Director, Immunogenetics

Organization
Complete Genomics Inc.
Job Location
Mountain View, CA 94043
Job Description

Job Title:  Director, Immunogenetics

Reports To:  Deputy Director, BGI Research

Department:  Research

Job Summary

Complete Genomics is looking for an exceptional expert and leader for a Director of Immunogenetics position. This individual will lead the immunogenetics research team, based in China, in their basic and translational studies of BGI Research.  The ideal candidate will provide strategic advice and coordinate resources to design and develop products targeting clinical and personal health markets.

                                                                       

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the immunogenetics team to conduct translational research on high-throughput immunogenetics that focuses on developing products.
  • Research and develop new immunogenetics projects and design projects according to requirements.
  • Lead international communication and collaboration to keep abreast the latest scientific development in related field.
  • Recruit, retain, and develop the immunogenetics team.
  • Administer scientific research funding applications.
  • Produce and manage scientific publications.
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned.
Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in immunology, immunogenetics, bioinformatics, biostatistics or related field with a minimum of 6 years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  6+ years of management experience preferred
  • Strong background in T/B cell immunology, immunogenetics, bioinformatics, or biostatistics
  • Experience in immunological research and leading application and translational medicine
  • Strong record of publications in peer-reviewed journals and patents
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Previous Experience in Biopharmaceutical industry a plus
  • Experience creating and maintaining strong connections with clinicians, hospitals, academic institutes, and industries a plus

 Other Requirements

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


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

How to Apply

Please use the following link to register and apply:

http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=COMPLETEG...

About Our Organization

Complete Genomics is a 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 over the past three years. The company’s mission is to improve human health by providing researchers and clinicians with the core technology and commercial systems to understand, prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases and conditions.

Complete Genomics joined the BGI family of companies in March 2013. BGI is the world’s largest genomics services company headquartered in Shenzhen, China, providing comprehensive sequencing and bioinformatics services for commercial science, medical, agricultural, and environmental applications. BGI’s mission of supporting the development of science and technology, building strong research teams, and promoting the development of scientific partnership in the genomics field aligns with Complete Genomics’ focus.

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