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Associate Director of NGS Services
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
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 team members 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 Scientists and BI analysts to provide partners and collaborators with Tempus NGS test services/results via the selection of the best scientific methods, careful management of each customer project, and “white glove” treatment of testing cohorts
  • Support scientific staff through participation in lab activities typical to managing in a start-up environment
  • 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
  • Customization of sample preparation and/or NGS workflows where appropriate
  • Processing study cohort specimens in accordance with statements of work and established or custom SOPs
  • 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.