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Lab Director - Molecular Pathology

Illumina, Inc.
Foster City, CA 94404
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Position Summary:

At our Illumina Foster City location, there is an opening for a Lab Director - Molecular Pathology. We are looking for an AP/CP pathologist with training and/or experience in molecular pathology. This is an opportunity to pursue a promising career path at the cutting edge of technology during a period of rapid discovery.

The ideal candidate will have industry experience and will be board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology (AP/CP) or anatomic pathology with a background in molecular genetic pathology and knowledge of related laboratory techniques.


  • Provides interpretation of special test results, such as solid tumor comprehensive genomic profiling, genetic testing (non-invasive prenatal testing, etc)

  • Provides microscopic examination for selection of tumor area for molecular testing

  • Provide interpretation of molecular diagnostic reports with variant curation, interpretation, and comprehensive summary analyses

  • Provides consultation of laboratory results with ordering physicians as needed

  • Works with cross functional teams within the laboratory for new product launches

  • Collaborates cross functionally in development and validation of methods and selection of appropriate tests

  • Support and review of appropriate validation studies to implement and ensure high quality, clinically appropriate and regulatory compliant testing services

  • Keeps current with medical knowledge as it relates to genetics and oncology and is able to use all relevant information resources to acquire and evaluate evidence-based information

  • Strong communication skills; verbal and documentation

  • Ensure CLIA and CAP compliance of services and products offered through Illumina Laboratory Services


  • MD or DO in good standing

  • Board certified in Anatomic Pathology (AP) or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP)

  • Board certification or experience in Molecular Pathology

  • Industry experience is highly desirable

  • Previous CRO/Pharma experience is a plus, but not required

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and documentation

  • Ability to communicate with high level decision makers in the organization

  • Personal adaptability and ability to lead change

  • Ability to work across skill sets and expertise

  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills

Listed responsibilities are an essential, but not exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs.

Concerns regarding COVID-19 continue as positive cases are experienced in the communities in which we operate. Please be aware that, as a condition of employment, Illumina requires proof of COVID vaccination for all U.S.-based employees (subject to limited exceptions) beginning November 1, 2021.

At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact accommodations@illumina.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

Posted: 2021-09-12 Expires: 2021-10-11
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