Sr. Director, Research and Development - Molecular Diagnostics
Location: San Diego
Posted on: August 20, 2019
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The primary role of the Senior Director, Research and Development -
Molecular Diagnostics is to serve as an R&D and product
development leader, with a focus on bringing new products to
market. This incorporates leadership of multiple development teams
and oversight of product development efforts, including cross
functional collaboration to address business areas such as market
strategies, product profile definitions, manufacturability, and
clinical study design. The senior leader in this position will act
as a leader and mentor for their teams, and as a senior R&D
team leader and subject matter expert for the site.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent may be asked to perform other function-related
activities in addition to the below mentioned responsibilities as
reasonably required by business needs.
Lead scientific teams in the discovery and development of new
technologies, and in developing new products.
Acts as a key liaison with other functions to ensure close
cooperation, coordination and teamwork between those functions and
Provide technical leadership/contribution through all phases of
Manage project budgets, timelines, and other deliverables as
Champion the "voice of the customer" in all Product Development
Play role in developing future company vision based on technology
and market insights
Serve as a key strategic planning resource for Product Development
related activities, including participation, as requested in
outside technology assessments
Recruit, hires, directs, and provides objectives/development goals
for Product Development personnel, and builds/manages high
Represent the company at conferences or at external meetings as
Provide guidance and expertise to other departments, including
product launch, customer support, and on-market product
Interact with upper management in communicating project
requirements, tasks, issues and resourcing.
BS, MS or PhD degree in a scientific or engineering discipline
Minimum of 15 years' experience with BS degree, or
Minimum of 12 years' experience with MS degree, or
Minimum of 10 years' experience with PhD
Experience in molecular diagnostics or related field
Minimum of 5 years' experience managing product development
Experience in IVD product development, preferably oncology
- Subject matter expert in the field of molecular
- Expertise in the development of FDA regulated in vitro
- Good understanding of the cGMP and IVD regulations related to
- Extensive project management and people management
- Ability to communicate effectively with senior management,
peers, subordinates and other departments, and manage cross
Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:
Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current
executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human
Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit
candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so
by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic
Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.
Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
inclusive of disability and veterans.
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