Assistant Director/ Assistant Professor Molecular Genetics Laboratory

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Job Location
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45229

We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, as well as assistance in moving to one of America’s most livable cities. Cincinnati is a friendly, pleasant, affordable city with a great quality of life, including many musical and theatrical programs, professional sports and nearby recreational opportunities.

Job Description

Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Division of Human Genetics

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is recruiting an Assistant Director for the Molecular Genetics Laboratory within our Human Genetics Division. In conjunction with the Director of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory, the Assistant Director assumes responsibility for the scientific and clinical activities of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory. The primary responsibilities include review/sign-out of clinical cases, development of new molecular tests/platforms including Next Generation sequencing and oversight of diagnostic testing programs. A faculty appointment within the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine is associated with this position. Ideal candidates will have M.D. or PhD; ABMG board certified or active candidate in Clinical Molecular Genetics.


The Molecular Genetics Laboratory (MGL) in the Division of Human Genetics (DHG) is a well-equipped, expanding CLIA and CAP certified clinical laboratory. MGL performs testing for inherited disease including well-established collaborative diagnostic programs for more than 200 different disorders and conditions. DHG has an ABMG accredited training program for Medical Genetics, Clinical Cytogenetics and Clinical Molecular Genetics. Jointly with The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, we also have a master training program for genetic counselors.


Ideal candidates will have M.D. or PhD; ABMG board certified or active candidate in Clinical Molecular Genetics.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter to:

Nancy Leyritz, Physician and Faculty Recruitment

[email protected]


CCHMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion,sex, national origin, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, or otherprotectedstatus in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

About Our Organization

Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center is nationally recognized as a leader in pediatric healthcare, with a reputation for excellence in patient care, research and medical education. U.S. News & World Report ranked Cincinnati Children’s as one of the nation’s top three pediatric hospitals in their 2014-15 edition of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals issue. The Research Foundation ranks second nationally in NIH funding to full-service children’s hospitals.

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