Associate Director
Genomic Assay Research and Development
Posted on 3/1/2023
San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Ph.D. with 8+ years' industry experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, genomics, chemistry, or related field. A minimum of 3 years in a leadership role managing scientists
  • Demonstrated technical expertise and innovation via publications, IP filing, and product launch
  • Extensive experience in nucleic acid process and manipulation, NGS library prep workflows, spatial genomics, proteomics, and NGS sequencing platforms, etc
  • Experienced user in bioinformatics and data analysis tools, e.g. Python, R, ImageJ, JMP, etc
  • Strong leadership capabilities and the ability to lead multiple projects through a complex development program in fast pace environments
  • Keep current with the field of genomics, especially NGS methodologies and IP landscape
  • Lead the NGS research studies and technology innovations. Contribute to strategic genomic application roadmap
  • Explore and test feasibility of novel methods to facilitate biological and genetic studies. Bring concept projects to full feasibility and/or through the complete product development phases in extremely short timeline
  • Lead assay development and overcome technical difficulties with creative ideas. Guide scientists and research associates from cross functional groups. Fully involved in detailed experimental design, execution, data analysis/interpretation, and drawing comprehensive conclusions. Deliver multiple research and product development projects on time
  • Provide strong technical leadership in cross-functional environment at the interfaces of life sciences, chemistry, biochemistry, system integration, operation/manufacturing, and engineering. Deeply involved in project planning and results tracking with details. Communicate complex development challenges in a clear and timely manner
  • Generate high quality scientific data and reports. File IP applications and invention disclosure
  • Live Company values. Grow a strong R&D team with the drive for excellence
Element Biosciences

201-500 employees

Genetic analysis biotechnology research
Company Overview
Element Bioscience’s mission to empower the scientific community with more freedom and flexibility to accelerate collective impact on humanity. The company has developed a modular and high performing DNA sequencing platform that delivers quality data, workflow flexibility and makes next-generation sequencing technology more accessible.
  • 100% company-paid medical, dental, & vision coverage
  • Flexible spending & health savings accounts
  • Premier mental health care
  • 401(k) with immediately vested 4% company match
  • Company-paid Life and AD&D insurance
  • Stock option grants
  • Flexible time off
  • 10 paid annual holidays
  • 8-weeks paid parental leave
Company Core Values
  • Laugh often
  • Be bold
  • Win together
  • Be curious
  • Inspire others
  • Think big