Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. The institution is a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians and other health care workers.
The Department of Pathology is seeking an Assistant or Associate Attending, with primary responsibilities on the Molecular Diagnostics Service with a special focus on germline genetic analysis. The Molecular Diagnostics Service analyzes over 12,000 patient samples per year for cancer-related somatic and germline molecular or cytogenetic alterations, using advanced diagnostics techniques including next-generation sequencing. Candidates are expected to actively participate in molecular diagnostic work and to assist in new assay development. Opportunities exist to engage in collaborative or independent basic or applied research.
The ideal candidate should have:
- A PhD and/or MD degrees
- Have completed a qualified clinical training program
- Have board certification (or eligibility) in Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics or Laboratory Genetics and Genomics (LGG) (American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics) or Molecular Genetic Pathology (American Board of Pathology)
- Hold or be eligible for a New York State Department of Health Certificate of Qualification in Genetic Testing.