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Danaher Corporation Sr. Mgr. of CRISPR Product Development in Coralville, Iowa

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

IDT is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

This position is part of the Genomics Research & Development department located in Coralville, Iowa and will be on-site. At IDT, we are one global team. We celebrate our differences, engage in healthy debate, and are inclusive. Together, we accomplish great things.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead functional genomics, CRISPR, and other genome editing-related product development projects for an R&D team in a hands-on manner from feasibility through product launch.

  • Provide leadership in the development process to ensure project deliverables are achieved.

  • Coach and support team members to ensure best practices in the execution of Genomic Medicine projects.

  • Proactively engage with customers, sales representatives, and the business unit to guide development through aiding in marketing and launch of new products.

  • Manage complex Genomic Medicine-related R&D projects; develops and implements strategy/specific experimental plans.

  • Establish productive collaborations with external key opinion leaders for new technology and product development.

  • Identify, evaluate, and champion new Genomic Medicine opportunities in major product or technology development; protect IDT patent positions throughout the process; conduct external technology evaluations and participate in decisions and follow-up actions.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Ph.D. in Molecular/Cell Biology, Genetics or related field required.

  • At least 15 years of research & development experience and at least 10 years of biotech industry experience in research & development required.

  • Expert knowledge and experience in molecular biology, cell biology and genome editing with a proven record of developing technologies and assays from concept to product.

  • Expert knowledge and experience in Genomic Medicine.

  • Experience in genome editing methodologies.

  • Must have prior experience with writing patents and supporting the patent prosecution (IP).

  • Demonstrated management skills.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • A strong history of publication in the biological sciences.

  • Ability to motivate and guide others to meet objectives.

  • Excellent communication.


At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.