Director/Assistant Director of R &D, Assay Development
An exciting opportunity is available for an outstanding scientist capable of fulfilling the role of Director/Assistant Director of Research and Development at GeneDx. As the lead of the R&D team the candidate will be responsible for new assay development, improving current Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and molecular testing workflows and evaluating new technologies/novel assays and approaches. The position requires the candidate to engage in fundamental assay development and seamlessly transition their work into the clinical setting. The candidate 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.
GeneDx is rapidly growing CLIA-Certified diagnostic genetics laboratory. We provide cutting edge technologies for genetic molecular diagnostics and offer vital, new-platform products in the critical area of molecular diagnostics. We specialize in genetic testing for rare hereditary disorders, but also test for common disorders. Our primary mission is to make clinical testing available to people with rare genetic conditions and their families.
Oversee the development of all new assays
Play an active role in experimental design and existing assay improvement
Work closely with the Director of technology transfer and validation to successfully integrate newly developed products
Actively communicate the status of projects and contribute to the scientific strategy and implementation of novel methods
Collaborate with the Bio-informatics team on new algorithm development