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Associate Director, Division of Molecular Diagnostics & Cytogenetics

Application Window

Open November 30th, 2020 through Monday, Nov 29, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by November 29th, 2021, you will have until November 30th, 2021 to complete your application.

Position description

The University of California Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine invites applications from MD or PhD board-certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) in Molecular and Cytogenetics to serve as the Associate director of the Molecular Diagnostics and Cytogenetics laboratory. The full-time academic appointment may be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Health Sciences Clinical or Clinical X series, depending on experience and extent of research effort. Clinical X appointments confer membership in the UCI Academic Senate.

As Associate Director of the Molecular Diagnostics and Cytogenetics laboratory, the successful recruit will have the administrative and interpersonal skills to effectively lead and coordinate clinical, teaching, and research activities within and beyond the division. Dedication to teaching and mentoring, which will involve medical students, graduate students, residents, and fellows, is required. Candidates should have at least one year of experience working independently in a clinical laboratory signing out both cytogenetics and molecular cancer testing. Clinical licensure in the State of California in Molecular and Cytogenetics and board certification by ABMGG are required.

The successful recruit will also have the skills to carry out Molecular Pathology-related research as a thought leader or collaborative team member. Extramural research funding is welcome, but not required. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience. To apply for this position, candidates should upload their curriculum vitae, statements (research, teaching, and diversity), reference information, and additional items to the UCI Recruit:

The University of California, Irvine 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. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

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Job location

Orange, CA.