South San Francisco
Veracyte is seeking a VP, Bioinformatics with strong scientific leadership and insightful managerial skills to lead the Bioinformatics team, reporting to the Chief Scientific Officer.
This individual will be responsible for the design and implementation of an overall bioinformatics strategy that will support the efforts of R&D to discover and develop validated genomic tests that enhance the company's reputation for scientific excellence. The successful candidate and his/her team will develop methodologies, implement bioinformatics pipelines and analyze data that contribute to all phases of product development
You have a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Statistics, Mathematics or a related field or comparable demonstrated technical ability. This person should have a minimum of 10 years experience in leading teams that develop, manage and analyze complex genomic data sets. You will have demonstrated the ability to apply your experience to commercially successful product development and are excited by the opportunity to build a world-class bioinformatics team. He or she should have deep analytical experience with leading edge genomics technology platforms, e.g., next generation sequencing, and interested in leading technology-oriented scientists both to develop new bioinformatics methods and to develop pipelines for clinical studies in support of product development.
Veracyte is pioneering molecular cytology; we are dedicated to helping people avoid unnecessary invasive procedures just to get a diagnosis and to reducing healthcare costs at the same time. We use rigorous science to unlock genomic answers from tiny numbers of cells obtained through minimally invasive methods before surgery is needed.