Careers

We are always looking for people that share our passion for providing the highest quality care. Browse through current opportunities to join our team.  

The Greenwood Genetic Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer


The Bioinformatics Analyst will be expected to assist the Bioinformatics Specialist team perform detailed analysis of Next-Generation Sequencing data in both a research and diagnostic setting. Fluency in several programming languages, along with a well-rounded knowledge of genetics/molecular biology, is essential in order to understand and communicate findings/results. Collaboration with additional individuals including Clinical Laboratory Directors is also essential to providing the most informative and concise results. The Bioinformatics Analyst must also be able to adapt their skill set to accommodate for technological advances and a steadily increasing volume of high-throughput data.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or related field is required
  • At least 2 years of related experience is preferred
  • Fluency in Python, JAVA, R, or C++ is required
  • Database experience is preferred
  • Understanding of Biology and Genetics is preferred

Required Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and work as a team member
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, planning, and computer skills
  • Strong work ethic

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three references to:

Email: careers@ggc.org

Fax: 864-388-1062, ATTN: Talitha Kay

The Greenwood Genetic Center has an opening for a part-time bus driver for the Mobile Genetics Lab. The Mobile Genetics Lab, also known as the Gene Machine, is a 41 foot custom coach equipped as a mobile science laboratory. The Gene Machine allows students to engage in fun, entertaining and educational scenarios where they have the opportunity to learn about genetic traits and disorders, understand the lab techniques used in making a diagnosis as well as consider the ethical implications of testing and explore careers in the life sciences. The successful candidate would travel with a team of Genetic Education Instructors.

The primary responsibilities include driving the Mobile Genetics Lab within South Carolina, completing forms and records related to Mobile Lab operations, functions and maintenance and working cooperatively with students, school system personnel, GGC employees and the general public. The applicant must demonstrate knowledge of bus operations and equipment, motor vehicle laws and safety standards. Assignments will be rotated with one additional driver on the team.

Candidates must possess and maintain DOT medical certification and a valid South Carolina Commercial Driver’s License with an excellent driving record. Graduation from high school, with experience in bus or similar vehicle operation, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide knowledge, skills and abilities of demonstrated, substantive experience in the operation of large buses required. Ability to travel within South Carolina with some overnight assignments is required.

Additional Requirements: Ability to sit, drive and maneuver long-wheel-based vehicles for extended periods of time. Considerable ability to lend assistance to passengers with disabilities; ability to provide lifting/moving assistance to disabled persons (some wheelchair- bound) as they are boarding or deboarding the bus.

Schedule: Traveling approximately two weeks per month (4 days per week).  

Interested applicants are encouraged to send a letter of interest, current resume or work history with list of skills and list of professional references to:

E-mail: careers@ggc.org
Fax: (864) 388-1062; ATTN: Talitha Kay

 

The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) has an immediate opening for a full-time Board Certified/Board Eligible Laboratory Genetic Counselor. The position will be located in the Greenwood office of the Greenwood Genetic Center.

GGC provides a unique culture integrating clinical, diagnostic laboratory, education and research divisions into a dynamic and stimulating genetics team providing services across South Carolina and beyond.This is an opportunity to join our diagnostic team of 10 laboratory directors, 2 genetic counselors, as well as staff scientists, bioinformaticians and ABMG laboratory fellows with involvement supporting all three Diagnostic sections and teaching opportunities at a nationally and internationally acclaimed institution.

The Laboratory Genetic Counselor position will serve as liaison between the Greenwood Diagnostic Labs and referring providers including, client consultations and case review, collection of clinical information necessary to interpret results and variants, coordination of complex cases, and communication results to healthcare providers. The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in test report writing, student training, and statewide genetic case review. The counselor will also assist in marketing efforts such as development of test-related content for printed materials and website as well as potential travel to conferences.

A Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling is required, and applicants must be Board Certified/Eligible by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. Entry level and experienced candidates are encouraged to apply. The candidate should be willing to travel within the state of South Carolina.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, copy of their resume and contact information for three references to:

E-mail: careers@ggc.org
Fax: (864) 388-1062; ATTN: Talitha Kay 


The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) Diagnostic Laboratory has an immediate opening for a Director-level position in our Biochemical Laboratory. The GGC Biochemical Laboratory provides diagnostic and screening tests for a variety of inherited metabolic disorders.

The successful candidate will join an established and growing division and will be fully involved in the clinical responsibilities of the laboratory including reporting results, quality management and assay development. Opportunities also exist for collaboration with the South Carolina newborn screening program as well as educational/research activities.

ABMGG board-certification is strongly preferred; however, those with pending certification will be considered. Salary and professional title will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications consisting of a CV and accompanying cover letter detailing work experience and professional interests should be sent to:

E-mail: careers@ggc.org

Fax: (864) 388-1062; ATTN: Talitha Kay

The Greenwood Genetic Center has immediate opening for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Clinical Geneticists at the Assistant or Associate Level in our Columbia office.

The responsibilities of the position will include patient care (inpatient and outpatient consultations), collaboration with our diagnostic laboratories, and teaching of genetic counseling students, medical students, and residents. There will also be an opportunity to participate in clinical research at a nationally and internationally acclaimed institution. The GGC provides a unique culture integrating clinical, diagnostic laboratory, education and research divisions into a dynamic and stimulating genetics team providing services across South Carolina and beyond. For more information about Columbia,  South Carolina please visit https://www.experiencecolumbiasc.com/.
 

MD or MD/PhD candidates who are ABMG board-certified/eligible in Clinical Genetics and qualified for licensure in the State of South Carolina are encouraged to apply. Board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics is also preferred.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a letter of interest, CV, and list of professional references to:

E-mail: careers@ggc.org

Fax: (864) 388-1062; Attn: Talitha Kay

 


The Greenwood Genetic Center has immediate opening for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Clinical Geneticists at the Assistant or Associate Level on our main campus in Greenwood.

The responsibilities of the position will include patient care (inpatient and outpatient consultations), collaboration with our diagnostic laboratories, and teaching of genetic counseling students, medical students, and residents. There will also be an opportunity to participate in clinical research at a nationally and internationally acclaimed institution. The GGC provides a unique culture integrating clinical, diagnostic laboratory, education and research divisions into a dynamic and stimulating genetics team providing services across South Carolina and beyond. For more information about Greenwood, South Carolina please visit http://www.visitgreenwoodsc.com/.

MD or MD/PhD candidates who are ABMG board-certified/eligible in Clinical Genetics and qualified for licensure in the State of South Carolina are encouraged to apply. Board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics is also preferred.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a letter of interest, CV, and list of professional references to:

 

E-mail: careers@ggc.org

Fax: (864) 388-1062; Attn: Talitha Kay

 


 


The Greenwood Genetic Center has an immediate opening for a fulltime Board Certified/Board Eligible Biochemical Geneticist at the Assistant or Associate Level. The position is located in the Columbia office of the Greenwood Genetic Center and will have an emphasis on the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients with inborn errors of metabolism requiring dietary treatment as well as enzyme replacement therapy. There will be the opportunity to participate in teaching and clinical research. The successful candidate is also expected to participate in the on call schedule for patients with biochemical disorders.

The responsibilities of the position include patient care (inpatient consultations, outpatient metabolic genetics clinic and newborn screen consultation); collaboration with GGC biochemical genetics laboratory; and teaching of genetic counselors, USC medical students and residents. The qualified candidate will be offered a faculty position with USC at rank commensurate with their qualifications. GGC provides a unique culture integrating clinical, diagnostic laboratory, education and research divisions into a dynamic and stimulating genetics team providing services across South Carolina and beyond.

MD or MD/PhD candidates who are ABMG board-certified/eligible in Clinical or Medical Biochemical Genetics and qualified for licensure in State of South Carolina are encouraged to apply. Board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics is also preferred.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a letter of interest, CV, and list of professional references via Email  Neena Champaigne, MD

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