Scientific Director of Solid Tumor Oncology NGS and Biocomputing

University of Utah Department of Pathology
Salt Lake City, Utah
Jun 22, 2020
Jun 22, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

The University of Utah Department of Pathology is recruiting a full-time faculty molecular pathologist to serve as Scientific Director of Solid Tumor Oncology NGS and Biocomputing. This position will be primarily based at ARUP Laboratories and at the senior ranks of Associate Professor or Professor in either the clinical or tenure track, depending on the qualifications of the candidate. Appropriate individuals should have M.D. or M.D., Ph.D. degrees and be board certified in Anatomic Pathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology. Extensive prior experience with the design and implementation of NGS based assays and related informatics in the oncology field (solid tumor and/or hematological malignancies) will be essential.

ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory owned and operated by the University of Utah Department of Pathology offering molecular testing of solid tumors on a variety of platforms, including next generation (massively parallel) sequencing. The successful candidate will lead an interdisciplinary team to develop, implement, and support genomics assays for solid tumor oncology. Responsibilities include oversight of scientific and technical operations for research and development personnel, as well as the clinical genomics laboratory. The candidate will also participate in the clinical molecular oncology sign-out service and in the educational, academic and research missions of the University. Ample opportunities are available for collaboration with world-class research groups at the University of Utah School of Medicine, the Huntsman Cancer Institute and in the Department of Human Genetics. Salt Lake City, Utah is a diverse and vibrant community and offers numerous opportunities for an active lifestyle in a spectacular natural environment.

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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 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, disability, or status as a Protected Veteran. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University s nondiscrimination policy 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 demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

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