Assistant Professor of Pathology – Division of Genomic Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 6337
Clinical service responsibilities include molecular and genomic pathology interpretation and sign-out oncology and constitutional genetics in a state-of-the-art multiplatform diagnostic service, including whole exome and transcriptome sequencing, next-generation sequencing DNA and RNA panels, copy number profiling and targeted molecular testing.
Teaching responsibilities include participation in the ACGME-certified Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship and Pathology Residency programs at BCM. Clinical and translational research responsibilities include developing molecular genetic and genomic tests relevant to constitutional genetic disorders and cancers in children, and participation in clinical research studies in precision oncology.
The successful candidate must be either board-certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and board-certified/eligible in Molecular Genetic Pathology, or board-certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics. This faculty member will participate in multidisciplinary clinical programs working in close collaboration with colleagues in hematology/oncology, medical genetics, cytogenetics, and pathology at TCH and BCM. Experience in next-generation sequencing and clinical informatics is highly desirable. Candidates with expertise in constitutional genetic testing will be considered favorably. Joint appointments in other basic science or clinical departments are available for individuals with broader academic interests.
The Department of Pathology at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) is seeking an M.D. or Ph.D. academic molecular pathologist/geneticist as a full-time faculty to join the Division of Genomic Medicine. The faculty member will join an experienced team and an expanding molecular genetics and clinical genomics program at TCH, and will hold an appointment as Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM).
TCH is the nation's largest children's hospital and is ranked No. 3 in U.S. News and World Report's Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals. Located in Texas Medical Center, the largest medical campus in the world, TCH and BCM offers exceptional opportunities for collaboration and research activities across numerous institutions in the campus.