RTI International’s staff conducts health research and provides technical services to improve health in the U.S. and around the globe. We are seeking experienced candidates to support the mission of RTI.
RTI is seeking a Senior Research Genetic Counselor to join an interdisciplinary team of scientists and clinicians in the GenOmics, Bioinformatics, and Translational Research Center. The candidate will join three experienced genetic counselors in the Center. He or she will contribute to the management of at least one high-complexity project and contribute to research related to the translation of new conditions and technologies to newborn screening. The candidate will collaborate with senior RTI investigators and university and public health collaborators to incorporate sequencing of newborns into the existing Early Check study (www.EarlyCheck.org). The role will include study planning, management, interpretation of genomic sequencing reports, telegenetic counseling, research to assess outcomes for participating families, and the development of educational and support resources. In addition, the candidate will contribute to ongoing research in rare and common disorders, proposal writing, data analysis, and data reporting. The successful candidate will have clinical or research experience using exome/genome sequencing and strong project management and communication skills. Additional desired experience includes clinical research, telehealth, project management, and educational material development.
The position will be based in Research Triangle Park, NC. We are open for remote work for the right candidate.
Contribute to study planning, including scientific, administrative, and human subjects components
Manage and monitor study progress for a high-complexity study
Develop study protocols and operating procedures
Contribute to interpretation of sequencing data
Return results to participants
Develop educational and support resources
Participate in analysis and reporting
Contributing to proposal writing and new study planning
Master's degree in genetic counseling
Certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling
Ten years of experience
Experience with exome/genome sequencing, including consenting, interpretation, return of results, and cascade testing in a research or clinical environment
Knowledge of genomic variant classification/interpretation experience, including familiarity with ClinVar/ClinGen
Interest in research proposal development
Strong project management skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully in multidisciplinary teams
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to manage competing tasks
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
Experience in grant and/or contract proposal writing
Experience developing informed consent and/or educational materials for the public
Three or more years of experience in project management
To apply please visit, http://m.rfer.us/RTI3fD7uu.
Internal Number: 200OR
About RTI International
RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.