University of Utah Cytogenetics Laboratory Director/Rank DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah
Position/Rank Cytogenetics Laboratory Director/Rank DOQ
Department 00247 - Pathology
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Track Dependent on Qualifications
New Position to Begin ASAP
The Department of Pathology at the University of Utah is seeking an ABMGG board-certified or board-eligible Cytogeneticist to work as a Medical Director at ARUP Laboratories. The successful candidate will have a faculty appointment in the Department of Pathology with rank based on experience. Required qualifications include a PhD or MD/DO degree, as well as certification or active candidate status in Cytogenetics or Laboratory Genetics and Genomics.
Medical Directors working in ARUP’s Cytogenetics and Genomic Microarray laboratories provide high-quality clinical service in genetic and genomic testing across a variety of clinical indications, including postnatal and prenatal diagnostic testing, pregnancy loss, and hematologic and solid tumor testing. Qualified candidates must have competency in chromosome analysis, FISH , and genomic microarray/copy number variant interpretation in both constitutional and oncology settings. Primary responsibilities include test result interpretation and reporting; clinician and client consultation; quality control and quality assurance; residents, fellows, and genetic counseling student’s education; participation in test development and research projects; and committee service. The ideal candidate will have a strong clinical and academic background appropriate to their level of training and experience, as well as excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Experienced, recently boarded, and board-eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.
Applicants should submit electronically to http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/86317, a curriculum vitae, a brief cover letter, and three references. For more information, please contact Erica Andersen, PhD, Section Chief, Cytogenetics and Genomic Microarray, ARUP Laboratories (email@example.com).
About ARUP Laboratories and the University of Utah
ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. With approximately 4,000 employees, ARUP offers in excess of 3,000 tests and test combinations, ranging from routine screening tests to highly esoteric molecular and genetic assays. ARUP’s team of genetics experts include laboratory medical directors, PhD scientists, and genetic counselors working across a variety of disciplines including cytogenetics, molecular genetics, biochemical genetics, hematopathology, molecular genetic pathology, and anatomic pathology. ARUP provides a comprehensive, evolving genetics test menu that incorporates emerging technologies and clinical discoveries with current patient management recommendations and standards of care, with a focus on appropriate test ordering and utilization management. Medical directors have opportunities to work in a variety of areas to address clinical service, educational, investigational, administrative, and business development needs, as well as collaborate with colleagues working across different clinical laboratory sections and departments within the University of Utah. ARUP is committed to providing high-quality genetic testing services and promotes a culture of excellence in patient care, education, and a culture focused on “doing the right thing,” ensuring respect for patients and our employees. For additional information: aruplab.com/about and aruplab.com/genetics
The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 12/10/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN02164F