US-MA, Head of Genomics Technologies Group (Associate Director/Director) R0000573-MZ
Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as Head Genomics Technologies Group in our Cambridge office.
Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Head Genomics Technologies Group working on the Translational and Biomarker Research team, you will be empowered to lead the implementation of genomics technologies and manage a group of scientists and a typical day will include:
The Translational and Biomarker Research (TBR) group at Takeda designs the clinical biomarker and patient characterization strategies, develops and implements clinical biomarkers assays through a network of external laboratories and delivers high quality biomarker, PK, immunogenicity and patient characterization data to support early and late stage clinical programs and reverse translation. TBR is dedicated to technical innovation for clinical application across multiple platform types and investigates novel technologies as needed for clinical goals and patient characterization. TBR biomarker strategies and clinical assays are utilized in all therapeutic areas of Takeda s focus: Neuroscience, Oncology and Gastrointestinal diseases.
We are seeking a senior leader for the Genomics Technologies group in TBR. This group is responsible for the development and implementation of nucleic acid technology platforms for clinical assays and patient characterization strategies and delivery of high quality data for clinical use and reverse translation. Working within a completely externally facing model, platform expertise includes DNA and RNA technologies to identify transcriptomic, mutational and epigenetic variations. Techniques and methods are tailored to the needs of the clinical trial utilizing nucleic acids from a variety of sources including the tumors, cfDNA, exosomes and the microbiome. Importantly, this group is responsible for technical innovation to bring new patient characterization platforms into clinical use.
The head of Genomics Technologies will lead a group of scientists to establish high level experimental plans including analysis for genomics assay development and utilization in clinical trials, oversee assay development and outsourcing to vendor labs according to the budget and timelines and deliver high quality clinical data. A key role is to identify and test emerging technologies and develop a strategy for investment and clinical implementation, especially in genetics and epigenetics.
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