Functional Assays Director

San Diego, California

2021-09-10

Director, Functional Assays

If cutting edge biotech research is your priority – you’ve found your match. This first-of-its-kind manufacturing company is looking to hire a talented and hardworking Director to create the next generation of cell and gene therapies. The ideal professional will have extensive experience with cell engineering and genome engineering, and a desire to lead and manage a team of highly technical individuals.

 

What you will do:

  • Craft the vision and lead the successful implementation of new assay approaches across biomanufacturing, including multicolor flow cytometry, Cytof, droplet digital PCR (ddPCR), and plate-based activity assays.
  • Help refine the overall vision, define technical roadmaps, and build & lead teams through challenging, multidisciplinary biological and automation challenges.
  • Define and prepare project & experimental plans with clear objectives, managed risks, and aligned timelines across the Platform R&D team and broader R&D organization

Who you are:

  • PhD with 10+ years of assay platform development skills
  • 5+ years managing a team of scientists and optimizing lab methods and workflows
  • 5+ years of experience scaling up new in-line and/or endpoint assays to enable high-throughput, data-driven laboratory operations
  • Demonstrated experience with platform development across multiple operating environments: bleeding edge R&D, process development, and regulated biomanufacturing facilities
  • Knowledge of viral vector design (AAV, Lentivirus, Gamma retrovirus) and regulatory submission requirements

 

Why work here:

  • Collaborative environment: this is a team-centric, culture-oriented company with a focus on
  • leveraging the unique skills of each worker.
  • Stock and equity options: this company wants you to feel a sense of ownership – join their
  • team and you’ll get a little chunk of the business!
  • High-growth environment: this company is rapidly expanding and is looking for people who can grow with them.

Please email your resume to sshields@provenrecruiting.com if you’d like to work alongside some of the finest professionals in the Biotech industry!

Note: We actively support and promote people of various backgrounds, from race, religion, gender to geographical area, university, lifestyle, and personality type. Proven Recruiting is minority-owned, majority women, and is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion in the broader community. Apply today!

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