Molecular Pathologist Department of Pathology and Clinical Cancer Genomics Laboratory University of California, San Francisco
The Department of Pathology and the UCSF Genomics and Genetics Laboratories at the University of California, San Francisco seek outstanding candidates for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Health Sciences Clinical or Clinical (X) series to support growth in our CLIA/CAP accredited molecular genetic pathology laboratory. The candidate will also be Assistant or Associate Director of the laboratory based on their experience.
Candidates must have an MD (or MD equivalent) and/or PhD degree with ABP Board Certification/Eligibility in Molecular Genetic Pathology, or ABMGG Board Certification/Eligibility in Laboratory Genetics and Genomics. Experience in cancer and/or inherited disease genomics, in particular next-generation sequencing (NGS) platforms, and hands-on experience with molecular analyses in a clinical or experimental setting are required. In addition to somatic and germline NGS testing, including exomes and genomes, the faculty member will collaborate in the development and validation of new tests. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as they will work closely with clinicians, technical staff, lab administration, and pathologists to address the molecular testing needs of our adult and pediatric patients. Applicant must have all requirements met by time of hire. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission.
Candidates will attend the Clinical Cancer Genomics Laboratory. Clinical responsibilities include next-generation sequencing, PCR-based testing, FISH testing, and participation at interdisciplinary tumor boards. The Department runs accredited Molecular Genetic Pathology and Laboratory Genetics & Genomics Fellowship programs, in addition to the Anatomic Pathology residency program, and teaching responsibilities include training of fellows, residents and students in aspects related to molecular pathology and cancer genetics. The position offers extensive opportunities for clinical and translational research, and the successful candidate must have a demonstrated interest in translational research.
Applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and contact information for three references at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03928.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that 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.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.