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Assistant Director, UCSF Cytogenetics Laboratory

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 23rd, 2017
Last review date: April 23rd, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: September 21st, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


University of California, San Francisco
Department of Laboratory Medicine

Assistant Director, UCSF Cytogenetics Laboratory

The Department of Laboratory Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is seeking an Assistant Director for the Cytogenetics Section at the UCSF Clinical Laboratory at China Basin, San Francisco. The position is at the Assistant Professor level in the HS Clinical series, which emphasizes teaching, clinical service and creative activities. Applicants must hold an MD and/or PhD degree, be ABMG certified in both Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics, and be eligible for licensure in the state of California as a Cytogenetics Laboratory Director and later a Genomics Laboratory Director. The Assistant Director will report to the Director of Cytogenetics Laboratory and will be responsible for clinical cytogenetics case sign-out, teaching, R&D for new technology/tests and administrative duties as assigned by the Director.

The UCSF Cytogenetics Laboratory evaluates a richly varied case mix including prenatal, postnatal and cancer samples originating from UCSF’s world-class clinical services and other clinics in northern California, with utilization of state-or-the-art technologies in all areas of diagnostic testing. Applicants must have experience in all aspects of cytogenetic analysis including molecular techniques. Broad experience in neoplastic cytogenetics and molecular testing, such as cytogenomic array and NIPT, is strongly desired. Applicants must be committed to excellence in resident, fellow and medical student teaching, including participation in the ABMG-certified training program in Laboratory Genetics and Genomics. Previously demonstrated excellence in teaching and experience with oversight of training programs is strongly desired. Opportunities exist for clinical and translational research.

Candidates should submit application (including CV and names of three references) to

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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San Francisco, CA




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