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alarmstrong 02-13-2014 05:47 PM

Sequencing Project Manager
 
The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, non-profit organization that leverages the collaborative resources of leading academic medical centers, research universities, and commercial organizations. Our vision is to transform medical research and clinical care in New York and beyond through the creation of one of the largest genomics facilities in North America, integrating sequencing, bioinformatics, and data management, as well as performing cutting-edge genomics research.

Position Description
The Sequencing Project Manager will provide support across the full range of sequencing operations at NYGC. This will include day-to-day management of scientific collaborations, involvement in the consultation process with potential customers, driving and developing the grant writing process, and assisting senior managers with daily scientific tasks or projects. In addition, the Sequencing Project Manager will be responsible for tracking inquiries, projects, action items, deadlines, and organizing all supporting information.

Job duties will include, but are not limited to:
Work with lab manager to plan incoming projects and timelines for sample preparation and sequencing
Work with PIs on routine questions around sample submission and sequencing processes
Generate and submit quotes to investigators
Organize quotes and purchase orders and work with finance to coordinate project invoicing
Collate sequencing inquiries and track follow-up action items and progress
Track conversion of inquiries into actual projects by type for revenue projections
Further develop pricing structure and calculations: streamline, organize, and expand
Review sequencing run and data QC statistics
Coordinate data delivery and communication to investigators
Develop and draft the scientific pieces necessary for drafting an NIH grant
Support lab manager in screening of laboratory technicians and interviewing candidates

Position Requirements
PhD degree in Genetics or related field of study preferred
Strong background in genetics and genomics research, with a thorough understanding of next generation sequencing technologies and a minimum of 3-5 years hands-on experience in next-generation sequencing
Excellent customer service skills and professionalism in dealing with a wide range of constituents
Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships at all levels
Demonstrated scientific writing skills
Strong organizational and time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail
Motivated individual with ability to efficiently multi task, work under pressure, handle interruptions and meet deadlines
Ability to identify and solve problems, analyze data and implement/troubleshoot solutions
A self-directed individual who is capable of taking initiative and assuming responsibility


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