LIFE @ NYGC
OUR MISSION & VISION
The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is at the forefront of transforming biomedical research and clinical care with the mission of saving lives by creating an unprecedented collaboration of technology, science and medicine.
We implement advanced genomic research and integrate our findings with world-class technologies and the best physician - scientists available in order to help solve diseases.
We harness the diversity of New York’s institutions and people to drive scientific discoveries that will vastly improve clinical care - ethically, equitably
We advocate and educate, sharing our findings with the global scientific, medical and thought leadership communities to broaden the reach of the New York Genome Center to help patients in every corner of the world.
We create synergies through collaboration, reaching and connecting resources beyond ourselves to continually innovate and advance our vision.
Our facility serves as a state-of-the-art hub for genome sequencing, analytics, bioinformatics, high-performance computing, and research. Through our Integrated Genomic Solution, NYGC connects, services, and collaborates with academic, research, and medical institutions, as well as pharmaceutical, biotech, and IT companies.VIEW MORE
HEAR FROM US
The philosophy and vision with which the NYGC was founded has resonated with me from the beginning. When I saw it coming into shape, I hoped that I would have an opportunity to work here. Now that I am here, I see that our excellence, combined with our collegiality and our ambition, enables us to tackle both complicated and complex problems in a way that is unprecedented.
Hemali Phatnani, PHDStaff Scientist & Co-Director of the Center for Genomics of Neurodegenerative Disease
The New York Genome Center is dedicated to translating genomic research into clinical solutions that improve, and save, lives. Essential to this commitment is an insightful and talented staff. I am honored to be a part of this incredible team.
Kathleen KearnsVice President, Development & Communications
WHY WORK WITH US
Here are some of the things we believe set the New York Genome Center apart:
Our determination and perseverance to transform
biomedical research fosters a collaborative environment,
allowing us access to some of the most educated and
celebrated minds in academia, technology, pharma,
biotechnology, diagnostics, genomics and data analysis.
We are passionate, empowered and ready to translate
genomic research into clinical solutions!
We currently offer weekly, on-site yoga and barreless barre classes and a subsidized gym membership for our team and are looking to expand our health and wellness offerings. For staff members who want to bike, run, or walk to work, the NYGC has installed bicycle storage, showers and changing facilities.
At the NYGC, we don’t just accept difference–
we celebrate it, encourage it and thrive on it.
We’re Going Green!
We are a certified LEED Gold facility and extremely
proud of our sustainable and efficiency efforts.
We believe in fostering a workplace that encourages
employee relationships. In addition to monthly
social hours, we have a unique “buddy” program
that pairs new employees with longer tenured
ones to ensure a smooth transition.
Evening Talks & Five Points Lecture Series
Held in our state-of-the-art auditorium, we bring
outstanding thinkers from around the world to share
genomic insights on health, history, culture, policy and
life’s diversity. Keeping in line with our organizational
vision, all talks are open to the public. Check out our
calendar for upcoming events.
Located at the nexus of New York City’s SoHo, Tribeca
and Hudson Square neighborhoods, a location doesn’t
get much better than this! Our building is served by
a number of public transportation options and our
employees enjoy easy access to the 1, 6, A, C, E, N, Q
and R subway trains, as well as a number of bus lines.
With fully paid FMLA leave for eligible employees, an on-site
mother’s room and adoption assistance, back up child care and elder care, we believe in not just supporting you - but also your family.
The New York Genome Center is at the forefront of transmitting biomedical research and clinical care with the mission of saving lives. NYGC firmly believes that people are the lifeline of our organization. We value the vital role that our employees play in the success of the NYGC’s mission, and our benefits are here to show it.
Stay Healthy with Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
We offer a choice of four medical plans, as well as a dental and vision plan. There is no waiting period for health care coverage, and many qualifying domestic partnerships are eligible for all of our benefits!
In addition, the following benefits are available:
- Company-paid Basic Disability Insurance
- Company-paid Life and Personal Accident Insurance
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Health Savings Account Plan (HSA)
- Voluntary Group Universal Life Insurance
- Voluntary Personal Accident Insurance
- Voluntary Disability Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
Provides confidential support, counseling, customized resources & referrals, and practical info on hundreds of work/home life topics
Plan for Life After Work...
All eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the NYGC’s 401(k) Retirement Savings plan. The New York Genome Center will match 100% of the first 5% of employee deferrals, with immediate vesting! The plan offers a variety of investment options.
Moving to NYC?
Eligible employees relocating at NYGC’s request may receive relocation benefits. The distance between the former residence and the NYGC must be 50 miles or greater (per IRS guidelines) to be eligible for this benefit.
Healthy Work-Life Balance
In addition to 12 observed holidays, all new employees earn fifteen days of vacation in their first year of work and three floating holidays per calendar year. After the first year, vacation accruals are based upon years of service.
- Payroll Direct Deposit
- Semi-Monthly pay dates
- ePayStub Electronic Paycheck
- 529 College Savings Plan
- MemberSource Credit Union
- Bank of America — Free Checking!
The NYGC offers WageWorks, a commuter benefits program that allows participants to pay in advance for mass transit and/or parking expenses with pre-tax dollars.
Employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement for completing educational courses.
WANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM?
- Junior Faculty Appointment in Human Genetics and Genomics at the New York Genome Center
- Director, Research Administration
- Level II – Linux Support Engineer, Research Computing
- Bioinformatics Scientist, Cancer Genomics
- Research Scientist, Technology Innovation
- Postdoctoral Researcher, Lappalainen Lab
- Postdoctoral Associate, Sanjana Lab