The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, are seeking a candidate with expertise in the area of clinical chemistry as a full-time faculty member with clinical service, research (clinical and translational), and teaching responsibilities at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. As Director of the Clinical Chemistry section, he/she will join a senior team in the Division of Laboratory Medicine.
The successful candidate must have a MD, MD/PhD or PhD degree and be Board certified (or Board eligible) by the American Board of Pathology (in Clinical Pathology or AP/CP) or American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC). Preference will be given to candidates who are MD’s or have completed a Clinical Chemistry fellowship plus 2 years directing laboratory testing. For PhD candidates, Laboratory Director eligibility/licensure in the State of California is required. Candidates must have strong technical, analytical and consultative clinical skills in traditional clinical chemistry, as well as new emerging clinical pathology areas including, information sciences, lab management sciences, biochemical genetics and point of care testing. It is expected that the candidate have experience in all aspects of new assay development/validation and test utilization management. Applied research and clinical experience in tumor cell biology, immunology, statistics science or molecular genetics are desirable. Candidates must have significant experience and interest in clinical consultation, as well as method development, validation and performance evaluation of specialized chemistry instrumentation, including general core laboratory automation, immunoassay analyzers, HPLC, GC, and LC/MS-MS. Additional responsibilities include teaching and mentoring pathology residents, medical technology students, medical students and fellows. The candidate will be expected to develop and receive COMACC accreditation for a new Clinical Chemistry Fellowship program. Salary and appointment rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and training. USC and CHLA are Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employers. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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