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Genetic Data Curation Scientist (m/f/d) - Job Rostock - CentoCareer

Genetic Data Curation Scientist (m/f/d)

Welcome to CENTOGENE!

We, CENTOGENE GmbH ("CENTOGENE"), are the experts in rare hereditary diseases. We know the genetic basis and the clinical phenotype of genetic disorders inside-out. Our platform is based on the world’s largest curated mutation database for rare diseases. We have an unrivaled global diagnostic footprint, and an unmatched ability to derive diagnostic solutions to accurately identify rare disease patients and accelerate the path to approval for new orphan drugs.

How do we do this? By bringing together more than 700 individuals from 70 different countries to transform clinical and genetic data into medical solutions for patients. We work together at our HQ in Rostock, Germany, and also at additional offices in Berlin and laboratory facilities in Cambridge MA. Our employees - medical experts, scientists, IT professionals, bioinformaticians, technicians, researchers, project managers, and many more - are all passionate about one thing: improving the lives of our patients.

Does this sound like you? If it does, we’d love to hear from you.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

The Genetic Data Curator will work as part of the Curation Team to classify, curate, and validate genetic variants identified at Centogene during the molecular diagnostic processes.

  • Following standard operating procedures to interpret and curate genetic data identified at Centogene during the molecular diagnostic processes.
  • Classification of genetic variants according to in-house standard procedures.
  • Understanding and utilizing information from existing genetic databases and literature
  • Ensuring consistency, accuracy, and quality of new and existing data entries
  • Contribution to the development and optimization of current curation processes/tools.
  • Support clinical scientists in generating medical diagnostic reports

You have the following skills and qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in Human Genetics, Molecular Biology, or a related field
  • Excellent knowledge of Human Genetics in the context of rare diseases
  • Proven experience in genetic data curation or interpretation is an advantage
  • Familiar with ACMG variant classification and HGVS nomenclature guidelines
  • Familiar with the use of online mutation databases and scientific literature
  • Strong attention to details
  • Enthusiasm for being part of an international and interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent communication skills: interfacing between users and development teams
  • Very good oral and written skills in English

Those advantages are waiting for you at CENTOGENE:

  • Talents are individually supported by internal and external trainings
  • An international career in a multicultural environment
  • Regular company events form us as one team
  • In house yoga classes, back exercises and a fitness area are available for free
  • Lunch breaks and meetings on our roof terraces feel like vacation when looking at the Warnow
  • Bike leasing or job tickets allow an environmentally friendly and reasonable travel to work
  • In case of language barriers we offer German and English classes as well as support in finding accommodation to help you get going
  • Precaution and financial protection guaranteed by company pension scheme

Applications from severely disabled people with appropriate suitability are explicitly welcome. Severely disabled applicants and equivalent status are given preferential consideration in the event of equal qualification.
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For those who embark on a career with CENTOGENE, they’ll enjoy an exciting, dynamic, entrepreneurial and extremely fast-paced environment. Working alongside dedicated colleagues, CENTOGENE employees enjoy other benefits including upskilling from a dedicated training department, yoga classes, company-sponsored bicycle leasing, German language classes, and new state-of-the-art premises conveniently located featuring roof terraces and an in-house fitness center. For employees new to Rostock we’ll also support on finding local housing.

Who we are

CENTOGENE is a rare disease company focused on transforming clinical, genetic, and biochemical data into medical solutions for patients. We are focused on bringing rationality to treatment decisions and accelerating the development of new orphan drugs by using our knowledge of the global rare disease market, including its epidemiological and clinical heterogeneity and our innovative biomarkers.

As one of the largest rare disease companies worldwide, CENTOGENE is dedicated to transforming the science of genetic information into solutions and hope for patients with rare diseases and their families. 


Anja Seidel
0381 80113 654