Job Opportunities

POSTED 3-26-2019

Clinical R&D Flow Cytometry Technologist
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute (CBDI)

3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229

Position available: Flow cytometry technologist for clinical laboratory research and development.

At Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), our vision is to be the leader in improving child health.  The Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute (CBDI) Diagnostic Immunology Laboratory aims to provide high quality, comprehensive diagnostic testing to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of immunologic disorders.

We currently have an opening for a flow cytometry technologist to perform clinical research and development. This position will focus on developing, validating, and translating lab assays into clinical use for the diagnosis of patients with immunologic diseases.  Familiarity with cell culture, flow cytometry, QPCR appreciated.  Must love immunology, be meticulous, work well with a team, plus demonstrate critical and creative thinking.

We are seeking individuals with a BS degree (or higher) in the biological sciences with technical expertise in flow cytometry; clinical laboratory experience a plus.

Please see https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/service/c/cancer-blood/hcp/clinical-laboratories for information about our laboratory specialties and services.

Metropolitan Cincinnati is one of America’s most exciting river cities. With an abundance of music, art, festivals, sports and more, along with a growing biomedical industry, we offer an extraordinary quality of life. The area’s ethnic diversity is reflected in a wide variety of taste-tempting restaurants and inspiring houses of worship. We invite you to advance your career in the Flow Cytometry core facility of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

Interested candidates should submit their CV, letter of interest highlighting past experiences, and the names and complete contact information of three references to:

Uma Sivaprasad, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics / Scientist Recruiter
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
umasundari.sivaprasad@cchmc.org

And apply on-line at www.cincinnatichildrens.org/careers, Job # 104726

 

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

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POSTED 2-27-2019

Immunology Laboratory Director

The University of Utah, Department of Pathology

ARUP Laboratories, an enterprise of the University of Utah

The University of Utah, Department of Pathology, is seeking a Laboratory Director in Immunology to work at ARUP Laboratories, an enterprise of the University of Utah. The successful candidate will have a faculty appointment in the Department of Pathology with rank based on academic experience.

ARUP is a full service, high complexity reference laboratory with clients from more than half of the nation’s university teaching and children’s hospitals, major commercial laboratories, military and government facilities, and many community hospitals. As such, the laboratory sees a broad range of specimen types and indications and offers a range of testing options from traditional techniques to esoteric testing.

Primary responsibilities include interpretation of laboratory results; consultation with physicians; resident and fellow education; quality control and quality assurance; and supporting academic research and test development projects with emphasis in flow cytometry and mass cytometry (CyTOF).

Applicants should hold either a PhD degree with board certification by the American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology (ABMLI) or an MD degree with board certification in clinical pathology.  Preference will be given to candidates with extensive experience in Immunology laboratory testing.

Applicants should submit electronically to http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/85132, a curriculum vitae, a brief cover letter and the names and addresses of three references. For more information, please contact Patricia R. Slev, PhD, Section Chief, Immunology Division at ARUP Laboratories (patricia.slev@aruplab.com)

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veteran’s preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. For additional information: http://www.regulations.utah.edu/humanResources/5-106.html.

As a patient-focused organization, The University of Utah Health Sciences exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The Health Sciences Center seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a [strong or demonstrated] commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

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Posted 2-15-2019

 

