Expert Historical DNA Researcher - Professional Genealogist (Remote)

Research · Remote, anywhere in the United States, Utah
Department Research
Employment Type Associate Temp
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Depends on Experience

**Apply ONLY if you have significant experience with using both autosomal and Y-DNA to solve complex genealogy questions and can provide at least two client reports demonstrating your genealogy expertise.**


Legacy Tree Genealogists (https://legacytree.com) is a full-service genealogy firm that discovers ancestry for clients worldwide. We are rapidly expanding and are looking for additional historical DNA research support.


This is a provisional 90-day employment position with the expectation of going part-time or full-time after 90 days. Hours during the first 90 days are flexible and could vary from 25-40 hours per week. After the first 90 days, part-time and full-time remote positions will include paid time off, holiday pay, and 401k with salary matching. Full-time positions will include full medical benefits. 


 Job Responsibilities/Performance Requirements:

 

  • Solve complex research problems by performing in-depth genealogical analysis applying genetics
  • Experienced use of common consumer DNA tests and resources
  • Conduct genealogical research in online, archival, and library sources
  • Compose 15 + page narrative reports in English using Legacy Tree templates.
  • Write source citations using Legacy Tree templates.
  • Compile research histories/logs using Legacy Tree templates.
  • Other duties as assigned


 Required Skills and Qualifications:


  • Strong writing, organization, and communication skills.
  • Self-led and independent work ethic.
  • Solid understanding of genetics and their applications to genealogy.
  • Familiarity and experience with common consumer DNA tests and resources.
  • Advanced traditional, paper-trail genealogy skills and experience in any geographic location.
  • Strict attention to deadlines and timeliness.
  • Reliable, daily access to computer with internet and a quiet, distraction-free work space.
  • Ability to attend periodic staff video conferences (employees only).


Preferred But Not Required:


  • Formal training in genetics or genetic genealogy.       
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience


 If you are qualified and interested in joining our team, please submit an application and writing samples.

 

Legacy Tree Genealogists is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We appreciate diversity, hire based solely on merit, and strive to create a working environment of inclusivity for all our team members.

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  • Location
    Remote, anywhere in the United States, Utah
  • Department
    Research
  • Employment Type
    Associate Temp
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    Depends on Experience