Director - Genomics

Organization
Genturi
Job Location
Woburn, MA
Job Description

Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Genomics will be responsible for leading applications strategy, bio-informatics, key opinion leader engagement, and external scientific communications.  This is an outstanding opportunity for the right individual to have a significant impact in the creation of Genturi’s organization, products, and culture.  The compensation package will be attractive to a results-driven leader and includes significant early stage equity participation, competitive salary, annual bonus, and health benefits.  Assistance with relocation to the Boston area will also be available.

Specific responsibilities

The Director of Genomics will be responsible for:

  • ·       Owns all aspects of external scientific engagement including key opinion leader collaborations, scientific presentations, bio-informatics, competitive analysis, and applications positioning/strategy.
  • ·       Specifies, hires, and leads Genturi’s applications team.
  • ·       Works closely with technical team to specify key product performance metrics.
  • ·       Owns internal applications testing using early design prototypes, with feedback to technical team.
  • ·       Works with CEO in future company financing and corporate partnerships.
  • ·       Presents market and scientific updates, budgets and strategy to the board of directors.
Requirements

·       Masters or PhD qualified in a relevant technical discipline.

·       10+ years experience working in the genomics field, including in-depth knowledge of genome assembly methods, handling of large DNA molecules, and structural variation analysis.

·       A strong record of genome analysis publications.

·       Ideally, experience in the development of products for DNA analysis.

·       Experience managing key opinion leader collaborations from start to finish.

Ideally, the Director of Genomics will have a combination of large and small company and academic experience and will understand how to apply best practices learned in different organization types.

How to Apply
About Our Organization

Genturi Inc is a startup stage genomics technology company based in greater Boston and is developing its whole-chromosome sequence analysis technology.  Genturi’s initial focus is on research markets, with clinical applications following later.  Genturi has just closed its series A VC funding and will be transferring its technology out of the current academic setting into a new lab in the Boston area, hiring the initial team, collaborating with key opinion leaders, and preparing for product development and commercialization. 

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