Laboratory Corporation of America Lab Director in Calabasas, California

Esoterix Inc. is a specialty testing division of LabCorp of America with labs in CA and CO. The Molecular Genetics Department at Esoterix in Calabasas, CA performs testing for endocrine disorders (congenital adrenal hyperplasia, multiple endocrine neoplasia types I and II, calcium sensing receptor, SHOX deficiency, cystic fibrosis). We also perform pharmacogenetic testing (TPMT and COMT genotyping). The Molecular Dept. at the Esoterix lab in Colorado performs testing for coagulation disorders (Factors II and V, MTHFR, PLA-1), Alzheimer and cardiovascular risk (APOE4), and pharmacogenetic variants (CYP3A4/3A5, CYP2D6, CYP2C19).

Responsible for the overall operations and administration of several technical departments within a LEVEL III laboratory environment, in accordance with state and federal standards and administrative policies.

  • Experience in the following methodologies are preferred: Next Generation Sequencing, qPCR, Sanger sequencing, multiplex mutation analysis, allele-specific PCR, assay automation * Good technical writing ability

Requirements

License/Certification/Education: Requires * PhD and/or MD in molecular biology/genetics, or related scientific discipline * Minimum of 5 years of relevant research experience * Must have: * California CGMB director's license or equivalent * Board certification in Molecular Diagnostics by ABMGG * New York certificate of qualification or immediate eligibility to apply for COQ

Shift

1

Schedule

Mon-Fri 8am to 5pm

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