Director of Research and Development

Organization
Bioreference
Job Location
Elmwood Park, NJ
Job Description

Director of Research and Development

BioReference Laboratories

  

Elmwood Park, NJ

 

This is an exciting time to join our dynamic organization. OPKO Health is a diversified healthcare company that seeks to establish industry-leading positions in large, rapidly growing markets, including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and biologics. OPKO's diagnostics business includes BioReference Laboratories, the nation's third-largest and fastest growing clinical laboratory over the last 35 years, which provides diagnostic testing to physician offices, hospitals, and clinics, among others, and GeneDx, a rapidly growing genetics and genomics laboratory that applies cutting edge technologies to make efficient clinical diagnostic testing and interpretation available for individuals with rare and common genetic conditions. Come join our team and become part of something big, by making our patients and customers the highest priority.

Requirements

 

A full-time position is available for a Director of Research and Development in our Elmwood Park NJ location. The director is responsible for managing the clinical genomic diagnostic laboratory. Including NGS operation. In this role, you will:

 

 

* Supervising and evaluating clinical laboratory staff

* Recruiting and onboarding new laboratory staff

* Working with related parties to ensuring regulatory compliance of the lab

* Involving in new test development and validation in the lab

* Troubleshooting technical issues as needed

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Advanced degree in Science, Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Genetics or similar
  • Senior leadership role in a clinical genomic diagnostic lab
About Our Organization

OPKO's diagnostics business includes BioReference Laboratories, the nation's third-largest and fastest growing clinical laboratory over the last 35 years, which provides diagnostic testing to physician offices, hospitals, and clinics, among others, and GeneDx, a rapidly growing genetics and genomics laboratory that applies cutting edge technologies to make efficient clinical diagnostic testing and interpretation available for individuals with rare and common genetic conditions. Come join our team and become part of something big, by making our patients and customers the highest priority.