Director of Cancer Genetics & Genomic Diagnostics

Merritt Hawkins
New Haven, Connecticut
Closing date
Mar 2, 2024

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Genetics / Molecular Medicine
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Director of Cancer Genetics & Genomic Diagnostics in Connecticut
StartDate: ASAP

The Department of Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine, is seeking a clinical molecular geneticist to join its faculty and serve as Director of Cancer Genetic and Genomic Diagnostics. The successful candidate will join our faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and lead a team to strengthen the cancer genetic and genomic diagnostic capacity, develop new tests, and deliver excellent customer service in collaboration with the Yale Cancer Center. Candidates should hold a PhD, MD, or both and be board-certified or board-eligible in clinical molecular genetics or laboratory genetics and genomics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Leadership opportunity Grow and expand the genetics program
  • Work for the nation s No. 10 Best Medical School (US News & World Report)
  • Conduct groundbreaking research - Genetics program has a robust research portfolio
  • Perform variant review for clinical cancer genetic and genomic tests
  • Formulate and edit comprehensive clinical genetics test reports
  • Collaborate with the Yale Cancer Center (YCC) to provide genetic testing services to YCC patients
  • Participate in Laboratory Genomics and Genetics Fellowship Training Program
  • Partake in educational activities of the clinical genetics residency program, medical students, and others

Community Highlights
Located alongside the Long Island Sound, New Haven, Connecticut, is a charming community offering a remarkable quality of life. Surrounded by inviting communities and gorgeous scenery, it provides a unique range of cultural, historical, recreational, and educational amenities that make it a desirable place to live and work.
  • Four distinct seasons and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, including swimming, sailing, skating, hiking, biking, and golfing
  • Excellent public and private schools as well as local colleges and universities
  • Convenient access to New York City, Boston, and Providence, RI
  • Ranked #15 by Niche in Most Diverse Cities in America

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and strongly encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Job Benefits

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

Medical Genetics, Genetics, Hereditary Disorders

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