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Technical Director – R&D
The DNA Identity laboratory, part of the LabCorp Specialty Testing Group, has an exciting opportunity for a Technical Director to join its R&D Diagnostics Development Team! The Technical Director will lead a research and development team to develop, optimize and troubleshoot genetic testing procedures for the clinical laboratory. Selected candidate will also be responsible for developing quality assurance for developed techniques, standard operating procedures, optimization of methods and other assigned duties. Work closely with laboratory director, general manager and other scientific staff. Must be able to supervise, motivate and lead R&D staff.
Ph.D. or MD in molecular biology, immunology or related field. Successful candidate will have research experience in molecular biology techniques, e.g. DNA sequencing, PCR, probe assays, next generation sequencing, and targeted next generation sequencing. Preferred candidate will have 6 years post-doctoral experience. Familiarity with HLA testing, laboratory automation or bioinformatics is desirable.