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The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California and Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine are seeking a full time faculty member with research and clinical experience in histocompatibility testing and immunogenetics for the position of Assistant Director of HLA Laboratory at CHLA at the Assistant/Associate Professor level.
The successful candidate must hold a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD degree and be licensed with the appropriate board certifications to serve as a Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory Director in the state of California.Â The candidate will be expected to develop histocompatibility and immunogenetics related research and participate in teaching.Â Experience with a range of histocompatibility laboratory testing services (HLA and KIR typing, chimerism testing, and transplant biomarkers) for bone marrow transplantation, solid organ transplantation and genetic risk assessment is desirable.Â Expertise in microarrays for detection of antibodies and state-of -the-art molecular genetic technologies (e.g., NGS, third generation sequencing and digital PCR) is desirable.Â Â Along with the director, the candidate will participate in the development and implementation of new tests, ensure the continuing education of the staff and participate in the quality assurance program of the laboratory.Â He/she will participate in multi-disciplinary research in collaboration with clinical teams working at CHLA and KSOM and will be expected to participate in the appropriate departmental teaching programs with medical students, fellows and residents. Â Salary will be commensurate with the applicantâs experience and training.
Children's Hospital Los Angeles has been named the best children's hospital in California and among the best in the nation for clinical excellence with its selection to the prestigious US News & World Report Honor Roll.Â Children's Hospital is home to The Saban Research Institute, one of the largest and most productive pediatric research facilities in the United States. The hospital is also one of America's premier teaching hospitals through its affiliation since 1932 with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit www.CHLA.org. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn, or visit our blog: www.WeAreChildrens.org
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CHLA and USC are equal opportunity, affirmative action employers. The division greatly values diversity and is committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.
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