Director of Next Generation Sequencing

Location
Dallas, Texas (US)
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
March 17 2017
Ref
76193
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Director of Next Generation Sequencing

Department of Pathology

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas, Texas (USA). 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. 

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief research statement and three letters of reference to:

Department of Pathology

UT Southwestern Medical Center

5323 Harry Hines Blvd.

Dallas, TX 75390-9072

For questions, please email:  pathologyrecruiting@utsouthwestern.edu

Please reference:  Position# 76193-Director of Next Generation Sequencing

UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.