SENIOR MANAGER R&D MOLECULAR BIOLOGY RESEARCH 5771

Employer
Ascent Services Group
Location
San Carlos, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 02, 2021
Closes
Aug 11, 2021
Ref
2319226722
Discipline
Biology, Statistics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
SENIOR MANAGER R&D MOLECULAR BIOLOGY RESEARCH 5771

POSITION SUMMARY:

Helps direct and lead pre-clinical scientific research and development in the Molecular Biology Research team. Focuses on advancing oncology product portfolio and works within a research team. Leads a small team to investigate the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions, products and problems. Plans, executes and manages laboratory research.

• Work closely with Director R&D to manage a small team of scientists while ensuring company, department, and team goals are met.
• Responsible for direct supervision of lab staff and individual contributors performing duties such as experimental testing laboratory testing, data analysis and data review. Duties include but are not limited to coaching, motivating, staffing, evaluating, and training staff.
• Actively interact and communicate with interdepartmental teams such as Ops, Accessioning, Bioinformatics, Data Science, Engineering, R&D, and Support.
• Responsible for managing projects and associated timelines and deliverables
• Meet regularly with individual and cross-functional team members to discuss objectives, goals and progress
• Coordinate the planning, execution and analysis of effective experiments with statistics and bioinformatics teams.
• Very strong communication, analytical and problem-solving skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Degree in molecular biology, cellular biology or closely related field
• Ph.D. with a minimum of 6+ years of relevant industry experience including significant leadership experience, or equivalent.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

• Strong communication and organization skills in being able lead and collaborate with internal functional groups and external pharma and academic collaborators
• Strong planning, organizational and time management skills required, must be familiar with project management software.
• Proven success in managing collaborative and individual projects, previous experience managing scientists
• Demonstrated experience in managing and providing leadership to scientists and analysts
• Must have experience with next generation sequencing (NGS) and nucleic-acid based molecular biology
• Ability to perform basic data and statistical analysis (e.g. R, JMP, Excel)
• Extensive experience with nucleic acid technologies relating to PCR, qPCR, multiplex PCR, digital PCR
• Epigenetic/methylation, target enrichment, cfDNA, and NGS data analysis experience is a plus
• Team player with demonstrated strong interpersonal skills with an ability to build effective working relationships within functional area
• Demonstrated success in applying independent scientific judgment in experimental design and analysis
• Experience with Design Control and in a regulated environment a plus
• This role works with PHI on a regular basis both in paper and electronic form and has access to various technologies to access PHI (paper and electronic) in order to perform the job
• Employee must complete training relating to HIPAA/PHI privacy, General Policies and Procedure Compliance training and security training as soon as possible but not later than the first 30 days of hire.
• Must maintain a current status on training requirements.
• Employee must pass post-offer criminal background check.

Preeti Sehgal is recruiting for this position.

Corporate Office
1001 Galaxy Way, Suite 405
Concord, CA 94520
925-627-4900
info@ascentsg.com

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