VP Business Development

NGS Diagnostics
Job Location
Carlsbad, CA
Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Business Development professional to join an exciting new genomics startup backed by some of the biggest names in the industry. We are looking for someone eager to take a startup company from its infancy to a high-growth organization.

The duties of the job involve:

- Market analysis and relationship building with key opinion leaders in nex-gen-sequencing based diagnostics
- Help identify biomarker panels
- Lead in-licensing and out-licensing negotiations and agreements
- Negotiate and secure collaborations, funding and grants
- Lead and assist in fundraising efforts for the company
- Assist in day to day operations of a startup


- PhD in Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Physics, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
- Prior experience in a Business Development or Operations Management role in next generation DNA sequencing company, or molecular diagnostics company
- Familiarity with both instrumentation development and assay development
- Prior experience with IP licensing, M&A due-diligence and competitive analysis
- Prior experience in startup companies, preferably as a founder or founding team member
- MBA preferred but not essential

About Our Organization

We are a dynamic startup company building instrumentation and assays to support next generation sequencing based diagnostics. We aim to increase the adoption of sequencing for healthcare by simplifying and integrating upfront and downstream processes around sequencing. Our novel platform combines microfluidics, PCR and bioinformatics to provide genomic information at rapid turn-around times.

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