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Scientific Director, Precision Medicine : Diagnostic Development Services

Shanghai, China

Are you interested in making a real scientific impact through your everyday work? Would you enjoy working in a team-focused environment as you explore unique career opportunities?

If you are looking for a company where you can personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view, consider working at Labcorp Drug Development as a Scientific Director, Precision Medicine (Diagnostic Development Services).

In this role, you will be responsible for supporting Labcorp's position as an Industry leader in the support of Precision Medicine-driven clinical trials through drug and companion diagnostic co-development. The business scope for this position is primarily focused on Companion Diagnostics but also includes Complimentary Diagnostics and In Vitro Diagnostic Devices. The Scientific Director will partner with many segments across the LabCorp Business Enterprise including Central Laboratories and LabCorp Diagnostics.

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In support of the Commercial organization, the Director will promote Labcorp's diagnostics development and co-development capabilities through client and external scientific meetings to help grow the project and business portfolio. The Director will support the development and prompt delivery of proposals to prospective clients and support the Commercial organization in achieving commercial success.

In more details, you will...

  • Partners with internal stakeholders and functional leads across Central Labs and other LabCorp Business Units
  • Helps identify operational gaps and develop strategies with key stakeholders to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Helps coordinate diagnostics related projects both within Central Laboratories and across Labcorp
  • Supports prompt delivery of proposals to prospective Clients
  • Monitors progress of pending awards and supports commercial Organization in achieving the targeted WIN rate
  • Monitors progress of awarded studies.
  • Provides objective input on operational issues to support continuous improvement,
  • Partners with Commercial segments of Labcorp to develop and foster client relationships to win new and repeat business.
  • Interfaces with Pharma Clients to ensure a clear understanding of Labcorp Drug Development's CDx co-development business model, capabilities, and experience.
  • Interfaces with third party diagnostic partners to ensure a clear understanding of Labcorp Drug Development's CDx co-development business model, capabilities, and experience. Acts as an advocate for both Labcorp Drug Development and its IVD partners to foster a strong collaborative relationship.
  • Develops and maintains a broad, in-depth understanding of the external technical landscape in medical diagnostics including the regulatory framework around IVD and CDx development and commercialization.
  • Represents Labcorp Drug Development at external scientific meetings.

Thrive personally and professionally at Labcorp Drug Development

Working at Labcorp Drug Development, you'll continue to grow in our learning-based culture so you'll know how to expertly respond and adapt as the industry continues to evolve. Here, you'll put your education to work as you play a meaningful role in advancing healthcare and making a difference in people's life.

In addition, Labcorp Drug Development offers great benefits, global experience and the opportunity to work independently within a team-oriented environment.

What we're looking for

The Scientific Director, Precision Medicine (Diagnostic Development Services) are the most successful at Labcorp with:

Required Experience:

  • Previous experience in drug development and clinical diagnostic development
  • Experience in presenting at external scientific meetings
  • Ability to provide strategic, scientific, and technical guidance regarding diagnostic product development.
  • Strong knowledge of the global IVD market.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; professional communicator at all levels-with customers, employees, and market influencers. Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Skilled in time management & planning

Minimum Education Required:

  • Ph.D., MS degree in biochemistry, molecular genetics, or related field; or equivalent industry experience in drug development and in vitro diagnostics.

Get to know Labcorp Drug Development

At Labcorp, we believe in the power of science to change lives. We are a leading global life sciences company that delivers answers for crucial health questions. Through our unparalleled diagnostics and drug development capabilities, we provide insights and accelerate innovations that not only empower patients and providers but help medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies transform ideas into innovations.

Here, you can join our more than 60,000 employees, serving clients in more than 100 countries, as we work together to make a real impact on people's lives.

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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Client-provided location(s): Pudong, Shanghai, China
Job ID: labcorp-2369094_303214918
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Flexible Work Hours
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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