Sequencing Assays Director

San Diego, California


Director, Sequencing 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 help create the next generation of sequencing-based QC approaches. The ideal professional will have a proven track record of scientific innovation in NGS technologies 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 novel sequencing-based QC platforms and analytics – NGS, WGS, WES, epigenome, transcriptome, single-cell RNA and DNA sequencing (scRNA, scDNA).
  • Manage key programs and projects across multiple teams, identifying non-obvious overlaps and areas of mutual benefit through new technologies or technique development.
  • 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 sequencing platform development skills
  • 5+ years managing a team of scientists and optimizing lab methods and workflows
  • 5+ years scaling up library prep for complex sequencing programs or single cell techniques
  • Knowledge of viral vector design (AAV, Lentivirus, Gamma retrovirus) and vector manufacturing processes


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 if you’d like to work alongside some of the finest professionals in the Biotech industry!

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