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Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/13/2021 4:17 PM)
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 Lung (during last several years ranked number one in the US), Heart, Liver, 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 laboratory is staffed by ten technologists, a sample processing technologist, 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 required.    Procedure for Candidacy   To be considered, pleas complete the online application at LKSOM career page.   Application materials should include the following: a cover letter stating your qualifications, synopsis of accomplishments and professional goals, research/teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information. A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged.   Please address all applications to: Yuri Persidsky, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, C/O William Mawhinney, Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, Temple University School of Medicine, 3420 N. Broad Street, Medical Research Building, Suite 101, Philadelphia, PA 19140. Email; William.mawhinney@tuhs.temple.edu. Temple University is especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion    These are exciting times at Temple- Watch this short video to learn more: Temple Health - Leading Academic Medical Center   COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).   The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, 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.
Job ID
2021-1529
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 year ago(4/20/2020 5:21 PM)
The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University invites applicants and candidate nominations for an exciting opportunity to serve in the role of Chief of Clinical Laboratories, Temple University Hospital (TUH). We are particularly interested in dynamic individuals from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups.   The clinical laboratories of Temple University Hospital (TUH) perform two and half million laboratory tests per year and we have ten divisions led by a MD or PhD clinical scientist with appropriate expertise, many years of clinical experience and certification.  Clinical Pathology consists of following divisions: Hematology/Special Coagulation, Clinical Chemistry, Immunogenetics/Tissue Histotyping, Molecular Diagnostics, Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Virology and Transfusion Medicine (including an active apheresis program). Laboratories are equipped with state of the art modern analyzers including next generation sequencers, MALDI-TOF, new automated chemistry line, and high throughput molecular microbiology/virology platforms to name a few. There is a strategic plan for further enhancement of Clinical Pathology operations.   The Chief will be responsible for the clinical operation and administration of all areas of Clinical Pathology with a special focus on quality management and quality control, process improvement/efficiencies and the implementation of short and long-range strategic plans.   The successful candidate will possess the required credentials for academic rank at the minimum level of Associate Professor, will have a strong background in the oversight of clinical pathology services in a large laboratory and vast experience teaching and supervising medical students, residents and fellows. Candidates with at least five years of experience in directing clinical laboratories in a large university/academic hospital are strongly preferred as are candidates with background in hematopathology or transfusion medicine.   Candidates with additional interest in publishing and/or participating in clinical or translational research are encouraged to apply. Excellent opportunities/resources exist for translational research with outstanding clinical programs at Temple.   Diversity Statement Located in the heart of an economically distressed and diverse urban area, the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is acutely aware of the impact of the national systemic problems related to the lack of health equity and access to affordable, culturally responsive healthcare. In response, we will address issues to promote health equity through education, care delivery, workforce development, and research. We recognize that an environment enriched with persons from varied backgrounds working to address health disparity enhances scholarly work and the development of a culturally aware and responsive healthcare workforce. The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University values and embraces a diverse community reflected by individuals’ race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, gender identity and expression, socioeconomic status, language, national origin, religious affiliation, spiritual practice, mental and physical ability/disability, and age. In response to the needs of our local community and patient population, we will concentrate our recruitment and retention efforts on students, residents, and faculty who identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/ Latino, and/or educationally and economically disadvantaged, while also being intentional in our efforts to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for women and LGBT students, residents, faculty, and staff. We are committed to achieving a climate of inclusion that respects and affirms diverse backgrounds and life experiences. We recognize that excellence in all aspects of education, training, research, and care delivery can only be achieved when all students, faculty, staff, community members and patients experience authentic connection and engagement; feel supported; and are encouraged to participate and contribute to creating health equity.  For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Take a scrolling tour of TempleHere   Interested candidates should apply online by clicking on the link above.   Application materials should include the following:  a current curriculum vita and cover letter. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.   Please address your application to Yuri Persidsky, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, C/O Julie Brissett, Assistant Director, Physician Faculty Recruitment and Retention, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: julie.brissett@tuhs.temple.edu   COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).   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.  
Job ID
2020-1385