The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) is seeking a genomic technology expert to join the Molecular Genetics Division. Doctoral degree candidate to be appointed as a fixed term Assistant Professor; Master's degree candidate to be appointed as Instructor. Duties will include 1) Achieve research outcomes and share findings through peer-reviewed publications, and prepare research grant applications in roles of Principal Investigator/Co-investigator/key personnel; 2) Operational management of the Clinical Genomic Oncology Assay Development Service to design, validate and report results for genetic and genomic tests; 3) Mentor and train learners to promote a socially responsible, highly skilled and diverse workforce. This position will report to the Director of Molecular Pathology Programs in The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the School of Medicine at UNC.
Education and Experience:
A strong commitment to genomic research is required, as is expertise performing genomic assays on fixed human tumor tissue and blood. The candidate must have bench experience and a working knowledge of gene tests to include PCR and genomic sequencing panels. Experience with bioinformatics is a plus. Preferred is experience in design of genomic assay validation experiments with CLIA-grade quality assurance. The ideal candidate will have outstanding communication skills.
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