Manager Research

Essential Duties:

  • Lead a group of scientists to design and develop novel molecular assays.

  • Plans, prioritizes, and tracks multiple projects.

  • Performs a wide variety of assays and other experiments within several areas of expertise to advance HTG EdgeSeq products.

  • Responsible for assessing new technologies in NGS and molecular diagnostics.

  • Proposes and carries out short and long-term individual and team objectives.

  • Critically reviews contributions made by team members.

  • Independently contributes ideas related to all projects and contributes novel ideas to solve problems.

  • Performs detailed data analysis and reports results.

  • Ensures compliance with lab safety and GMP/ISO requirements

  • Monitors own work to ensure high-quality product and accuracy.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. Genetics, Cellular, and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related

  • 7+ years of prior experience (industry or academic) in the laboratory or team management.

  • Previous experience managing people.

  • Molecular biology laboratory experience, including next-gen sequencing, qPCR, automation instruments, and routine tasks.  Pathology/Oncology experience desired.

  • Strong communication skills:

  • Generate, summarize, and present data and conclusions to internal and external audiences.   

  • Represent (propose and complete objectives) the department on a multidisciplinary team or on outside collaborations.

  • Publication and collaboration experience required.

  • Leadership and motivational abilities:

  • Management of scientists and other lab personnel

  • Organize and track multiple projects, lab maintenance, and personnel in a fast-paced environment.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office at a minimum.  Knowledge of statistical programs and methods, Linux, programming language(s), or next-gen sequencing analysis a definite plus.


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