Senior Director of NGS Services
Posted on 1/4/2023
Atlanta, GA, USA
Experience Level
  • Previous molecular assay development and validation experience
  • Expertise in nucleic acid isolation from various biospecimen types
  • Expertise in various NGS library preparation methods
  • Highly organized and systematic, superb attention to detail and ability to complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy
  • Experience managing a team and collaborating with cross-functional groups
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly and adapt to new processes smoothly
  • Ph.D. and 5+ years experience in molecular assay development required
  • Lead a team of Scientist and BI analysts to develop custom workflows for sample preparation, NGS, and proteomic applications
  • Establish scientific approach and work statements for each project to meet the client objectives and expected outcomes
  • Manage the service of client facing projects to include but not limited to:
  • Initial discovery studies for solutions to challenging samples or study parameters
  • Custom RUO NGS workflow development
  • Integration of new/bespoke processes into automation workflows and SOPs
  • Execution of project specific pilot studies
  • Provide flexible support for other activities in Tempus-wide R&D and clinical NGS labs including troubleshooting, emerging technology assessment, etc
  • Mentor and direct scientific laboratory staff

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.