NGS Scientist

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Randox Laboratories are currently seeking applications to join our Genomics Team as a Next Generation Sequencing Reporting Scientist.
The main function of this position is to perform data interpretation and clinical reporting for panel tests, verify QC metrics are met with regards to sample processing, and to accurately maintain all paperwork with regards to sequencing runs.

The position will be based at the Randox Science Park in Antrim, and the working hours will be from Monday to Friday, 08.40 to 17.20.

The role:

  • To ensure strict adherence to all laboratory procedures relating to sample log-in and data handling.
  • To ensure that all assays meet the specified QC parameters for DNA extraction, during the NGS library preparation and NGS sequencing and data analysis.
  • To provide clinical interpretation of NGS results.
  • To assist in the accurate maintenance of RCLS protocols.
  • To assist in the training and development of staff.
  • Attend meeting of various national and international societies such as ACGS, BSGM, ESHG, IMDN, etc.

The Candidate:

  • Qualified to degree level in Molecular Genetics, Biomedical Sciences, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or a Life Science.
  • Experience working within a laboratory environment.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication and organisational skills.
  • Computer literacy.


  • Experience in Molecular Diagnostic Testing, sequence variant interpretation and clinical reporting.
  • Experience in standard computer applications.


About Randox:

An international company operating in over 145 countries that continues to have unparalleled growth, Randox Laboratories has been the heartbeat of the UK’s National COVID Testing Programme throughout the pandemic.  In early 2020 Randox recognised the threat from COVID-19 and, based on over 40 years of diagnostic experience, quickly developed a test to accurately identify the virus. Testing at scale commenced within weeks to support the UK’s National Testing Programme and private clients alike.

Additionally, as a world leader in diagnostics for clinical healthcare, toxicology and food security, our expertise and product portfolio have assisted laboratories across the world in improving health and saving lives. Our global success is a result of our pioneering products and the commitment & skill of our workforce, which continue to grow exponentially.

Central to the Randox ethos is our drive and determination to improve healthcare worldwide and every one of our talented staff play a role in this. 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. Join the Randox team and play your part in improving the health of millions.

Randox Laboratories Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

  • Permanent
  • NI - Antrim
  • Closing date: Tuesday 28 May 2024
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