Director for the Genome Technology Core Lab

New York City, New York (US)
February 01 2018
Life Sciences, Genomics
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Lab Manager

NYU Langone Health is one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers that includes five hospitals (Tisch Hospital, Rusk Rehabilitation, Hospital for Joint Diseases, Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital of New York, and NYU Lutheran Medical Center) and more than 200 ambulatory locations across the New York metropolitan area. It also includes NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. Our trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved daily through an integrated academic culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research. Learn more about NYU Langone.

The NYU Langone Health Division of Advanced Research Technologies is seeking a Director for the Genome Technology Core Lab (GTC), a highly specialized, state-of-the art shared resource core laboratory su porting exciting research in genomics, genetics, epigenomics, and transcriptomics. The appointment will be made at the Assistant/Associate/Professor level (non- tenure, research track) in the Department of Pathology, commensurate with experience, and will join the Division of Advanced Research Technologies (DART). The Director will lead a team of eight scientists with responsibility for the efficient operation of the GTC, adapting cutting edge technologies for short-read and long-read deep sequencing and other genomic technologies, advanced techniques for single cell analysis, and downstream validation assays, as well as associated bioinformatics and data analysis. The GTC is one of sixteen core resource laboratories within DART, dedicated to providing university-wide access to technology and expertise in support of basic and translational research projects.


  • Responsible for providing the most advanced technologies for genome analyses and work as a critical member of multidisciplinary project teams in support of basic and translational research projects.
  • Assist researches with experimental design, planning and execution of research projects.
  • Responsible for staff development and workflow management.
  • Develop, evaluate, validate and deploy novel technologies in the genomics research space as they become available, and ensure a seamless integration with the Applied Bioinformatics team.
  • Collaborate with investigators on project planning, grant applications, and publications.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics/Genomics, Bioinformatics or a related field plus 3-5 years of experience in Genomics.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of genomics technology and applications, especially deep sequencing. An understanding of genomic bioinformatics is a plus
  • Proven scientific leadership in and active support of excellence in the production of high quality data.
  • Self-motivated, innovative and experienced at introducing and managing change.
  • Desire to participate in a collaborative, open-access environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Special attention will be given to candidates with management experience and/or a record of achievement in collaborative and shared resource environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dys horia, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. If you wish to view NYU Langone Medical Center's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal EEO is the law poster or visit for more information.


To Apply:

Applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Please send to:


Adriana Heguy, Ph.D.

Professor of Pathology




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