Sequencing Project Manager

New York Genome Center
Job Location
NEW YORK, NY 10013

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Job Description

Position Description

The Project Manager will provide support across the full range of sequencing operations at NYGC. This will include day-to-day management of scientific collaborations, involvement in the consultation process with potential investigators, and assisting senior managers with daily scientific tasks or projects. In addition, the Project Manager will be responsible for tracking inquiries, projects, action items, deadlines, and organizing all supporting information.


Job duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage sequencing inquiries and track follow-up action items and progress;
  • Work with PIs on routine questions around sample submission and sequencing processes;
  • Generate and submit quotes to investigators, work with finance to coordinate project invoicing;
  • Coordinate with lab manager to plan incoming projects and timelines for sample preparation and sequencing;
  • Review sequencing run and data QC statistics;
  • Coordinate troubleshooting of sample preparation, sequencing and data analysis with the laboratory and bioinformatics teams;
  • Assist bioinformatics team members in planning data delivery to ensure efficient and effective     service and support is provided to NYGC investigators;
  • Coordinate data delivery and communication to investigators;
  • Manage reporting, communicate, and address questions that are generated once data is provided;
  • Further develop pricing structure: streamline, organize, and expand;
  • Support lab manager in interviewing candidates for laboratory technicians.
  • PhD degree in Genetics or related field of study preferred;
  • Strong background in genetics and genomics research, with a thorough understanding of next generation sequencing technologies and a minimum of 3-5 years hands-on experience in next-generation sequencing;
  • Excellent customer service skills and professionalism in dealing with a wide range of constituents;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships at all levels;
  • Demonstrated scientific writing skills;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Motivated individual with ability to efficiently multi task, work under pressure, handle interruptions and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to identify and solve problems, analyze data and implement/troubleshoot solutions;
  • A self-directed individual who is capable of taking initiative and assuming responsibility;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
About Our Organization

About the New York Genome Center

The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, non-profit organization that leverages the collaborative resources of leading academic medical centers, research universities, and commercial organizations. Our vision is to transform medical research and clinical care in New York and beyond through the creation of one of the largest genomics facilities in North America, integrating sequencing, bioinformatics, and data management, as well as performing cutting-edge genomics research. 


The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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