Laboratory Technologist Chief - Genomics

University of Kentucky
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Lexington, KY 40506
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Laboratory Technologist Chief - GenomicsUK HealthCare Laboratory ServicesUniversity of Kentucky

UK Healthcare is seeking an individual with knowledge of molecular biology, genetic testing for heritable disorders and cancer and knowledge of high-throughput sequencing and data analysis to manage the Molecular and newly created Genomics Core laboratories.

This individual will plan, oversee, and help develop new clinical genomics assays. Must have the ability to analyze genome and related sequencing data. They will oversee specimen processing, data analysis and curation, data storage, report generation, EMR integration, regulatory compliance, and quality management.

This individual will work with an engaged, friendly and collaborative team composed of technologists, bioinformaticians, genetic counselors, and laboratory medical directors. Will report to the Director of Cell and Molecular Laboratory Operations and will supervise the work of personnel engaged in the molecular diagnostics area.

Minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years of related experience or a combination of equivalent relevant experience and education. Knowledge of genetics, molecular biology, chemistry and related laboratory sciences, genetic testing for heritable disorders and cancer, knowledge of high-throughput sequencing and data analysis is preferred. Oncogenomics experience required.

Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and the brainiest cities in the nation, Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance that the University strives to provide to its employees. Visit the University of Kentucky Website and see for yourself what makes UK one great place to work!

To apply, please submit an online application to requisition number RE07554 at: Contact HR Employment for questions at: (859) 257-9555, option 2. Application deadline is July 20th, 2016.


The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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