The Department of Molecular & Medical Genetics at the Oregon Health & Science University is seeking applicants for the position of Clinical Laboratory Geneticist. This is a full-time faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will be hired as a Laboratory Director within the Knight Diagnostic Laboratories and will work collaboratively with our other Lab Directors. Suitable candidates will hold a doctoral degree and be ABMGG eligible or certified with training in both cytogenetics and molecular genetics.
The primary responsibilities will include test results interpretation and reporting, new test development, laboratory oversight with day-to-day management, and collaborative leadership with other Lab Directors. In addition to providing clinical service, the successful candidate will supervise and teach graduate and medical students, residents, and fellows, including those in our LGG fellowship. Opportunities for collaborative, and independent, research abound. Our Lab Directors are viewed as integral and critical partners in our clinical service teams.
Clinical: Serve as co-director of the cytogenetics and molecular laboratories. These laboratories are established in cooperation with the OHSU Hospital and OHSU Knight. These areas provide staffing, management and oversight of the labs. Part of the duties for this position is working together to maintain optimum working efficiency, develop new tests, and improve the financial outcomes.
Education: OHSU is a teaching facility and you will be expected to teach medical students and residents in the clinical setting as well as through assigned lectures. You will receive your teaching assignments from the Department Chair.
Research: There are resources available for start-up research and on-going support. Faculty interested in doing research may apply for departmental research assistance and non-clinical time through the Department Chair.
Administration: Administrative and other duties may be assigned based on department needs and your areas of expertise and interest. There will be opportunities to participate in departmental management and to serve on institutional committees.
PhD or MD/DO
ABMGG eligible or certification with training in cytogenetics and molecular genetics
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