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CyberCoders Associate Director, Next Generation Sequencing in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Associate Director, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Associate Director, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) - Skills Required - GMP lab management, PCR or qPCR, microtome operation, FFPE sectioning, Illumina-based library construction, nucleic acid extraction, HiSeq or MiSeq sequencers, GMP or CAP/CLIA, contributing to CMC sections of INDs, Reviewing and approving deviation investigations

We are a clinical-stage, 200 employee biotech focused on developing personalized cancer T-cell therapeutics. If you are a Senior Manager or Associate Director with GMP experience interested in running a GMP Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) lab with an enthusiastic team in Cambridge, please read on!

What You Need for this Position

  • Bachelor's degree minimum (higher preferred)

  • 9+ years' relevant experience (if no NGS experience, a strong molecular biology or histology background will be considered)

  • 5+ years' in a regulated industry setting, ideally GMP, CAP, or CLIA

  • 4+ years in a supervisory position or leadership role

  • Ability to be hands-on in the lab as required

What You Will Be Doing

We've created a unique GMP NGS manufacturing group to help produce data from patient samples for our vaccine manufacturing group as we develop personalized cancer T-cell therapies. If hired, you would act as the head of the group and manage one supervisor and three associates while collaborating closely with our R&D NGS team and our bioinformatics team. You will need to be very self-directed as this position reports to the Sr. Manufacturing Director who is based at our vaccine manufacturing site in California.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide mentorship for the GMP NGS group

  • Act as the company representative for the GMP NGS group

  • Provide input for annual budget and timeline planning

  • Develop metrics to track and trend KPIs

  • Align department and corporate goals

  • Contribute to CMC sections of INDs

  • Review and approve deviation investigations, change control, CAPA

  • Be hands-on in the lab as required

  • Process improvement / optimization

  • Nucleic acid extraction

  • Next generation sequencing

  • PCR and qPCR

  • Microtome operation

  • FFPE sectioning

  • Illumina-based library construction

  • Utilize HiSeq or MiSeq sequencers

  • Automated liquid handling

What's In It for You

We offer competitive compensation (base, bonus, stock option potential) along with generous benefits including medical, dental, vision, FSA, long-term, short-term, life insurance, 401K contributions, generous PTO, holidays, company lunches, and more!

We're already interviewing for this, so, if you are interested in this Associate Director, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) opportunity with the relevant experience, please apply ASAP!

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

CyberCoders, Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Associate Director, Next Generation Sequencing MA-Cambridge NN1-1565560