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Diatherix - Vice President of Research & Development

Company: HudsonAlpha
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Position: Vice President of Research & Development Position Type: Full-Time Vice President of Research & Development This position is with Eurofins Diatherix Clinical Diagnostics which is located in the Hudson Alpha Institute, Huntsville, Alabama. Eurofins Diatherix Clinical Diagnostics is a highly-specialized laboratory providing cutting-edge molecular diagnostic testing services to hospitals and physicians using proprietary TEM-PCR (Target Enriched Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction) technology for precise detection of infectious diseases at high levels of sensitivity and specificity, and at very short turnaround times. The Vice President of Research & Development provides scientific vision, content and oversight to the organization's operations. The Vice President of Research & Development is responsible for the organizational development and leadership of innovative scientific and clinical strategies to support and drive the business forward. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the organizational development of innovative scientific and clinical strategies to support and drive the business forward.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to R & D staff in the development of molecular assays designed to diagnose an expanding menu of infectious diseases in the clinical environment.
  • Collaborates with Laboratory Director, Senior Management, and Eurofins Management in the future development of molecular assays and other new technologies.
  • Ensures that the organization is staffed with innovative scientific leadership and technical personnel appropriate for current, short term and long term strategic developmental advances.
  • Provides leadership, guidance and resources to maintain an organizational culture of innovation and advanced scientific and business acumen.
  • Interfaces with scientific and clinical leaders to stay abreast of relevant current and forward thinking strategies.
  • Fosters and environment of innovative thinking.
  • Ensure that all necessary remedial actions are taken and documented whenever significant deviations from the laboratory's established performance specifications are identified and that patient test results are reported only when the system is functioning properly
  • Oversee the development of the organization's plans and programs in evaluation of long-range planning and regulatory action on operational performance. Foster a unified culture and promotes a process for collaboration, cooperation, sharing of information and mutual teamwork
  • Monitor utilization patterns of lab services and advises Leadership and other appropriate staff of developing trends in clinical service needs
  • Ensure operational adherence to currently accepted technical service standards for laboratory medicine
  • Ensure operational adherence to applicable policies and procedures by all technical and operational staff
  • Participate in the development and implementation of operations budget to ensure compliance with organizational expenditure requirements
  • Perform other duties as required Qualifications:
    • Relevant Doctoral degree in a clinical and/or scientific discipline. Extensive and diverse experience in scientific and clinical laboratory medicine and related clinical and scientific disciplines
    • An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image
    • Knowledgeable of academic medical settings and a proven track record of successfully working in such settings
    • A strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus
    • An intelligent, articulate team player who can relate to people at all levels of the organization and who possesses excellent communication skills
    • An effective educator who is willing to share information and serve as a mentor
    • An excellent negotiator who is experienced in contract development and management
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents
    • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints
    • Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to the Board and other stakeholders. Eurofins Diatherix is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Medical, Dental, Vision, STD & LTD, Company paid life insurance, Dependent Care & Flexible Spending, Voluntary Insurances available, 401(k), Paid Vacation & Holiday Apply Now * Fields Are Required What is your full name? First Name How can we contact you? Email Phone Number Number Type What is your preferred method of communication?

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