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Nov 20 2020

Faculty Assistant Professor – Bioinformaticist, Division of Genomic Diagnostics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Assistant Professor – Bioinformaticist – Division of Genomic Diagnostics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Perelman School of Medicine – Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Nov 16, 2020
Deadline: Nov 16, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Expertise is required in the specific area of Clinical Bioinformatics in association with genomic diagnostics. Applicants must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D degree.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching of fellows, residents, medical, and graduate students.

Clinical responsibilities may include the development and implementation of tools for constitutional and somatic sequence and copy number variation analysis.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include various aspects of clinical bioinformatics for genomic diagnostics including interpretation, lab workflow automation, clinical integration, and computational infrastructure. The establishment of collaborative work with clinical laboratory directors is highly desirable. Experience with Next Generation Sequencing and related bioinformatics tools and packages is required.

Faculty in the CE track are expected to develop a national reputation in an area of academic focus, with this work being either investigator-initiated or collaborative and associated with appropriate publications and some degree of funding. The Perelman School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are known for emphasis on translational research and the candidate will be expected to demonstrate a strong record/potential in clinical, translational or collaborative research.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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