Color’s heart is a high-throughput, highly-automated, NGS-based clinical laboratory, in Burlingame, California. We’re looking for a board-certified, licensed Laboratory Director to join our highly motivated and high-performing team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for genomics, and strong backgrounds in clinical next-generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and laboratory QA and regulation.
In this role, you will:
Ensure that the Color laboratory consistently produces analytically accurate results. Maintain oversight of wet lab, confirmation and data analysis workflows
Provide clinical and technical expertise in support of new genetic test development. Help drive improvements and innovations to ensure that the Color laboratory remains best-in-class
Ensure that the Color lab remains regulatory compliant with CAP, CLIA and relevant state licensures. Work closely with the QA team to maintain an active and effective laboratory and clinical QM programs. Supervise PT testing. Engage and oversee the Color CGMBS training program. Drive improvements at every opportunity.
Work closely with the tech transfer team to validate and launch new assays and assay modifications
Work collaboratively with the lab, clinical interpretation and genetic counseling teams to ensure reliable and accurate clinical reporting
Support internal and external company initiatives. Present on Color’s behalf at scientific conferences and panels.
We are looking for:
M.D. or Ph.D. laboratory director, minimum of 3 years experience
ABMGG (or equivalent) certification in Clinical Molecular Genetics
California LDS licensure preferred. CA license eligible will be considered.
New York State Certificate of Qualification
Extensive experience working with Next Generation Sequencing Platforms and bioinformatics. Experience with other molecular techniques (Sanger, aCGH, MLPA etc) a plus.
Experience with CAP checklists, CLIA requirements, and rigorous approaches to LDT validation. Experience with CE and FDA a plus.
Intelligent, keen attention to detail, strong team player, excellent organizational and time-management skills, great communicator.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Color Genomics
Color is a data-driven healthcare company making it easier for institutions to efficiently and effectively serve large populations. Color's unique platform virtualizes parts of healthcare delivery, creates real-time rich context around patients such as genetic profiles and health histories, and utilizes intelligent routing to help get patients to the right services and tools in a timely manner. Color partners with leading health systems, premier employers around the world, and national health initiatives including the million-person All of Us Research Program by the NIH.
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