Genetics Manager

Rensselaer, New York
Salary is based on experience
April 16 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type


The Genetics Manager has an essential role in maintaining the genetic quality of our animals. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Review, draft and approve mating schemes for different mouse mutant strains.
  • Review, assess and modify if necessary breeding tasks in Oracle used for mouse production of projects
  • Execute and enhance genetic training of  personnel as directed by supervisor.
  • Review and verify that nomenclature follows international accepted standards for new lines.
  • Review and verify that genotyping codes are compliant with approved genotyping codes
  • Review, assess and help troubleshoot deviation on genotype distributions.
  • Review, assess and recommend train of action if necessary for Genotyping Result Inquiry
  • Initiate Genotype Results Inquiry in Oracle quality Management (OQM)
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and coordinating the resolution of GRIs, including all testing laboratories (internal and external).
  • Provide guidance to Animal Care technicians with mating schemes and interpretation of genotyping results.
  • Prepare Genetic reports for customers
  • Genetics Subject matter expert to Project and Program Managers, Operations, Customer service, Sales, etc.