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Director – Variant Interpretation
Posted on 7/29/2022
Remote • Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
  • Provide strategic direction for the Variant Interpretation team who analyzes and summarizes somatic and inherited genetic test results, curates genetic data, and supports clinical workflows
  • Oversee the operational activities of the Clinical Science team to support a high quality next-generation sequencing workflow with rapid turnaround times
  • Plan and direct projects to ensure clinical reports are accurate and up-to-date
  • Ensure delivery of high quality results and regulatory compliance, including CAP, CLIA, NYS, etc
  • Manage a team with diverse roles and oversee team metrics that align to business objectives
  • Collaborate with diverse roles, including Scientists, Pathologists, Product, Engineering, and Operations to implement solutions for high volume and high growth
  • Support automation efforts to improve operational efficiencies
  • Intentionally foster a workplace culture that is consistent with the clinical team's guiding principles, Tempus core values and identified vision
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience managing teams in a high-complexity laboratory or highly regulated environment
  • Experience leading teams through high growth and rapid change
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a high growth and fast-paced environment
  • Possesses exceptional communication skills with experience leading and collaborating with diverse teams
  • Self-driven with a proactive solution-focused mindset and an ability to derive and execute scientific and operational initiatives
  • Experience with genetic variant curation, interpretation of clinical relevance, and therapy recommendations based on guidelines such as AMP/ASCO
  • Higher degree (e.g. Ph.D. or M.D.) in Human Genetics, Molecular Genetics, Genomics or related field

1,001-5,000 employees

Data-driven precision medicine
Company Overview
Tempus is on a mission to provide the necessary tools to usher in an era of precision medicine. The company has built the world's largest library of clinical and molecular data and an operating system to make that information accessible and useful for patients, physicians, and researchers.