant discipline related to molecular genetics

  • Experience in clinical interpretative reporting of NGS panel tests for inherited cancer and / or inherited cardiac disorders

  • Experience in Bioinformatics packages and sequence variant interpretation packages e.g. Sophia DDM, BaseSpace, NextGENE, Alamut Genova, Mutation Taster, PolyPhen2, SIFT, Splice Predictors etc.



This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative international company in a growing industry that can provide career security and genuine advancement opportunities for those who show potential. We are open to considering candidates on a full-time or part-time basis for this role.


The position can be based at the Randox Clinical Laboratory Services Laboratory at Randox Science Park, Antrim OR Randox Health Clinic Liverpool OR Randox Health Clinic London


About Randox:


Randox Laboratories is passionate about improving global health and saving lives through the development of innovative and pioneering products.  Through our commitment and the skill of our people we have grown to be a world leader in diagnostics for clinical healthcare, toxicology, food security and providing quality solutions to over 145 countries.  In order to serve our growing international markets, we require high calibre applicants with scientific, engineering, software and broader business skills – including sales, marketing, logistics, finance and many more.

The Molecular Biology group at Randox develop innovative multiplex diagnostic tests that provide greater clinical information from a single patient sample, allowing enhanced decision making.  We are increasing our test portfolio, which already includes oncology, cardiac and infectious disease panels, so require additional research scientists to meet demand. 

Central to the Randox ethos is our drive to improve healthcare worldwide and every one of our staff plays a vital role in this aim.

How to apply:


Submit your CV and Cover Letter via e-mail to:


Please quote the appropriate job reference 19/CNGS in all communication.


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