Emory University Associate Director of Cytogenetics in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



736000:SOM: Pathology: Admin

Job Description:

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University has an immediate opening for a part-time Associate Director of Cytogenetics, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to be based at Emory University Hospital, a tertiary care center serving the Atlanta metropolitan area. The Emory Oncology Cytogenetics Laboratory is a state-of-the art laboratory offering diagnostic services for bone marrow, blood, and solid tumor cytogenetics, FISH, and copy-number microarray testing. The Associate Director will share medical oversight responsibilities for test development, validation, implementation, and QA/QC activities; will communicate results and support diagnostic interpretation by physicians; and will teach staff and trainees. The successful candidate must hold an MD and/or PhD, be Board-certified or Board-eligible in Clinical Cytogenetics, and have strong organizational and administrative skills. Though initially structured as a 0.3- to 0.4-FTE appointment, this position has the potential for future increases in time and responsibility for cytogenetics and/or molecular diagnostics, so preference will be given to candidates with qualifications and experience in both fields. As one of the top NIH-funded Pathology Departments nationally, we offer outstanding opportunities for scholarship and collaborative research. The successful candidate will also have strong interests in teaching to complement their diagnostic skills. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should apply online by providing curriculum vitae and names of three references. Cover letter should address interest to:

John D. Roback, M.D., Ph.D.

Vice-Chair for Clinical Pathology

Medical Director of Emory Medical Laboratories

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Emory University Hospital, D-655

1364 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30322


and jroback@emory.edu

Emory University/Emory Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Operating Unit/Division:

School Of Medicine

Job Title:

Associate Director of Cytogenetics

This position involves::

Involve working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Involve working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp.

Full/Part Time:




Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).