STANDARD JOB DESCRIPTION TITLE:        Laboratory Scientist STANDARD JOB DESCRIPTION CODE:                                           LABD0005
COMP FAMILY:                                                       Clinical
COMP SUB-FAMILY:                                             Laboratory
GRADE:                                                                       B14
FLSA:                                                                           Exempt
JOB CODE:                                                                0370
General Summary
Advances the laboratory diagnostic testing and report delivery process by researching and adapting testing and reporting technologies for use in the laboratory.
Values Statement
Embodies the Hospital’s core values in all interactions with patients, families, and colleagues.
Duties Notice
The statements below describe the essential duties of the person or persons assigned to this job. They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties and responsibilities.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Works with the Laboratory Director, other scientists and industry, to design, develop, implement and evaluate new areas of patient testing in the specific discipline.
  2. Adapts and modifies technology for application to the pediatric laboratory environment.
  3. Develops policies, procedures and quality control systems to support new areas of testing. Analyzes cost and financial impact of new testing.
  4. Develops a program to train and assure the competence of technical staff in the theory, interpretation of results and practice of new testing areas.
  5. Maintains a high level of technical expertise. Assesses trends in hospital programs, laboratory operations and emerging technology in order to develop appropriate emerging clinical laboratory services.
  6. May publish or present findings in appropriate clinical settings.
Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required
  1. Work requires the knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in a clinical laboratory science or a closely related field and seven or more years of experience.
  2. Work requires a broad and thorough range of advanced expertise in order to perform innovative and original clinical or scientific research at the highest levels.
  3. Work requires communication skills in order to persuade and negotiate with others on important matters.
Certification, Registration, or Licensure Required

ASCP Certification/Registration preferred, but not required.

Blood Borne Pathogen Category

Potential Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens. Job may require performance of tasks that involve potential for exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.

 

Posted 2-15-2019

                                                           Laboratory Director
                                   M.D. Immunopathologist or Ph.D. Immunology

Sante’ Consulting has recently been engaged to conduct a national search for a Laboratory Director. Sante’ is the leading healthcare search firm, specializing in Life Sciences and Laboratory Medicine.

We are currently seeking an experienced Laboratory Director based out of our client’s laboratory in Western, NY.  Our client’s lab specializes in diagnostics for autoimmune diseases and immunogenetics for support of organ and tissue donation and transplant. The ideal candidate will be responsible for Managing a diagnostic laboratoratory, sign out biopsies, immunofluorescence and implement new test development. Candidates must be versed in lab management and regulations (NYS CQ/CAP/CLIA/ASHI/, able to trouble shoot histology and serology (immunology assay related issues that may arise and are able to talk to clients with regards to test interpretations and pathology report interpretations).

Requirements

  • Either an MD Pathologist or a PhD with appropriate board certification to meet CLIA requirements to be a high-complexity laboratory director NYSCQ (or eligible to obtain).
  • 2+ years’ of experience working in a clinical laboratory environment.
  • 2+ years’ experience in directing and supervising a high complexity testing laboratory.
  • Experience with clinical regulatory requirements is a must.
  • Board certified by at least one of the following board exams; American Board of Pathology, American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology or American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

They are offering a competitive compensation and benefits package, including relocation.

Interested applicants should forward curriculum vitae, statement of interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references for immediate consideration to:

Kerri Jackson
Acquisition Specialist
Santé Consulting, LLC
Office: 636-777-7887
Cellular: 314-532-7255
kerri@santellc.com
www.santellc.com

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Posted 2-8-2019

University of Illinois at Chicago

College of Medicine, Department of Pathology

Research Assistant Professor position is a non-tenured faculty position and is available at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine, Department of Pathology.   The goal is to assist in determining the cellular and molecular immune mechanisms involved in innate recognition of intracellular bacteria by pattern recognition receptors and the effect of this innate sensing on the acquired immune responses to infection. Research in the laboratory is both basic and translational in nature and makes use of in vitro and in vivo animal-based model systems. These studies will involve one or more of the following techniques: animal experiments, flow cytometry, T cell proliferation assay, isolation of primary myeloid cells from bone marrow, RT-PCR, western blotting, cell culture using primary cells and cell lines, transfections, immunofluorescence, confocal microscopy, viral vector-mediated overexpression or silencing, and general immunological and molecular biology methods. The candidate will also play a major role in the preparation of manuscripts that arise from his/her work and will be expected to present his/her work at local and national meetings. The candidate will devote 100% effort to these tasks.

Preference will be given to the candidate with experience in one or more of the following areas: Host-microbial interactions, inflammasomes, autophagy, cell signaling, T cell responses, viral-vector mediated gene transfer technology, and basic molecular biology and immunology techniques.

Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national grants. Applicant must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant to the research highlighted above.

For fullest consideration apply on line at: http://jobs.uic.edu by February 28, 2019.  The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Posted 2-6-2019

ROYAL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL MELBOURNE

Position Title                          Senior Scientist, Grade 4
Unit / Branch                          Medicine, Laboratory Services, Immunology
Location                                    The Royal Children’s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Australia

     The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated statewide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quarternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.
The hospital employs 5,000 staff and has an annual budget of $620million. It moved to a new, multi-award winning building at 50 Flemington Rd, Parkville.
The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/

     The RCH values and pursues innovation, and in April 2016 became the first Australian hospital to implement the world-leading ‘Epic’ electronic medical record (EMR). The EMR includes an online portal to give families and young people the ability to manage and change appointments, quickly receive test results and renew scripts, and review outpatient notes. The EMR is a major investment in the digital transformation of healthcare: The real-time capture and analysis of data to drive improvements in care, and ultimately achieve better health outcomes for young patients.

Position:
A qualified Senior Scientist who is responsible for the smooth operation of the laboratory within the Immunology Department, demonstrating appropriate supervisory, laboratory, interpersonal and organisational skills.
Co-ordination and active participation in the diagnostic service
Technical supervision of staff
Monitoring quality of scientific output
Evaluation and implementation of new techniques
Responsible for laboratory and administrative duties within the department

For more information, see
https://rch.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=IAFjgL9qcGc=&jbc=ere


Posted 1-28-2019

Health Sciences Clinical Professor and Laboratory Director in Immunogenetics and Histocompatibility

The UCLA Immunogenetics Center in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applicants for an Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor and Laboratory Director. The UCLA Immunogenetics Center has a long-standing history of clinical innovation and research in the fields of Immunogenetics and Transplant Immunology. The candidate should be an M.D., Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. with at least 4 years of experience in human Histocompatibility testing and Immunogenetics and American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics certified or board eligible. The candidate will be responsible for overseeing test development, test performance, test interpretation and quality assurance, reviewing clinical cases, providing clinical consultation, and directing special projects.  The candidate will share responsibility for training residents and fellows in the subspecialty of Immunogenetics and Transplantation Immunology.  The candidate is expected to contribute to the clinical research activities of the Immunogenetics Center.  Faculty appointment rank and salary will be commensurate with education, training and experience.

Interested applicants should upload a curriculum vitae, a concise statement of clinical and research interests, and the names of three professional references to: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04308 by March 30, 2019.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy

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POSTED 1-8-2019

Assistant/Associate Professor – Medical Microbiology Pathology Dept.
University of Illinois at Chicago

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) seeks candidates for an open rank faculty position in the Academic Clinician Track at either the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level.  Applicants must have an MD or PhD or MD/PhD degree. For MD candidates, applicants must be board certified in clinical pathology (or AP/CP) and subspecialty certification by the American Board of Pathology (or eligible) or American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM). For PhD candidates, applicants must have board certification by the American Board of Medical Microbiology (or eligible).

The Division of Laboratory Medicine at Department of Pathology at UIC provides testing in all major disciplines including microbiology, chemistry, hematology, transfusion medicine, tissue typing/transplant, cytogenetics and molecular pathology.  The Division’s expertise is shared not only with the UIC Medical Center, but with physicians and other medical facilities through the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System Reference Laboratory System.

Responsibilities of the applicant include a combination of clinical microbiology service and participation in teaching for medical students, residents, fellows, and house staff. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of clinical microbiology and one or more of its subspecialties. The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in molecular diagnostics and specifically next generation sequencing technology for clinical diagnostics and metagenomics. Applicants must have strong leadership and interpersonal skills and willingness to work closely with other clinical services.

The applicant is expected to develop or continue his/her basic or translational research program. This faculty position provides opportunity for career growth and interaction with outstanding team of colleagues at the level of the department and institutions.

For fullest consideration submit resume/curriculum vitae to: http://jobs.uic.edu.  UIC is an AA/EOE.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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