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Faculty Position-Director of Cancer Clinical Genomics and Molecular Pathology

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 1st, 2018
Next review date: Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Applicants are invited to apply for a faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level in the UCLA Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Institute of Precision Medicine.

The UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) and UCLA Health is seeking a physician-investigator to direct its clinical and academic enterprise in clinical molecular diagnostics. Based in the Clinical Genomics and Molecular Pathology Center, the Director will formulate and implement strategy with the academic and clinical leadership of the Department, the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Institute of Precision Medicine. The applicant must have a M.D. or Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent Additionally, applicants should possess post-graduate clinical training in anatomic, clinical pathology, and/or molecular genetic pathology; leadership experience in a clinical molecular pathology/genomics diagnostic lab; and, a strong record of translational cancer research and clinical innovation in cancer clinical genomics and/or molecular diagnostics. American Board of Pathology certification is required at time of appointment and the appointee will need to have or qualify for California medical licensure. Contributions to diversity and equal opportunity, such as mentoring and advising of individuals from groups historically underrepresented in medicine, will be evaluated in the same way as other faculty achievement.

Appointment will be at an academic rank commensurate with the successful applicant’s record and accomplishments. UCLA has a rich ecosystem of clinical and basic/translational cancer investigators programs, and clinical network ( The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is an integral part of the vibrant UCLA clinical and research enterprise, and includes faculty members with distinction in Cancer Biology, Genomics, Hematopoiesis, Immunology/Inflammation, Metabolomics, and Stem Cell Biology/Regenerative Medicine (

We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research , or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. All interested applicants may submit their applications online via this link:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research and Creative Contributions

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
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