Associate Clinical Lab Director

Employer
Labcorp
Location
Durham County, NC
Posted
Sep 13, 2021
Closes
Sep 15, 2021
Ref
2455741647
Organization Type
Corporate
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
  • Sign out laboratory test results for tests performed in Molecular Oncology.
  • 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.
  • Design, optimize, troubleshoot molecular assays in collaboration with R&D.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with R&D.
  • Analyze data for presentation or publication as needed
  • Review scientific literature and attend scientific meetings Required Qualifications

About LabCorp

LabCorp (NYSE: LH), an S&P 500 company, is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostic solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to improve the delivery of care. LabCorp reported net revenues of nearly $9.5 billion for 2016 through the contributions of 52,000 employees in approximately 60 countries. To learn more about LabCorp, visit www.labcorp.com.
  • 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
  • Certificate of Qualification or eligibility for NYS for Oncology- Molecular and cellular tumor markers
  • 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