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Academic Director of Cytogenetics Laboratory New Brunswick

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick NJ United States

1 month ago

Salary: Commensurate With Experience

Posting Summary...
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor level for Director of Cytogenetics in the Section of Cytogenetics in the Division of Clinical Pathology. The section is responsible for performance of Cytogenetics services at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital - the school's 650 bed tertiary care core teaching hospital in New Brunswick, NJ and partner of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, a NCI designated Cancer Center. The successful candidate will provide leadership to the Cytogenetics Laboratory, and be responsible for interpretaion and reporting of FISH and chromosome analysis. The candidate will interact closely with clinical staff, and be an active participant in the educational programs of the Department including teaching medical students, residents, and will be expected to engage in productive research activities. The candidate will also assist in the operational management of the Core, contribute to scientific journals and grants and participate in scientific conferences/meetings. Our cytogenetics laboratory is the largest in the state, providing genetics testing services to a large portion of the state, and eventually, the health care system. Applicants must have experience or fellowship training in all aspects of cytogenetics practice, including karyotyping, fluorescence in situ hybridization, test validation and laboratory management. Experience in genomic technologies, such as comaparitive genomic hybridization (CGH) and optical genome mapping is strongly desired.

Position Status: Full Time

COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Under Policy 60.1.35, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University's web site located at Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee's offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Posting Close Date: 04/11/2024

Minimum Education and Experience
A PhD, MD, DO, or MBBS is required along with board certification or board eligibility in AP/CP or CP (for pathologists) or the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics in Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics, and a minimum of two years experience in clinical cytogenetics. Academic rank and compensation will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and academic experience. Women and diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

Home Location Campus: Downtown New Brunswick

Location Details
Medical Education Building
New Brunswick NJ USA

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