Associate Lab Director-Advanced Molecular Diagnostics Service | University of California, Los Angeles - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Los Angeles, California

Associate Lab Director-Advanced Molecular Diagnostics Service University of California Los Angeles Requisition Number: JPF06309 The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UCLA, Division of Anatomic Pathology, is searching for an outstanding PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or DO to join our Advanced Molecular Diagnostics Service as an Associate Laboratory Director. The successful candidate is ABMGG board certified or eligible for certification in Clinical Cytogenetics and Genomics, Laboratory Genetics and Genomics (LGG) or dual boarded in Clinical Cytogenetics and Genomics and Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics. California license or eligibility is required. Prior sign out experience in cytogenetics (>2 years) in a CLIA certified cytogenetics/molecular diagnostics laboratory is preferred. The appointment would be commensurate with experience, at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. The primary responsibily will be to interpret and report clinical cases in cytogenetics and may include sign out responsibilities in molecular genetics/pathology if the candidate has the required training and experience. The candidate also will be involved in assay development and troubleshooting of technical issues. Prior training or experience in clinical chromosomal microarray and cancer cytogenetic testing is required. Prior training or experience in interpreting clinical exome sequencing assays for diagnosis of germline genetic disorders and next generation sequencing (NGS) cancer panels is desired. Along with other faculty in the Service, the candidate will be responsible for participating in genetic rounds and in tumor boards and will share responsibility for training residents and fellows. Creative contributions in clinical, educational or research projects are expected; UCLA offers a highly collaborative research environment that promotes interactions among faculty in the School of Medicine. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is an integral part of the vibrant UCLA research enterprise and there are numerous opportunities to participate in clinical trials, translational research and basic research. To learn more about departmental research programs, please visit our web site at Applicants should upload a letter describing previous accomplishments, clinical experience and research background, and curriculum vitae, to . Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Compensation for the position is highly competitive and will be commensurate with experience. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy To apply, please visit: 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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, jeid-daf3b4bcb9786141a3e06b0fa4c31a36

Los Angeles, California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

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SoCal HERC Member Institutions:

Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Whittier College

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