Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

  • Associate Director of HLA/Immunogenetics Laboratory

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/16/2019 3:30 PM)
    ID
    2019-1278
    Specialty Area
    Pathology
  • Summary of Position

     

    Associate Director of HLA/Immunogenetics Laboratory

    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

     Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    www.temple.edu/medicine

     

    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Associate Director of HLA/Immunogenetics Laboratory.

     

    The HLA/Immunogenetics laboratory supports the Heart, Liver, Lung, Kidney, and Pancreas transplant programs at the Temple University Hospital (TUH) and the Bone Marrow transplant program, at Jeanes Hospital., The HLA/Immunogenetics laboratory also provides HLA disease and hypersensitivity associations, platelet transfusion support at TUH, Jeanes and Fox Chase Cancer Center.

     

    The HLA/Immunogenetics laboratory is staffed by eight technologists, a manager, Director and an Associate Director who provide HLA testing, including 24/7 stat on-call coverage.  They perform high- and low-resolution HLA molecular typing, HLA antibody identification, and virtual and cell-prospective and retrospective Flow T and B cell crossmatches.  They also monitor the HLA antibody status of patient’s, pre- and post-transplant, and provide an estimate of the risk of antibody-mediated rejection for organ offers to sensitized and transplanted patients.

     

    Successful applicants must possess an M.D. or Ph.D., and either be BC/BE by the American Board of Pathology or a diplomate of an accredited clinical laboratory sub-specialty board (such as American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics, ABHI). PA licensure is also required for qualified M.D. Certification as a laboratory director by the American Society of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) with work experience is preferred.

     

    Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita online. 

     

    Please address all applications to: Yuri Persidsky, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, C/O  Julie Brissett, Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, Temple University School of Medicine, 3420 N. Broad Street, Medical Research Building, Suite 101, Philadelphia, PA 19140. Email; Julie.brissett@tuhs.temple.edu.

     

    The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teach and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.  Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

     

     

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