Illumina, Inc. is seeking an exceptional physician scientist in Clinical Genetics and Genomics with a strong background in clinical patient management, real-world and clinical research experience in the America's region. This role will primarily focus on supporting Illumina’s objectives on integrating the adoption of sequencing technologies and greater comprehensive molecular insight into clinical practice guidelines, precision medicine treatment pathways, and patient care management in genetic and rare diseases. This role will work across Illumina AMR functions to support alignment with corporate goals and objectives, including cross-functional collaborations with Product Development, Marketing, Commercial, Market Access, and Government Affairs.
Support Illumina America’s corporate goals and objectives across Clinical Genetics and Genomics initiatives
Lead the development of Medical Affairs strategy and plan of action to support the use of whole genome sequencing in Genetic Disease Segment, including rare and undiagnosed conditions and other common chronic conditions
Scientific engagement with external stakeholders’ including physician thought leaders, lab and pharma partnerships, professional society engagements on collaborative research, education, and cultivate long term strategic partnerships
In collaboration with Medical Genomics Research, Scientific Affairs, Marker Access, Market Development and other cross-functional teams, lead the development of evidence generation strategy to help generate sound clinical and scientific evidence, to help accelerate clinical adoption and influence guideline development
Participate in local, regional, and international meetings, congress, and symposia, contributing to supporting Illumina’s objectives.
Drive medical education, and publication efforts to support successful launch and commercialization efforts of Genetic Disease testing related products
Collaborate cross-functionally to support the corporate initiative in clinical applications of NGS technology in Genetic Disease testing for rare and undiagnosed conditions
Contribute medical expertise for product development and regulatory submissions
Maintain an in-depth understanding of relevant medical strategy and clinical, patient/caregiver, payer and healthcare/market landscape
Follow and support high standards of compliance, ethics and safety; putting patients at the center of all actions
Listed responsibilities are an essential, but not an exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs.
PhD or MD with 8 years’ experience with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in clinical and collaborative research in Genomics, especially in areas of rare undiagnosed diseases. Additional experience in field of neurogenetics, pharmacogenetics, and polygenic risk score is preferred.
Relevant industry experience is preferred.
Demonstrated track record of effectively collaborating with cross-functional teams and functions
Ability to travel at least 30%
Excellent English (written, oral) mandatory; fluency in multiple languages preferred
Excellent oral and presentation communication skills
Ability to flex and thrive in an ambiguous environment undergoing transformational change
This position may be located anywhere in the US
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: this will be a remote position based in United States
Internal Number: 22944-JOB
About Illumina, Inc
Illumina is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of life science tools and integrated systems for large-scale analysis of genetic variation and function. These systems are enabling studies that were not even imaginable just a few years ago, and moving us closer to the realization of personalized medicine. With rapid advances in technology taking place, it is mission-critical to offer solutions that are not only innovative, but flexible, and scalable, with industry-leading support and service.
We strive to meet this challenge by placing a high value on collaborative interactions, rapid delivery of solutions, and meeting the needs of our customers.
Our customers include a broad range of academic, government, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and other leading institutions around the globe.
Our mission statement:
To improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome.