Lab Co-Director / Assistant - Associate Professor

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio
August 21 2020
Life Sciences, Genetics
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Faculty, Lab Manager

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is recruiting for a Laboratory co-Director for the Clinical Laboratories within our Human Genetics Division. In conjunction with the other directors of the Clinical Laboratories, the co-Director assumes responsibility for the scientific and clinical activities of the Genetics Laboratories. The primary responsibilities include review/sign-out of clinical cases, development of new tests/platforms including Next Generation sequencing and oversight and continued development of diagnostic testing programs. A faculty appointment within the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine is associated with this position. Ideal candidates will have an M.D. or PhD; ABMGG board certification in both Clinical Molecular Genetics and Cytogenetics or Laboratory Genetics Genomics along with 3- 5 years relevant experience preferred.

The Genetics Laboratories in the Division of Human Genetics (DHG) are well-equipped, expanding CLIA and CAP certified clinical laboratories. The laboratories perform testing for inherited diseases and somatic alterations including well-established collaborative diagnostic programs for more than 200 different disorders and conditions. DHG has an ABMGG accredited training program for Medical Genetics and Laboratory Genetics and Genomics (as of July 2017). DHG also has a master’s training program for genetic counselors administered jointly with The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. genetics/default.htm

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is nationally recognized as a leader in pediatric healthcare, with a reputation for excellence in patient care, research and medical education. U.S News & World Report ranked Cincinnati Children’s as one of the nation’s top three pediatric hospitals in the 2020-21 edition of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. Among pediatric institutions, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is the third-highest ranking recipient of research grants from the National Institutes of Health. We support discovery with 1.4 million square feet of lab space and core services such as transgenic mouse models, high-throughput DNA analysis, biomedical informatics, a pluripotent stem cell facility, viral vector development and much more. Our scientists and physicians work collaboratively to conduct innovative laboratory and clinical research to improve care for children, to investigate the outcomes of treatments, to study health care systems and to train the next generation of investigators.

We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, as well as assistance in moving to one of America’s most livable cities. Cincinnati is a friendly, pleasant, affordable city with a great quality of life, including many musical and theatrical programs, professional sports and nearby recreational opportunities.

Interested candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to:

D. Brian Dawson, PhD, DABCC, FACMGG Director, Clinical Laboratories and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Division of Human Genetics

C/o Alisha Schweitzer

PHR, HR Consultant, Physician and Faculty Recruitment Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 9008

Cincinnati, OH 45229


CCHMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.