Director, Cancer Precision Medicine Products

Complete Genomics Inc.
Job Location
Mountain View, CA
Job Description

Reports To:  Head of Tianjin BGI Research and Head of Oncology

Department:  Research

Location: Based in California, Travel to China Required

Job Summary

The company is looking for an exceptional expert and leader for a Director, Cancer Precision Medicine Products position to support the BGI business. This individual will lead the cancer research and development team, based in Tianjin, China, with the mission to design and develop clinical application products for cancer early detection, therapy guidance, and status surveillance

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and develop clinical application products for cancer early detection, therapy guidance, and status surveillance
  • Collaborate and maintain strong relationships with hospitals and physicians
  • Recruit, retain, and develop the cancer Research and Development team
  • Publish scientific and clinical application papers
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD required with a minimum of 10 years of experience; Education background in clinical medicine is strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of management experience
  • Strong research experience related to tumor genomes
  • Publications of scientific papers in top academic journals
  • Familiar with next generation sequencing techniques; capable of choosing techniques and providing optimization solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 Other Requirements

  • Fluent communication skills in English and Mandarin required.
  • Travel at 50%+ between China and U.S.

Complete Genomics does not accept unsolicited agency resumes.  Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website, employees or Human Resources. 

Complete Genomics will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Complete Genomics and will be processed accordingly without fee.

Complete Genomics has the sole discretion to determine with whom we will enter into a contract.  If you wish to work with Complete Genomics, please contact the Human Resources department at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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About Our Organization

Complete Genomics is an established technology leader in whole human genome sequencing based in Mountain View, California. Using its proprietary sequencing instruments, chemistry, and software, the company has sequenced more than 20,000 whole human genomes. Our company’s mission is to improve human health by providing researchers and clinicians with the core technologies to understand, prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases and conditions.

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