Molecular Oncology Director

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17

Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) has an immediate opening for a Molecular Oncology Director at the Center for Molecular Biology and Pathology (CMBP) located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina (Raleigh/Durham area). The Center for Molecular Biology and Pathology is a state-of --the-art facility providing testing in the areas of molecular genetics, genomics, cytogenetics, biochemical genetics, molecular oncology, flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry. The molecular oncology laboratory is a high throughput facility that provides clinical testing for healthcare providers and pharma/clinical trials. The directors oversee a diverse menu of tests and use a broad array of technologies, including next generation sequencing.

The Molecular Oncology Director will play a critical function in multiple aspects of clinical molecular testing, including assay development, validation, test optimization, quality control, troubleshooting, and clinical case sign out.

Responsibilities

  • Design, optimize, and troubleshoot molecular assays in collaboration with R&D
  • Maintain strong working relationships with R&D
  • Participate in oversight for quality control and quality assurance for existing and new tests, including proficiency testing
  • Maintain familiarity with company SOPs, practices, and applicable professional, federal, state, and local regulations, and assure that the laboratory is in compliance
  • Sign out laboratory test results for tests performed in Molecular Oncology.

Requirements

  • PhD and/or MD
  • ABMG board certified in Molecular Genetics or have active candidate status.
  • ABP board certification or eligibility in Molecular Genetic Pathology for MD applicants
  • Excellent technical and communication skills
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for molecular diagnostic laboratory developed tests
  • Hands-on experience with real-time PCR, next generation sequencing and laboratory automation/liquid handling solutions is desirable
  • Strong background in experimental design, assay optimization, data analysis.
  • Experience working in a high complexity CLIA/CAP environment

 Requisition Number 17-83992

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