Requisition ID: P01441698
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Health Sciences Campus
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
Associate or Full Professor of Clinical Pathology (Director, Bioinformatics)
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES
LOS ANGELES, CA
The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California and Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Division of Genomic Medicine, are seeking an outstanding candidate with expertise in Bioinformatics, Biological Sciences, Genetics, Genomics, or related field for a full-time faculty member with clinical service, research (clinical and translational), and teaching responsibilities at Associate or Full Professor level. The Director, Bioinformatics, will join a senior clinical and scientific team in the Center for Personalized Medicine at CHLA and will be responsible for developing a large bioinformatics clinical and translational program to support CHLA's Center for Personalized Medicine (CPM).
The successful candidate must hold an MD, PhD or MD/PhD degree with training and demonstrated accomplishment in Bioinformatics, Biological Sciences, Genetics, Genomics, or related field. Technical expertise in designing and developing clinical grade bioinformatics next generation sequencing data analysis solutions, related programming languages (Java, Perl, Python, etc.), knowledge of database technologies (SQL Server, Oracle, mongoDB), development and implementation of databases for genotype/phenotype correlations, and a deep knowledge of both academic and commercial informatics solutions are strongly desired. Experience building and leading teams to develop and implement bioinformatics solutions is required. The successful candidate will participate in multi-disciplinary clinical and research teams working in the fields of clinical and cancer genomics at CHLA and KSOM. Salary and appointment rank will be commensurate with the applicant's experience and training. USC and CHLA are Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employers. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has been named the best children’s hospital in California and among the best in the nation for clinical excellence with its selection to the prestigious US News & World Report Honor Roll. Children’s Hospital is home to The Saban Research Institute, one of the largest and most productive pediatric research facilities in the United States. The hospital is also one of America’s premier teaching hospitals through its affiliation since 1932 with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.
Send correspondence by email and/or regular mail including curriculum vitae, a statement describing experience and interest, and three references to:
Alexander R. Judkins, M.D.
c/o Denise Adler Prosak, MBA
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Children's Hospital Los Angeles, MS #43
4650 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.