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2023-24 Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship

Application Window

Open July 1st, 2021 through Friday, Dec 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine offers a one-year accredited fellowship in Molecular Genetic Pathology that provides intensive training in all aspects of molecular diagnostics, including DNA and RNA analysis in cancers, genetic disorders, infectious disease, and identity testing.

Fellows will learn diagnostic skills during exposure to internal cases as well as a large number of referral cases sent to UCLA for consultation. The fellow interacts with Pathology and Laboratory Medicine residents, as well as fellows, residents and faculty in the Departments of Pediatrics, Medical Genetics and Hematology-Oncology, among others. The fellow participates in teaching, conferences, and genetics clinics. Fellows are required to develop scholarly or research activities. One fellowship position is offered each academic year.

These positions are open to applicants who have completed training in a US or Canadian ACGME-accredited AP/CP, AP-only, or CP-only residency program (applicant must be board-eligible or Board-certified). International medical school graduates will only be considered if they have completed residency training in a US or Canadian ACGME-accredited residency program. A California medical license is required on day one of appointment.

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.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    These positions are open to applicants who have completed training in a US or Canadian ACGME accredited AP/CP or AP only or CP only residency program. Applicant must be Board eligible or Board certified. International medical school graduates will only be considered if they have completed residency training in a US or Canadian ACGME accredited residency program. A California medical license is required on day one of appointment

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Fellowship Application - The fellowship application can be found at http://pathology.ucla.edu/workfiles/Education/FellowshipApp_2018.pdf

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

  • Personal Statement

  • Letter of Good Standing - Letter of good standing from your current program director. Please note, even if you are requesting a letter of recommendation from your current program director, they will still need to provide a separate letter of good standing.

  • Photo

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Letters of recommendation
3 required; 2 optional

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06613

Help contact: xiaojianlu@mednet.ucla.edu

Campus Information

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA