Director, Research & Development

CSI® seeks an experienced molecular biologist with next generation sequencing experience to be a key member of CSI®’s Research & Development team, reporting directly to the Executive Vice President of Research & Development. This position will contribute significantly to our research and development, while also managing the day-to-day operations of CSI®’s wet lab. This role is responsible for the wet lab systems, standard operating procedures (SOP)s, equipment management and maintenance, and contribution to R&D validation studies to establish novel testing strategies for additional disease states and products.

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines to work
  • Be enthusiastic learners and advocates of our technology, products and services – Drive results and growth
  • Respect and promote inclusion and diversity
  • Do what’s right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities

Position Requirements

  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or similar field
  • Minimum five (5) years post-doctoral experience in a molecular research or clinical lab
  • Self-starter; team leader
  • Next Generation Sequencing experience (Illumina platform), required
  • Robotics experience, strongly desired
  • Gene expression/transcriptomics, strongly desired
  • Strong working knowledge of molecular biology protocols (e.g., PCR, library preparation, Bioanalyzer, biochemistry, GCMS, HPLC)
  • Creative ability in experimental design
  • Proven track record of proactive planning and successful delivery of projects on time, in scope and in budget
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in a startup environment

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.