Sr Director, Development - Oncology
Illumina, Inc. - San Diego, CA

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This position directs the activities of the Oncology Product Development group. Provides the vision and leadership to develop end-to-end (sample-to-report) solutions for the oncology market. Focus areas are applications in screening for cancer, theranostics and monitoring drug response.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Conducts and collaborates with others on basic research and development relevant to long-term objectives and concerns
  • Writes and reviews manuscripts for publication
  • Develops strategies to ensure effective achievement of scientific objectives
  • Monitors and evaluates completion of tasks and projects
  • May develop budgets for capital expenditures and labor
  • Typically participates with other top managers to establish company policies
  • Makes final decision on administrative or operational matters
Preferred Educational Background
  • Requires a PhD in a scientific discipline
Preferred Experiential Background
  • 12+ years relevant experience in clinical product development
  • Previous management or project experience is required
  • Excellent command of the latest scientific research techniques
  • Demonstrated experience in taking conceptual research through development to a viable product for commercialization
  • Familiar with IVD product development and/or development of CLIA lab applications.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written and presentation
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent program/project management skills – including scheduling, budgeting, resource management, etc.
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Illumina elucidates the human genome. The firm makes tools used by life sciences and drug researchers to isolate and analyze...