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A Laboratory Manager is needed for a Molecular Genetics laboratory located in Atlanta, GA. This is an established laboratory that has seen explosive growth over the last 2 years. They currently perform toxicology, chemistry, hematology and immunology testing as well as molecular genetics testing. The selected candidate will oversee all the molecular testing procedures.   

Our client is looking for a candidate that is technically competent as well as business minded. A candidate with previous experience consulting or working on the business side of the industry will be ideal. Previous experience working with a molecular genetics start-up lab strongly desired.   

Technical responsibilities include:

– Performing hands on testing to include next gen sequencing, real time PCR, and sanger sequencing. 

– Writing SOPs

– Overseeing technical compliance

– Experience with CLIA and CAP inspections

– Managing vendors

– Performing daily, weekly, and monthly equipment maintenance and quality control

– Quality assurance experience

– Training and supervising molecular staff

– Inventory management

Requirements:

– BS degree in Molecular Genetics or closely related field required

– 3+ years of experience working in clinical molecular genetics

– Experience writing SOPs

– Experience preparing for CLIA and CAP inspections

– Hands on experience with NGS, Real-time PCR, Sanger Sequencing, RNA and DNA extraction 

– PGX experience

Preferences:

– MBA, Masters or PhD degree

– Experience working w/ a startup genetics lab

– Experience consulting in molecular genetics

– Experience supervising/managing a moderate to high volume genetics lab

Salary:

Competitive

Must be a US citizen or eligible to work in the US for any employer.  No sponsorship will be provided.

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