The Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking a physician, with significant Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) experience to establish a new CLIA-certified diagnostic laboratory. The individual will be responsible for the development and continued implementation of the laboratory diagnostics in both germline and neoplastic specimens focused on targeted gene panels, whole exome and whole genomic sequencing from fresh or fixed patient-derived material. The candidate is expected to have ongoing and substantial experience in the technology, regulatory requirements, and creation of clinical reporting, data storage, bioinformatics and administration of a NGS CLIA laboratory. The NGS leader must also have experience in the direction of technologists and junior faculty. Knowledge of outreach a plus. Depending on research productivity and interests, research laboratory space and startup funds could be also available. MD or MD/PhD required with Board Certification in Molecular Pathology preferred. Appointment will be considered at any rank. Outstanding opportunities for collaborative, translational research are available with members of basic science and clinical departments throughout the medical school.
Fully in charge of day to day operations of NGS laboratory.
Oversee quality of sequence, sign out cases, ensure all technical steps completed appropriately, meet TAT and quality metrics, utilize cost effective methods, and ensure data flow.
Read and interpret laboratory data.
Plan for development of laboratory and test menu expansion.
Provide input in the decision-making process regarding utilization of state-of-the-art technologies as well as innovative molecular testing methods.
Drive the development of new testing services based on medical/scientific advances and patient/client needs.
Develop collaborative relationships with faculty and clinical partners.
Prepare for CAP and CLIA inspections.
Perform quality control and assurance procedures and participate in department quality initiatives.
Perform diagnostic interpretation, evaluation, dictation, and electronic release of reviewed cases.
Participate in day to day operations including case consultation sign out responsibilities and interactions with clients.
Build effective relationships with referring physicians and ensure excellent client follow up.
Provide expertise and assistance to laboratory staff to resolve case issues.
Teach and mentor residents, fellows, med students and/or PhD candidates if doing research.
Expect 60-80% clinical and 40-20% academic/research; flexible.
Participate in presentations at national scientific meetings and in preparing publications for submission to peer-reviewed journals.
Applicants should apply at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/9750
Indiana University is an EEO/AA employer, M/F/D/V. We encourage applications from women and other underrepresented groups. In addition, it is the University's policy to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities.
MD or MD/PhD required with Board Certification in Molecular Pathology strongly preferred
Strong experience in NGS
Minimum of 3 years’ experience.
Licensed or eligible for license in Indiana
Internal Number: IUSM008802016
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