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Temporary Genetics Analysis Specialist - LLS Molecular Diagnostics

by London Health Sciences Centre

Reference #: 100668
Position Type: Temporary, Full-time
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Mar 27, 2024
London Health Sciences Centre

Job Description

Who We Are


London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is a world-class academic health sciences centre located in the southwestern Ontario city of London. Just two hours from Toronto and two hours from Detroit, London features a beautiful and walkable downtown core located on the Thames River, a vibrant culinary scene and scores of activities that highlight local arts, culture and music. As one of Canada’s largest acute-care teaching hospitals, LHSC delivers world-class care and experiences, built on our commitment to excellence in research, innovation, and learning. In partnership with our communities, we design and advance healthcare to support the wellness of the populations we serve. LHSC delivers both local and regional services, including the Children’s Hospital, within a large geographic area. LHSC is known for its great people and great care, with a workforce of close to 15,000, dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care while partnering with communities to transform health, one life at a time.

Posting Period


Open:          March 27, 2024

Deadline:     April 10, 2024


This position is covered by a collective agreement.  Applications from outside the bargaining unit are welcome but can only be considered if the position is not filled from within this bargaining unit.

Department Name


LLS Molecular Diagnostics

Reporting to Coordinator, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, the Genetics Analysis Specialist will manage the regular review, processing, interpretation, and analysis of genetic variants as well as monitor the scientific literature for publications related to genetic variation and maintain laboratory internal databases of genetic variation, and supporting clinical and scientific literature databases. The Genetics Analysis Specialist will also participate in development of variant annotation pipelines and draft reporting templates and in genetic test development and development and implementation of new technologies, with opportunities to contribute to academic activities.

Temporary Full -Time 

Rate of Pay:           $44.67 per hour - $57.90 per hour

Duration:                May 3, 2024 to May 30, 2025


  • Successful Completion of a Master's Degree in Biology, Genetics, Bioinformatics or a related field
  • Completion of a Doctorate Degree  in Biology, Genetics, Bioinformatics or a related field preferred
  • Minimum one (1) year of previous related job experience
  • Demonstrated advanced experience working with human genetics data in research or clinical setting
  • Demonstrated advanced experience in research related to experience with genetic variant curation and interpretation of clinical relevance
  • Demonstrated advanced experience with writing and editing scientific materials for external audiences 
  • Expertise with  data management (including scientific, genetic/genomic and/or medical data)
  • Demonstrated advanced written and verbal communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills
  • Previous experience working with computer driven analytical equipment and analytical software
  • Demonstrated focus on quality and safety as well as commitment to continuous improvement
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

If interested in this role, please apply with a resume that outlines all current and previous experience relevant to the position. 

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from equity-denied groups including Indigenous people, racialized people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. LHSC is also committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive recruitment process.Upon individual request, we will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to reasonably accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities, while maintaining a fair, consistent and equitable recruitment approach. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Recruitment Services at 519-685-8500, extension #34321 or

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to complete an examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process. 

 Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 6 months. 

 Please be advised, if you are seeking employment on a temporary work or study permit we recommend reviewing work permit restrictions as it applies to healthcare organizations in Canada. As per the Government of Canada, LHSC is considered a hospital/healthcare organization, even if an employee is functioning in a non-patient facing role. Individuals on a work or study permit seeking employment in this sector may be required to complete additional steps in the process, including but not limited to a medical exam, which may also apply to employees looking to renew their work permits. It is the employee’s accountability to ensure they are adhering to their specific work permit restrictions, and we encourage all candidates and LHSC employees to be proactive and review restrictions as soon as possible as it could be a lengthy process. 

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   London Health Sciences Centre
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