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 responsibily 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 advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy
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
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.