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Faculty Position - Cytogenetics and Molecular Diagnostics (Tenure Track)

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID344919

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilyAcademic

Full/Part TimeFull-Time


Job Code9402

Employee ClassInstr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp

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The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota Medical School seeks a full time faculty member to join a team of faculty in the Cytogenetics and Molecular Diagnostics clinical laboratories. Academic rank, compensation and appointment type, including leadership opportunities, will be based on qualifications and experience. Candidates at any stage in their career are encouraged to apply. Candidates will share clinical service with other members of the team and have dedicated time off clinical service to devote to academic activities, including research and education. The Cytogenetics Laboratory offers a full menu of prenatal and postnatal constitutional testing and cancer analyses as well as specialized testing for bone marrow failure disorders. Similarly, the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory offers a wide range of germline and cancer testing. Techniques include karyotyping, FISH, chromosomal microarray, optical gene mapping, single-gene tests by PCR-based methods (qualitative, quantitative, and methylation-specific), targeted NGS panels and whole-genome sequencing. The successful candidate will have completed an ABMG LGG Fellowship (or have completed cytogenetics and molecular genetics separately) and be interested in an academic career to include research and education. Minimum requirements for MD (or equivalent) candidates include eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Minnesota. Mentoring junior faculty to develop their academic and professional careers is a high priority for our department. With a large group of faculty dedicated to research, there are numerous opportunities for research collaboration and internal funding. The new faculty member will join a highly collegial team that hosts a variety of research seminars and clinical conferences that further support continuing education and faculty interactions. Additionally, many senior faculty hold leadership positions in national organizations setting policy and guidelines for Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics. More information about our department can be found at


Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

    How To Apply

    Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter, CV, a one page career goal statement, and the name and contact information for three references.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.This position will remain open until filled.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


    The University of Minnesota Medical School is dedicated to providing excellence across our mission - high-quality education for students of all backgrounds; innovative and cutting-edge research and exceptional clinical outcomes that promote health equity. Through a variety of services and programs, we aim to engage everyone in our collective work toward inclusive excellence, promote equity in access to learning, scientific inquiry, care delivery, and celebrate our diversity through cultural experiences and opportunities on and off campus. Discover your place at the University of Minnesota Medical School!The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

    Employment Requirements

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to either attest that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or agree to comply with the University's testing requirement. To learn more please visit: the coming weeks the University will move from attestation to requiring all faculty and staff systemwide to submit proof of vaccination.

    About the U of M

    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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