The Director of Research and Development will be responsible for managing research teams focused on the design, development, and validation of our pharmacogenomic based products. The ideal candidate will have an important role leading teams with Company’s internal and external data to develop new breakthroughs in prediction of adverse outcomes for drugs based on genetic data. We are seeking a creative and innovative leader. The Director will be responsible for designing, leading, and coordinating development of a robust analysis infrastructure that includes large-scale genetic and phenotypic data. The Director will have a significant understanding of human genetic data, pharmacogenomics, and possess a deep understanding of human phenotypic data, including electronic health records, observational studies, and self-reported data. Understanding of publicly available resources such as UK Biobank is highly desired. Another critical role for the Director will be the strategic evaluation of new datasets and understanding effective study designs, including computational and bioinformatic tools necessary for robust analysis, to validate the Company’s products.
Sharp strategic focus to accelerate the delivery of key marketable products for Cipherome
Provide pharmacogenomic and bioinformatic expertise to Cipherome teams to direct analyses
Design studies to validate Cipherome products, including the collection and analysis of genetic and phenotypic data and relevant bioinformatic analyses
Communicate and collaborate with academic research centers on key studies for product validation
Document development including protocols, data use agreements, and manuscripts
Leadership on appropriate quality control metrics for genomic data, and other key considerations for next generation sequencing data and array based genetic data
Monitor and convey latest relevant developments in the field of pharmacogenomics and bioinformatics to Cipherome colleagues
Identify and manage key team members to complete projects
Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask
Apply knowledge of the FDA process of device approval to study designs
Contribute to company strategy regarding pharmacogenomics/bioinformatics
Critically evaluate medical literature and databases for therapeutic pharmacogenomics (PG), drug metabolic information as it applies to Cipherome’s platform
Critically analyze, process, and troubleshoot, in the use of large genetic and phenotypic datasets
About Cipherome, Inc.
Cipherome, Inc. is a fast-growing company focused on using bioinformatics for cutting edge precision medicine, changing the way drugs are prescribed and reducing adverse drug reactions. We have a dynamic team and are actively seeking a Director of Research and Development to join us in San Jose, CA.