The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics, Metabolism & Genomic Medicine, and the Department of Pathology at the University of Michigan, invites applications to serve as the Associate Director of the Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratory and the Michigan Medical Genetics Laboratories (MMGL) Molecular Genetics Laboratory and share responsibility for the diagnostic interpretation, sign-out, test development and clinical consultation of conventional molecular genetics and cytogenetics testing. Participation in the technical direction of the laboratories, as well as active involvement in our teaching and research missions, will also be expected. Duties also include teaching medical students, house officers and fellows.
The laboratories serve a 900-bed adult tertiary care hospital, a 175-bed pediatric hospital, expanding outpatient services at over 20 sites, and a growing reference laboratory business. The laboratories support a Comprehensive Cancer Center with robust oncology services, including busy leukemia, lymphoma, and stem cell transplant programs, in addition to a specialized prenatal/obstetrics service, which is supported by an outstanding clinical genetics program. Areas earmarked for departmental growth include bioinformatics and molecular diagnostics.
State-of-the-art research laboratories, a large community of investigators committed to team science, and a diverse, world-class medical center contribute to a nurturing and supportive environment for research endeavors. The laboratories have recently moved into a state of the art new facility that fosters collaboration and innovation. Ann Arbor offers a quality of life and amenities found in few other comparably sized communities. Ann Arbor was recently ranked #1 on Forbes list of the 10 Most Educated Cities, #6 on USA Today’s list of best cities for well- being, and #13 on Livability.com list of the 100 best cities in which to live.
Applicants should have an advanced degree (PhD, MD, or MD/PhD). The MD or MD/PhD candidate will have clinical duties seeing patients and will need State of Michigan licenses. The ideal applicants will be ABMGG board certified or eligible in both Clinical Cytogenetics and Genomics and Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics, or Laboratory Genetics and Genomics. Experience with next-generation sequencing (NGS) and evidence of competence in teaching is required.
Note: This position is posted as Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor. Rank and compensation of selected candidate is dependent upon qualifications.
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