Current Openings

If you are interested in a position below, please send your resume to careers@coriell.org.


Associate Bioinformatics Scientist

The Coriell Institute for Medical Research is currently seeking a talented Bioinformatics Scientist to join our team and be responsible for collaborating and supporting internal groups with the development and maintenance of next generation sequencing pipelines for analysis of RNA and DNA sequencing data.   Prior professional experience in this area is helpful, although not required.

Reporting to the Director, Bioinformatics, this individual will support both the research department and biobanking teams as needed.  They should have the ability to work efficiently on multiple projects and cross-functionally with diverse teams.  The ideal candidate for this role has a Bachelor’s degree in either a biological or computational discipline.  A Master’s degree is strongly preferred although not required. 

Expected knowledge and skills: 

  • Working proficiency in Unix/Linux operating system
  • Basic knowledge of R, and/or Python scripting language
  • Basic proficiency in statistical testing
  • Understanding of fundamental biological principles
  • Familiarity with repositories of genomic data sets and analysis tools, such as TCGA, ICGC, COSMIC, ENCODE, ExAc, UCSC Genome Browser

Successful candidates will gain expertise in pipeline development, analysis and troubleshooting of multi-omics data including RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, ATAC-Seq, Whole Genome and Exome sequencing and DNA methylation. If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please email your resume, including a cover letter describing your relevant experience, to careers@coriell.org.

The Coriell Institute is a not for profit Research Institute founded in 1953 and dedicated to improving Human health through biomedical research. Coriell scientists lead research programs in personalized medicine, in cancer biology and treatment, in epigenetics of aging and Human health, and in genomics of opioid use disorder. Coriell hosts one of the world's leading biobanks, distributing biological samples and offering research and biobanking services to scientists in 85 countries around the globe. Coriell is the trusted steward of world-renowned collections for the National Institutes of Health, disease foundations and commercial clients. The Institute is also unlocking the promise of induced pluripotent stem cells and their role in disease research and drug discovery. For more information, visit www.coriell.org, like us on Facebook or follow @Coriell_Science on Twitter.


Clinical Research Coordinator

The Coriell Institute for Medical Research is currently seeking a motivated and talented Clinical Research Coordinator to join our team and be responsible for the coordination and administration of clinical studies and other scientific projects. They will implement, and coordinate research and administrative procedures for the successful management of these clinical studies and project deliverables.

The Clinical Research Coordinator will be responsible for a broad range of duties and responsibilities including, but not limited to: 

  • Maintain and adhere to research SOPs and best practices for two longitudinal observational studies
  • Recruit participants from multiple clinical sites in coordination with clinical staff and participating physicians
  • Schedule all patient research visits and procedures consistent with protocol requirements
  • Discuss study protocols with patients and verify the informed consent documentation
  • Provide patients with written communication of their participation (i.e. copy of the signed

informed consent) and ensure patient’s referring physician receives notification of patient participation in certain studies

  • Collect, process, and ship blood/saliva specimens at scheduled patient visits
  • Administer questionnaires and collect other non-genetic information from participants per protocol
  • Coordinate with physicians to screen potential participants for eligibility
  • Meet with patient for each visit and maintain accessibility to discuss any questions/concerns regarding the study
  • Perform retention activities to keep participants engaged with the studies
  • Ensure that any adverse events or patient complains are properly documented and reported
  • Ensure scientific integrity of data and protect the rights, safety, and well-being of patients enrolled in clinical trials
  • Adhere to Good Clinical Practices and study protocols
  • Additional project management duties assigned as needed 

The ideal candidate for this role has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Psychology, Nursing or a related field and a minimum of two years’ experience in a related healthcare position, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience with clinical studies and/or project management is required, particularly those related to addiction, pain management or mental health. The successful incumbent will be able to read, analyze, and interpret information from professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Additionally, they must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from physicians, staff and patients. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are imperative for this role. This position will require a local travel to nearby clinic sites.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please email your resume, including a cover letter describing your relevant experience, to careers@coriell.org.