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Nature of Work:
The Department of Pathology, is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Professor level to Associate Professor Level in a clinical laboratory directorship of the Hematologic Molecular Pathology section of the Colorado Molecular Correlates Laboratory in the School of Medicine. Principal activities will include directing the development and validation of new assays with a focus on hematologic malignancies, overseeing compliance with CAP regulations and CLIA standards, and reviewing and releasing clinical molecular genetic test results.
The Successful Candidate will assume major responsibilities for:
- Evaluation of opportunities for new test development to meet the needs of patients and Physicians of the Health System.
- Plan and direct laboratory staff in the comparative evaluation of molecular genetics technologies and platforms.
- Plan and direct validation studies in compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines.
- Function as an attending pathologist within the laboratory for the review and release of clinical genetic test results across a spectrum of testing types.
- Education of medical students, residents, fellows, and laboratory staff
- Participate in performance improvement activities, quality control and proficiency testing; assist in maintaining compliance with CAP accreditation and other internal and external regulatory standards including the code of conduct.
Candidates must have an MD with board certification (or board eligibility) for Molecular Genetic Pathology (ABP) OR Clinical Molecular Genetics (ABMGG)
PhD with ABMGG board certification (or board eligibility) in Clinical Molecular Genetics
One or more years' experience as a clinical molecular genetics laboratory director.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.
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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 08614
When applying, applicants must include:
- A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
- A current Resume/CV
- The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20112 - SOM-Pathology
Posting Date: Mar 1, 2017
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Joe Wozniak
Posting Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Number: 00679758