Senior Director

Assay Development

Posted on 5/30/2024



51-200 employees

Non-invasive liquid biopsy for infectious diseases

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics

Senior, Expert

San Carlos, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Analysis
  • Ph.D. in molecular biology or related field
  • 10+ years of post Ph.D. biotech industry experience
  • Prior experience in NGS-based IVD product development required
  • Prior experience developing sample preparation instruments required
  • 4+ years of experience managing a research or development team
  • Manage the execution of large-scale biotechnology and diagnostic product development initiatives
  • Serve as the technical lead on product development activities under design control
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership in product development planning and execution
  • Oversee the design, development, optimization, and validation of diagnostic assays
  • Develop and implement protocols for assay development
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for assay development
  • Perform data analysis with advanced analytical and statistical tools
  • Set clear goals, provide feedback, and supervise team members
  • Communicate project status, results, and challenges to senior management
  • Represent the assay development team in internal and external meetings

Karius specializes in pioneering a non-invasive liquid biopsy for infectious diseases through the utilization of genomics and advanced AI. This technology not only enhances the accuracy and speed of pathogen detection but also underscores the company's leadership in applying cutting-edge machine learning algorithms in healthcare. Employees at Karius are at the forefront of technical innovation in biotechnology, contributing to a transformative approach that impacts public health on a global scale.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



Redwood City, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth