Location: 
Langhorne
Employment Type: 
Permanent
Job ID: 
133604
Description: 

Clinical Laboratory Manager

Creative and resourceful scientific leader.  This group works on new technologies, assays, and instrumentation, as well as problem-solving of existing assays and techniques.  The position is lab and office based but will require occasional travel and evening/weekend work.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Lead a group of scientists to design and develop novel molecular assays.

Plans, prioritizes, and tracks multiple projects.

Performs a wide variety of assays and other experiments within several areas of expertise to advance HTG EdgeSeq products.

Responsible for assessing new technologies in NGS and molecular diagnostics.

Proposes and carries out short and long-term individual and team objectives.

Critically reviews contributions made by team members.

Independently contributes ideas related to all projects and contributes novel ideas to solve problems.

Performs detailed data analysis and reports results.

Ensures compliance with lab safety and GMP/ISO requirements.

Monitors own work to ensure high quality product and accuracy.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelors Degree prefer Master or Ph.D. degree .

 Genetics, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related

2+ years prior experience (industry or academic) in laboratory experience.

Previous experience working with people and collaborating on projects.

Molecular biology laboratory experience, including next-gen sequencing, qPCR, automation instruments, and routine tasks.  Pathology/Oncology experience desired.

Strong communication skills:

Generate, summarize, and present data and conclusions to internal and external audiences.  

Represent (propose and complete objectives) the department on a multidisciplinary team or on outside collaborations.

Publication and collaboration experience required.

Leadership and motivational abilities:

Management of scientists and other lab personnel.

Organize and track multiple projects, lab maintenance, and personnel within a fast-paced environment.

Experience with Microsoft Office at a minimum.  Knowledge of statistical programs and methods, Linux, programming language(s), or next-gen sequencing analysis a definite plus.

 

CLIA, ASCP, Medical Technologist. 

 

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