SPECIALIST in BIOLOGICAL and PHYSICAL SANITARY SCIENCES (Cytogenetics)-FT – Day – Site Glen

Company

McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is an integrated university hospital centre recognized internationally for the excellence of its clinical programs, research and teaching. The MUHC's goal is to provide patients with care based on the most advanced knowledge in the field of health and to contribute to the advancement of knowledge.

Location

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Duties

Under the authority of the laboratory manager and in close collaboration with the Certified Geneticists of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists (CCGG), the incumbent will:

•Perform data analysis and interpret cytogenetic test results. Select appropriate follow-up tests if necessary. Act as a consultant ,
•Assist and participate in the development and validation of various techniques and in various projects approved by the Department ,
•Assist and participate in quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives
and accreditation programs, Regulate and ensure compliance with policies
quality control and quality assurance and accreditation programs,
•Perform various specialized analytical tests or technical work on
biological specimens to assist in obtaining a medical diagnosis ,
•Ensure, control and adjust the tests to be carried out as requested and
based on results already obtained. Perform all other related duties related to
the performance of his or her duties at the request of his or her superior.

Requirements

•Hold a bachelor's degree in an appropriate academic discipline such as genetics
or cellular and molecular biology
•Interpretative and technical experience over the last 5 years working with
chromosomal microchip technology, including the use of analytical software, software for public databases (e.g. DGV, ClinGen, ClinVar, DECIPHER databases) and the UCSC genomic navigator, and with cytogenetic and molecular methods
standard including FISH, G-bands, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), the
Sanger sequencing, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), extraction and
DNA quantification).
•Experience or internship in a clinical setting (clinical research, biobank,clinical diagnostic laboratory or equivalent)
•Knowledge of French and English
•Excellent communication skills
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Good judgement, manual dexterity, organisation and attention to detail
•Good knowledge of office software

Start Date

2021-01-11

Hours

35 hours

Salary

$25.63-$47.48/hr

Comments

•Permanent full-time position
•35 hours per week, day shift
•Diverse laboratory environment
•Employees will be in contact with solid chemicals or substances,
liquid, gaseous, volatile, nanoparticles
•Unionized: APTS

Contact

Name

McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)

Display Name

McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)

Title

SPECIALIST in ORGANIC AND PHYSICAL HEALTH SCIENCES (Cytogenetics)-FT - Day - Site Glen

Address

1001 Decarie Blvd, Montreal, Quebec H4A 3J1

Telephone

(514) 934-1934 ext.42139

Fax

(514) 934-8325

Email

joanne.farruggia@muhc.mcgill.ca

Job Posting Link

McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)website

Display Date

2020-12-09

Expiry Date

2020-12-23