Assistant Director, NextGen Laboratory
Requirements: PhD or MS in medical technology, chemistry, biology, or related life science.
GeneDx is searching for a full time Assistant Director, NextGen Laboratory to work on-site in our headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD.
The Assistant Director is the leader of the NextGen team, and is responsible for the daily operations of the NG Lab. The position requires the Assistant Director to monitor the performance characteristics of tests and ensures acceptable levels of performance. The NG leader must have a solid understanding of Next Generation Sequencing approaches and lead the team with creative solutions and advances in the area of molecular testing.
Direct day-to-day activities of the NextGen laboratory operation and staff.
Resolve technical problems in accordance with GeneDx policies and procedures.
Actively communicate the status of tests and take necessary remedial action when test performance characteristics deviate from established standards.
Review and update SOPs and oversees all departmental QA/QC activities.