Opportunity Details

Department of Pathology & Immunology



Commensurate w/Experience

Clinical Laboratory Geneticist Faculty

The Department of Pathology & Immunology is seeking applications for a Clinical Laboratory Geneticist faculty position. The successful candidate will join a team of clinical laboratorians and molecular pathologists in the newly established Division of Genomic & Molecular Pathology in providing a broad range of genetic and genomic testing within a large academic medical center. The WUSM Clinical Genomics Laboratory provides prenatal, constitutional, oncology cytogenetic testing services as well as an expanding menu of NGS-based testing for inherited and acquired conditions,
including exome and genome-based testing. In addition to providing clinical services, the lab serves as a research core, supporting a range of translational projects across the medical center and beyond. Faculty work collaboratively with clinical colleagues in the Departments of Genetics, Pediatrics, and Medicine to ensure provision of high-quality laboratory services. The role includes clinical case sign-out as well as participation in laboratory operations, including validations and quality assurance across the lab’s service lines. The successful candidate will be involved in educating a variety of learners from across the institution, including fellows in the Division’s Laboratory Genetics and Genomics and Molecular Genetic Pathology programs. In addition, clinical faculty are encouraged to develop research programs and collaborations leveraging resources within the department.

The Department: The Department of Pathology & Immunology excels in basic and clinical research as well as delivery of outstanding surgical pathology and laboratory medicine services to our patients and colleagues.

With a world-class faculty, unparalleled medical educa7on, and a $1.2 billion annual investment in basic and medical science research, we are changing the future of medicine and human health.
* WUSM is #2 in NIH funding
* 19 Nobel laureates associated with the Medical Schools
* 15 Fellows in the National Academy of Sciences
* 30 Elected members in the National Academy of Medicine
* 18 City Blocks on 186 acres
* 3.2 million research and instructional gross square feet
* 1,959 clinical faculty across 130 clinical sites

St. Louis an urban center of diversity, culture, and entrepreneurship within a metro area of 2.6 million. The region offers affordable housing, unique neighborhoods, and convenient transportation. The bi-state region (Missouri and Illinois) offers easy access to outdoor recreation opportunities.

Candidates must possess a M.D. and/or Ph.D. and be board-certified or board-eligible in laboratory genetics and genomics or clinical molecular genetics and cytogenetics. The ideal candidate will have experience in the validation and implementation of new laboratory methods, excellent interpersonal skills, enthusiasm for teaching, and a collaborative attitude. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, a personal statement of professional goals, and a list of three references to:
Molly Schroeder, Ph.D., FACMG
Medical Director, Clinical Genomics Laboratory
Associate Director, Division of Genomic & Molecular Pathology
Email: molly.schroeder@wustl.edu


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An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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