Group Leader - Genomics Laboratory

David H. Murdock Research Institute
Job Location
150 Research Campus Drive
Kannapolis, NC 28081
$80,000 to $110,000 depending upon skills and experience

Vacation, personal and sick days are made available upon hire. Health, vision and dental benefits are offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. Flex-spending and 401k programs are also available to full-time employees

Job Description

As the Genomics Lab Group Leader, you will collaborate with academic, industry and government partners on the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) and beyond. These collaborations will include study design, data generation and analysis using next generation sequencing and microarray based approaches for whole genome, exome and targeted sequencing, methylation profiling, and gene expression analysis both at the aggregate and single cell levels. The successful candidate will manage all aspects of projects, from shipment and receipt of sample to data delivery, ensuring that projects are completed on time and within budget. As the manager, you will develop standard operating procedures within a controlled document environment, conduct quality control assays, monitor process control and work with the bioinformatics group to perform data analysis

  • PhD with ≥ 6 years’ experience or MS with  ≥ 6 years’ in a field related to genetics or genomics
  • Expertise in next generation sequencing applications including Illumina, 10X Genomics and/or Pacific Biosciences.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Excellent skills in experimental design, implementation, troubleshooting and data analysis.
  • Experience managing large datasets and utilizing databases and software tools.
  • Experience supervising technical staff.
  • Detail-oriented and organized, with strong initiative and sense of ownership when driving projects to completion.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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