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The Molecular Technical Director will supervise the development and implementation of complex clinical molecular assays and the introduction of new technologies. The Molecular Technical Director will work with the Molecular Medical Directors and the laboratory manager to implement new tests and optimize current tests in the clinical Molecular Pathology Laboratory. Responsibilities include assay design, feasibility studies, clinical validation following all regulatory guidelines (CAP, CLIA, FDA), and transference of assays to production. Additional responsibilities include optimization and monitoring quality and performance of existing methods and technologies as well as the coordination and day to day supervision of the molecular staff. The Technical Director will be encouraged to attend conferences/meetings and provide educational activities such as talks and rotations for the technologists, medical residents, and fellows.
Doctoral degree in molecular genetics or similar biological sciences area of study with 5 or more years of post-graduate work in hospital or diagnostic laboratory.
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a clinical or research laboratory with a minimum of 3 years of proven experience in clinical molecular assay design, validation, and implementation according to CLIA and CAP guidelines. Experience in the development of molecular oncologic testing as well as previous supervisory experience.
Board-certified or eligible in LGG, Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG), American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC), American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB) or equivalent Board-certification approved by HHS.
Able to work independently and in a multidisciplinary team-based environment. Attention to detail and methodical problem-solving skills. Experience with Next Generation Sequencing Technologies, statistical methods/programs, and test method validation requirements.