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Senior Manager, Life Sciences

Date: May 18, 2018

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

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Role: Lam Research is located in Fremont, CA. We are seeking a Sr. Manager to work directly with the Director of Genomics and Emerging Businesses. Candidates with sufficient experience and a proven track record in the areas of Life Sciences, genomics and molecular profiling will be considered. 

 

Representative responsibilities:

  • Assisting in technical assessment and strategic development activities relating to venture investments in the genomics and life sciences space. Specifically, the individual will work to:
    • Perform technical due diligence on companies operating in the ‘omics space, including evaluating scientific relevance of the platform technology and overall fit to Lam Capital’s portfolio.
    • Identify, source, evaluate and monitor new investment prospects in genomics and molecular profiling, with a focus on evaluating technical feasibility
    • Drive competitive analysis activities and identify technical differentiators across prospective candidate companies within their industries.
    • Monitor emerging trends in the genomics and molecular profiling space and communicate findings to management
    • Assist in researching key markets/market segments in genomics and healthcare
    • Present clear and concise written and oral reports to colleagues and management, lead and/or participate in technical meetings, and provide recommendations based on findings.
    • Assist with overall business strategy, exit events and general support of portfolio companies.

 

Desired qualifications:

  • PhD in biological sciences or biochemistry from top tier university – to facilitate deep technical expertise – PhD in genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry or organic chemistry preferred
  • 5+ years work experience in the life sciences sector (product development experience or hands-on technical experience driving activities across assay design/development, bio-molecule detection, extraction and bioinformatics are a plus) – Recent graduates will not be considered.
  • Deep technical knowledge in genomics and life sciences, including an in-depth understanding of biological processes and systems.
  • Demonstrated analytical ability with solid math, statistics, chemistry and data analysis skills, and attention to detail.
  • Prior experience as an Analyst or Associate in related field VC/PE, investment bank and or Consulting is not required but a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to overcome technical challenges in a fast-paced, commercial environment within an interdisciplinary team setting.
  • Highly motivated, self‐starter, able to identify new opportunities, initiate projects and work independently under aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to understand/simplify technical/scientific information and distil it down into relevant facts
  • Passion for identifying promising high‐growth businesses
  • Track record of working on successful teams in a highly collaborative environment; excellent personal rapport and ability to engender trust and respect

 

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