Head, Molecular Biology Analytical

Head, Molecular Biology Analytical 
Location: North Carolina

HireMinds is helping our client build a new manufacturing site in North Carolina and seeking your expertise in leading a team and operations in a Head of  Molecular Biology Analytical services role.  This is a unique opportunity to lead a team of talented scientists, manage a wide array of molecular biology assays, and contribute to cutting-edge cell and gene therapy, biologics, and ATMP development projects in support of clients. 

As the Head of Molecular Biology, you’ll oversee all laboratory functions and provide scientific leadership in molecular biology methods, including PCR and next-generation sequencing tests. You’ll work closely with Quality Assurance team leads to ensure regulatory compliance and contribute to regulatory submissions under GxP setting. Your expertise will be critical in interpreting data, providing scientific insight, and enhancing the organization’s reputation for scientific excellence through internal and external speaking engagements. if this role excites you reach out to HireMinds and Apply today! 

You’ll Be Responsible For: 

  • Build and Lead a team of experienced scientists in managing molecular biology testing laboratory operations. 
  • Develop, validate, and guide molecular biology methods in compliance with client’s regulatory requirements. 
  • Stay informed about latest industry trends in cell and gene therapy, biologics, and ATMP development.
  • Manage complex programs and communicate effectively with internal teams and clients.
  • Ensure adherence to regulatory requirements under GxP setting. 
  • Support proposal and protocol development, client management, and contract management.

You’ll Bring With You:

  • MS or Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and team leadership experience in Pharmaceutical or Contract Organization setting. 
  • Expertise in Advanced knowledge of molecular biology assays including PCR and NGS methods used in CMC testing environment. 
  • Experience in delivering on technical transfer of methods development, validations, and regulatory compliance pertinent to complex scientific client demands. 
  • Management of lab staff in a Contract Services organization, pharmaceutical, or biotech setting. 
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills through examples of successful projects completed in career. 

If you’re ready to take on this exciting challenge, apply today or reach out to the HireMinds team to learn more.