Head of Single Cell Biochemistry

Menlo Park, CA /
Biology /
Deepcell is an early-stage Stanford spin-off company that has developed a unique platform for use in research, diagnostic testing, and therapeutics. We combine microfluidics, imaging, deep learning, and genomics to identify, isolate and analyze live, single cells. Our technology addresses diverse applications in the life sciences.
 
Our company-wide virtues
 
·        Ambition
·        Judgement
·        Communication
·        Curiosity
·        Passion
·        Humility and collaborative spirit
·        Embracement of change
 
The Head of Single Cell Biochemistry at Deepcell will report to VP of Biology and lead the efforts to develop single-cell technologies and workflows for the Deepcell platform. The ideal candidate has a passion for developing new technologies and a proven track record of working in an interdisciplinary environment and turning concepts into products.
 

Responsibilities:

    • Lead research efforts and contribute to the company technology roadmap in expanding in single cell space.
    • Build and lead a team of scientists to develop single-cell technologies and workflows for the Deepcell platform
    • Define product requirements and scope for new single-cell projects
    • Drive single-cell technology development projects from concept through development
    • Work closely with Bioinformatics, Hardware and Microfluidic Engineering, Software Engineering, and Data Science to develop and integrate single-cell sequencing workflow into the Deepcell platform to meet commercialization timelines

Key Qualifications:

    • PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry, genomics, or similar fields
    • 8+ years’ experience in relevant biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry
    • Proven record in moving products from concept phase through launch
    • Extensive experience managing teams of scientist from various backgrounds
    • Deep expertise in various single-cell sequencing technologies as demonstrated by the launch of successful single-cell based product lines
    • Demonstrated success in developing and optimizing novel molecular biology assays
    • Deep understanding of a wide variety of NGS library preparation workflows
    • Experience working with microfluidic devices desired
    • Strong leadership and organizational skills
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment
Deepcell Bio is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation