Bioinformatics, Medical Director

University of Utah
Job Location
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Job Description

The University of Utah Department of Pathology is recruiting a full-time Medical Director of Bioinformatics to be primarily based at ARUP Laboratories at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor in either the clinical or tenure tracks, depending on the qualifications of the candidate. Appropriate individuals should have M.D. or M.D., Ph.D degrees and be board certified in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology with significant demonstrated expertise in the implementation and utilization of bioinformatics techniques for the evaluation of next generation sequencing data.

ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory owned and operated by the University of Utah Department of Pathology offering genomic analysis and numerous Oncology and Genetics testing panels using next generation (massively parallel) sequencing. The appropriate candidate will manage and oversee the design, development and implementation of bioinformatics pipelines for the processing and interpretation of next generation sequencing data and participate in clinical service according to qualifications and interest. ARUP Laboratories has established a large and growing group of bioinformaticians and software programmers dedicated to these tasks. Candidates are also expected to participate in the educational, academic and research missions of the University. Ample opportunities are available for collaboration with world-class research groups at the University of Utah School of Medicine, the Huntsman Cancer Institute and in the Department of Human Genetics. Salt Lake City, Utah is diverse and vibrant and offers numerous opportunities for an active lifestyle in a spectacular natural environment.

Applicants should submit electronically to,,  a curriculum vitae, a brief cover letter, and the names and addresses of three references.

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The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect. The University of Utah HSC values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.


The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


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