Associate Lab Director-Advanced Molecular Diagnostics Service
University of California Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, California
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
Internal Number: 2595177
Associate Lab Director-Advanced Molecular Diagnostics Service University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF06309
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UCLA, Division of Anatomic Pathology, is searching for an outstanding PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or DO to join our Advanced Molecular Diagnostics Service as an Associate Laboratory Director. The successful candidate is ABMGG board certified or eligible for certification in Clinical Cytogenetics and Genomics, Laboratory Genetics and Genomics (LGG) or dual boarded in Clinical Cytogenetics and Genomics and Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics. California license or eligibility is required. Prior sign out experience in cytogenetics (>2 years) in a CLIA certified cytogenetics/molecular diagnostics laboratory is preferred. The appointment would be commensurate with experience, at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.
The primary responsibility will be to interpret and report clinical cases in cytogenetics and may include sign out responsibilities in molecular genetics/pathology if the candidate has the required training and experience. The candidate also will be involved in assay development and troubleshooting of technical issues. Prior training or experience in clinical chromosomal microarray and cancer cytogenetic testing is required. Prior training or experience in interpreting clinical exome sequencing assays for diagnosis of germline genetic disorders and next generation sequencing (NGS) cancer panels is desired. Along with other faculty in the Service, the candidate will be responsible for participating in genetic rounds and in tumor boards and will share responsibility for training residents and fellows. Creative contributions in clinical, educational or research projects are expected; UCLA offers a highly collaborative research environment that promotes interactions among faculty in the School of Medicine.
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is an integral part of the vibrant UCLA research enterprise and there are numerous opportunities to participate in clinical trials, translational research and basic research. To learn more about departmental research programs, please visit our web site at http://pathology.ucla.edu/default.cfm
Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Compensation for the position is highly competitive and will be commensurate with experience. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction