Assistant or Associate Professor of Pathology (Division of Genomic Medicine)-CHLA

    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, CA 90001
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

    Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology (Division of Genomic Medicine)



    The Center for Personalized Medicine and Division of Genomic Medicine in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California are seeking an outstanding candidate with expertise in the molecular genetics of childhood diseases as a full-time faculty member with clinical service, research (clinical and translational), and teaching responsibilities at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. He/she will join a highly skilled and efficient team with expertise in clinical and molecular genetics, cytogenetics and genomics in the Center for Personalized Medicine.

    The successful candidate must hold a M.D., D.O. and/or Ph.D. degree, and be board certified/eligible in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology by ABP or certification in Laboratory Genetics and Genomics by the ABMGG. Expertise in developing and interpreting molecular genetic tests relevant to the diagnosis of pediatric genetic disease and cancer is required. Experience with next-generation sequencing based panels and whole exome sequencing is desired. The successful candidate will participate in multi-disciplinary clinical teams working with colleagues in Anatomic Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, and clinical colleagues across a wide range of specialities at CHLA and KSOM. Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. CHLA and USC are equal opportunity, affirmative action employers. The division greatly values diversity and is committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.

    Children's Hospital Los Angeles has been named the best children's hospital in California and 5th in the nation for clinical excellence with its selection to the prestigious US News & World Report Honor Roll. Children's Hospital is home to The Saban Research Institute, one of the largest and most productive pediatric research facilities in the United States. The hospital is also one of America's premier teaching hospitals through its affiliation since 1932 with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.

    Apply her and upload curriculum vitae, a statement describing experience and interest, and three references. For further inquiries contact:

    Alexander R. Judkins, M.D.

    c/o Denise Adler Prosak, MBA

    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

    Children's Hospital Los Angeles, MS #43

    4650 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027

    Phone: 323-361-5917


    The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    REQ20087739 Posted Date: 03/31/2020
    Posting ID: 555230987Posted: 2020-05-26