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Director of Next Generation Sequencing

Job Number: 526950
Categories: Faculty / Physician
Dallas, TX

Department: Pathology
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

 The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Pathology is seeking an accomplished Director of Next Generation Sequencing.  The incumbent will be responsible for the development and implementation of a Next Generation Sequencing Clinical Program focused on targeted gene panels, whole exome and ultimately whole genomic sequencing from fresh or fixed patient-derived material.  The candidate is expected to have ongoing and substantial experience in the technology, regulatory requirements, and creation of clinical reporting, data storage, bioinformatics and administration of a NGS CLIA laboratory.  Must also have experience in the direction of technologists and junior faculty.  Knowledge of outreach a plus.  Depending on research productivity and interests, research laboratory space and startup funds could be also available.  MD, MD/PhD, or PhD required with Board Certification in Molecular Diagnostics/Pathology or Molecular Genetics.  Appointment will be considered at any rank.  Must possess or be eligible for a Texas medical license. Outstanding opportunities for collaborative, translational research are available with members of basic science and clinical departments throughout UT Southwestern.  Competitive salary and start-up will be provided. 

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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