The Genomics Research Core at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School is seeking a Director. The New Jersey Medical School Genomics Research Core is an established facility fully equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation to perform DNA, RNA, and single-cell sequencing. The Core is supported by an outstanding flow cytometry core, a bioinformatics core, and high-performance computing resources. The Genomics Research Core consists of 3 main components, a research genomics laboratory, a CLIA-CAP accredited clinical diagnostics laboratory, and a molecular resource facility. The Director will hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree with 5 or more years of research experience conducting genomics-related research, which should include 2 or more years of experience managing a laboratory. The Director will lead the Genomics Research Core to provide innovative and rapid turn-around sequencing services for basic, translational, and clinical research, to maximize efficient use of Core assets, and expand services to a wider customer base. The Director will work closely with other core facilities to provide integrated services. The Director will also provide expert support for basic, translational, and clinical research projects seeking to understand, diagnose, or treat a variety of inherited and acquired human pathologies.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree with 5 or more years of research experience conducting genomics-related research.
2 or more years of experience managing a laboratory.
Practical knowledge using current genomics-related instrumentation.
Practical knowledge of analyzing genomics-related data.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.