Associate Director Immunomics

Employer
HealthTell
Location
San Ramon, CA
Posted
Sep 11, 2018
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time

The successful candidate will work as an Associate Director, Immunomics in iCarbonX’s R&D Group in San Ramon, California. S/he will be responsible for directing Immunomics R&D activities supporting the development of antibody binding, enzymatic, cytokine and cell-based assays to support immunology relevant diagnostic/health management product R&D.   The group will work on a range of diseases including autoimmune diseases, diabetes, infectious and other diseases. This position will work closely with other Omics R&D teams to integrate our multi-omics strategy in support of new product development for various clinical/health management solutions. The position requires adaptability, creativity, the ability to manage a group of research scientists and associates, good written and verbal communication skills, and a capacity for constant innovation in pursuit of company goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, manage and execute studies and projects for new applications of various immunoassay technologies, especially our proprietary ImmunoSignature technology
  • Draft and review scientific data and reports to ensure data accuracy and integrity
  • Play a lead role in selecting research projects and setting strategy
  • Recruit and develop resources in the Immunomics group
  • Demonstrate strong technical proficiency in immunoassays
  • Coordinate Immunomics related R&D activities with our R&D group in iCarbonX, Shenzhen, China
  • Interface with collaborators and/or customers on assigned projects
  • Propose novel strategies and technologies to solve scientific and technical challenges
  • Provide update of project status at periodic project review meetings
  • Work cross-functionally with other research teams and with other departments, both within and outside the company to drive programs forward into development
  • Mentor junior level scientists

Education:

  • Ph.D. in immunology, biology, or in the related field
  • 8+ years industry experience in immunoassay product development
  • Demonstrates a strong track record of productivity through product development, publication, or presentation
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in an inter disciplinary environment

Experience and Technical Skills Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge of developing antibody/cytokine/cell based and other immunoassays
  • Experience designing and executing studies to evaluate, characterize or develop assays for clinical applications
  • Demonstrates a strong track record of productivity through product development, publication, or presentation
  • Good organizational and time management skills to handle multiple projects in parallel
  • Dedicated, hard-working, and dependable
  • Strong communication, writing and data presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, multidisciplinary environment

Additional Skills Desired:

  • Experience in leading, mentoring and providing guidance to junior scientists
  • Experience working in a GCLP and or FDA regulated environment is desired
  • Prior experience working in autoimmune diseases, neurodegeneration diseases or immune-oncology would be a plus

HealthTell is an equal opportunity employer.

About HealthTell:

HealthTell is a well-funded Life Sciences company that is commercializing the ImmunoSignature™ technology for accurate and timely detection, and monitoring progression of chronic diseases. Based on a robust, scalable, proprietary technology, the company will provide the first and only diagnostic platform capable of detecting the presence of disease, stratifying patients, and monitoring disease progression. The ImmunoSignature™ technology is unlike any other, measuring the immune system instead of relying on inaccurate biomarkers or radiographic images. The ImmunoSignature™ Test will enable physicians to detect disease at an early stage, resulting in improved outcomes and reduced healthcare expenditures.

About iCarbonX Digital Life Alliance

HealthTell is now a central part of iCarbonX’s Digital Life Alliance; this represents an unprecedented ecosystem of leading bio, health networking, sequencing and artificial intelligence technology companies. The alliance is working to combine biological and patient generated data with artificial intelligence technology to more rapidly detect meaningful signals about health, disease and aging, deliver a personalized guide for living a healthy life, and help industry learn even more about how to improve outcomes, and lives.