We are looking for a highly self-motivated and innovative top-tier scientist with leadership experience to fill the critical role of Associate Director, Molecular Biology. This individual will be responsible for strategic and technical leadership within Fluent’s R&D program with a hands-on lab-based leadership style. We are seeking a player-coach that is deeply involved in technical leadership at the ground-level. Reporting to the Vice President of Biology, the Technical Lead will manage all internal biology activities by providing leadership, strategic oversight, resource management, and the organizational framework to ensure product development proceeds according to internal timelines. This individual will identify, support, manage and develop talent among the team acting as a mentor to team members and ongoing coach for professional development. 

Requirements and desired experience:

  • PhD in Biomedical Science, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology or related field required
  • Only applicants with 3+ years of industry experience will be considered
  • Extensive knowledge of genomics technologies and molecular biology assay development with industry experience launching products in these areas 
  • Demonstrated history of technical leadership and management experience of cross-functional teams spanning biology, engineering and bioinformatics​
  • Applicants with hands-on experience with single cell genomics technologies (e.g. 10X Genomics Chromium, DropSeq, InDrops) as evidenced by publications are preferred
  • Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills with experience juggling management of multiple projects and teams
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills