Associate Director, Division of Molecular Diagnostics and Cytogenetics Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine University of California Irvine 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: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF06514. 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
MD or MD-PhD board-certified molecular pathologist
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.
Internal Number: JPF06514
About University of California, Irvine
Ranked as one of the top 50 U.S. medical schools for research by U.S. News & World Report, the UCI School of Medicine is dedicated to advancing medical knowledge and clinical practice through scholarly research, physician education and high-quality care.
The medical school nurtures the development of medical students, resident physicians and scholars in the clinical and basic sciences and supports the dissemination of research advances for the benefit of society.
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Each year, the school educates more than 400 medical students and trains more than 700 residents and fellows at UC Irvine Medical Center and affiliated institutions.
The school’s 915 full- and part-time faculty and 753 volunteer faculty members are involved in teaching, providing medical care and conducting research into the health challenges facing the 21st century.
The school has 25 departments, ranging from basic science research to clinical medical and surgical specialties. It has research, clinical and teaching relationships with the VA Long Beach Healthcare System and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.
In addition to a medical degree, the school offers the following dual-degr...ee programs:
A combined MD/PhD medical scientist training program
A combined MD/MPH in public health
A combined MD/MBA program
A master's degree in Biomedical and Translational Science MS-BATS
A master’s degree in genetic counseling
The school also offers the following mission-based programs:
Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community (PRIME-LC), a combined MD/master’s program
Leadership Education to Advance Diversity–African, Black and Caribbean (LEAD-ABC)
Health Education to Advance Leaders in Integrative Medicine (HEAL-IM)
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In early 2009, UCI Health opened UC Irvine Douglas Hospital, a modern facility for conducting the latest medical research and training future and practicing physicians. The seven-story hospital has spacious, mostly private rooms and 15 state-of-the-art operating rooms. In addition, the hospital provides an environment for translational research — allowing more opportunities for researchers and clinicians to collaborate on patient care.
The medical center is also home to the UC Irvine Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Orange County, and one of only 49 such high-level centers in the nation.