Career Opportunities in Genetics

The Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics offers a highly collegial and interdisciplinary environment that spans clinical medicine and basic research.

As the nation’s largest medical school, IU School of Medicine is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IU School of Medicine strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.

Indiana University is an EEO/AA employer, M/F/D/V. The university and IU School of Medicine encourage applications from women and other underrepresented groups. In addition, it is the university’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities.

Open Positions

Full-Time Clinical Track Position: Assistant, Associate, Full Professor Rank

The Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics of the Indiana University School of Medicine is recruiting a full-time Clinical Track position at the Assistant, Associate, Full Professor rank. This position will be responsible for two primary roles in the department. The first is to lead departmental efforts in the area of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). This position will interface with the ~400 department faculty, staff and students and will focus on the tripartite mission (research, teaching, service) of the department. The second area of responsibility will be to serve as the Graduate Advisor for the ~30 doctoral and masters (non-counseling) graduate students as well as ~15 postdoctoral fellows.

We are soliciting applications from outstanding candidates with demonstrated experience implementing programs in the academic setting related to DEI. The ideal candidate will also have experience working with graduate students as a mentor or course instructor. Experience with grant applications or previous grant funding would be preferred, but not required.

Applicants should apply at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/13192.

 

Board-Certified/Board Eligible MD, or MD/PhD, or PhD to lead the Molecular Clinical Laboratory in the Division of Diagnostic Genomics

The Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics of Indiana University School of Medicine is recruiting a Board-certified/Board Eligible MD, or MD/PhD, or PhD to lead the Molecular Clinical Laboratory in the Division of Diagnostic Genomics.

We are soliciting applications from outstanding candidates with demonstrated experience in molecular genetics laboratory diagnostics. The ideal candidate will be expected to lead the clinical testing program for both inherited and somatic disorders. The laboratory is CLIA-certified and CAP-accredited and performs a diverse menu of tests from cystic fibrosis to molecular oncology. The laboratory resides in the Division of Diagnostic Genomics and works in close concert with our other clinical laboratories including cytogenetics, pharmacogenomics, biochemical genetics, and the newly established Genomics Laboratory performing high-throughput sequencing. While the majority of the candidate’s efforts will be in clinical molecular operations, opportunities to participate in activities that support the other diagnostic laboratories in our division are available.

The individual will be expected to direct the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory and develop laboratory diagnostic services for university and state-wide patient care. This will include participation in clinical and translational research projects utilizing a variety of molecular genetic methods. In addition, the individual will participate in our ACGME-accredited Laboratory Genetics and Genomics fellowship training program and participate in training residents and graduate students as part of the departmental teaching mission. The academic appointment, salary and benefit package is commensurate with qualifications. Certification by the ABMGG in Molecular Genetics or Laboratory Genetics and Genomics, or by the ABP and fellowship in Molecular Genetic Pathology, is required.

Applicants should apply at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/12599.