Associate Professor - Human Genetics Division - Clinical Molecular Genetics Lab

Laboratory co-Director/ Assistant-Associate Professor
Clinical Genetics Laboratories, Division of Human Genetics
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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 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, Clinical Cytogenetics, Clinical Molecular Genetics and Laboratory Genetics and Genomics (beginning July 2017). DHG also has a master's training program for genetic counselors administered jointly with The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
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 2017-18 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, FACMG
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.
Skills & Competencies
Using time efficiently and productively; prioritizing multiple tasks properly to meet deadlines; recognizing time constraints and adjusting work schedule to address them.
Knowledge of growth and development
·Family-centered care
Understands and support family-centered care
·Clinical Knowledge - Specialty
Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
Knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology
·Training - Basic
Knowledge of basic training methods and techniques
·Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Strong organizational and project management skills to handle projects independently.
·Analysis - Basic
Analytical ability sufficient to evaluate data, make judgments and recommendations
·Communication - Advanced
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
·Patient Care
Demonstrates excellence in the care of patients. Demonstrates a high level of clinical competency and committed to providing excellent patient care. Demonstrated skills in physical assessments, diagnosis, medical management, clinical consultation, research and education.

·Doctor of Medicine OR Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine OR equivalent
·Unrestricted licensed physician
·Approval/credentialing from CCHMC Medical Staff Services Division
·Completion of all required pre-employment activities
·Assistant Professor appointment or eligibility
·Prior clinical practice experience may be required based on the needs of the department

·Board certification