Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology Assistant Director, Clinical Chemistry-CHLA
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20122523
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
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 candidate with training and expertise clinical chemistry and other related disciplines, described below, as a full-time faculty member with clinical service, research (clinical and translational), and teaching responsibilities at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. As Assistant Director of the Clinical Chemistry section, he/she will join a senior team in the Division of Laboratory Medicine.
The successful candidate must have a MD, DO, MD/PhD, or PhD degree and be Board certified (or Board eligible) by the American Board of Pathology (in CP or AP/CP), American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC), and for candidates with clinical biochemistry, by American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG).Â Candidates must have completed a Clinical Chemistry fellowship. Training in Clinical Biochemical Genetics fellowship is desirable. For PhD candidates, Laboratory Director eligibility/licensure in the State of California is required. Candidates must have strong analytical and consultative clinical skills in clinical chemistry.Â Experience and interest in related areas including clinical biochemistry, forensic toxicology, molecular diagnostics, proteomics/metabolomics, information sciences, laboratory management sciences, or point of care testing is preferred. Candidates must be experienced in new assay development/validation and test utilization management, general core laboratory automation, immunoassay analyzers, HPLC, GC, and LC/MS-MS. Applied research and clinical experience in tumor cell biology, immunology, statistics science, metabolic disorders or molecular genetics are desirable. Additional responsibilities include participation in interdisciplinary post-graduate medical education, including our ComACC fellowship training program, and teaching medical technology students.
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. 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. CHLA and USC are equal opportunity/ affirmative action employers. The department 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 are especially encouraged to apply.
Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. CHLA and USC 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.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.