Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Academic Cytogenetics Faculty
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (USA).
The Department of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, invites
applications for a non-tenured full-time faculty position in the Laboratory of Cytogenetics at the level of
Assistant, Associate, or full Professor starting Summer 2018. Applicants must hold MD, PhD, or MD/PhD
degrees with advanced training in human genetics or related fields. Candidates must be certified by the
American Board of Medical Genetics. Candidates with MD degree must be eligible for an unrestricted
medical license in the State of Illinois. Additional training in Pathology is a plus. Rank and remuneration
will be determined by qualification and experience.
The successful candidate will display excellence in diagnosis and teaching in cancer cytogenetics as well
as constitutional and prenatal cytogenetics. The faculty member will be expected to have hands-on
bench training in cytogenetics, FISH, and microarray platforms. Duties include signout of clinical cases
and supervision of personnel in the Cytogenetics Lab, including case review and interpretation, trouble-shooting, new test development, and oversight of QA/QC and compliance with regulatory policies. The
successful candidate will have good communications skills, since the lab interacts closely with our
clinical colleagues as well as Pathologists in other divisions of the Department. The Division actively
participates in medical student teaching, the pathology residency program, and the Advanced Specialty
Training in Pathology fellowship program.
The environment for hypothesis driven basic research, and for translational and collaborative research
at Northwestern University and the Northwestern Memorial Hospital is outstanding. Interested
applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three to five references via
e-mail to Dr. Daniel Brat, Chair of the Department of Pathology, via Ms. Jennifer Godinez at
firstname.lastname@example.org, by December 31, 2017.
Northwestern University and Northwestern Memorial Hospital are both Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employers of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women
and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Gregory Retzinger, MD, PhD
Professor and Medical Director, Clinical Pathology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Ward Building 3-140
303 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-3008
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