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Department of Pathology & Immunology

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Associate/Assistant Director of Clinical Laboratory Genetics.

The Department of Pathology & Immunology at Washington University in St. Louis is seeking an Associate/Assistant Director of Clinical Laboratory Genetics.  

The successful candidate will join a team of clinical laboratorians in the Division of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine providing a broad range of genetic and genomic testing in an academic medical center. The WUSM Cytogenetics and Molecular Pathology Laboratory offers chromosomal microarray, fluorescence in situ hybridization, and karyotype analysis for constitutional and acquired conditions. The Clinical Constitutional Genomics service offers an expanding menu of NGS-based testing for inherited conditions as well as disorders of somatic mosaicism, with whole-exome and genome assays in development. There will also be opportunities to participate in the services provided by Clinical and Translational Genomics, which supports a range of projects across the medical center. The division works collaboratively with clinical colleagues in the Departments of Genetics, Pediatrics, and Medicine. This role includes participation in medical director oversight including test development and quality assurance programs across these clinical services as well as case sign-out. The successful candidate will be involved in teaching a variety of learners from across the institution, including fellows in Laboratory Genetics and Genomics as well as Molecular Genetic Pathology. In addition, individuals 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. There are four divisions: Immunobiology, Laboratory and Genomic Medicine, Anatomic and Molecular Pathology, and Neuropathology. (http://pathology.wustl.edu/)

The Division: The Division of Laboratory & Genomic Medicine in the Department of Pathology & Immunology is a fast-paced and dynamic home to faculty with diverse clinical and research interests, and has a long record of innovation, research, and scholarship. (https://pathology.wustl.edu/divisions/lgm/)

The School: U.S. News & World Report ranks WUSM among the top five medical schools in the nation and first in academic selectivity. Eighteen Nobel laureates have trained, taught, or carried out research here. Thirteen faculty members are fellows of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences, and 24 belong to its Institute of Medicine. WUSM is third among the 121 U.S. medical schools in grants received from the National Institutes of Health. (http://medicine.wustl.edu)

The City: 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. A successful candidate will have experience in 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

Assistant Professor, Pathology & Immunology, WUSM

Associate Medical Director, Cytogenetics and Molecular Pathology Laboratory

Medical Director, Clinical Constitutional Genomics

Email: molly.schroeder@wustl.edu


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