VCU Department of Pathology Seeking Molecular Genetic Pathologist


Richmond, VA



Virginia Commonwealth University Health

Department of Pathology

Molecular Genetic Pathologist

The Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine/VCU Health System is seeking a full-time Molecular Genetics Pathology faculty member to serve as Assistant/Associate Director of the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory. Academic rank for this position will be at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level, commensurate with experience.


  • Knowledge regarding regulatory issues as they apply to the field of molecular genetic diagnostics
  • Supervising medical technologists in performace of molecular genetics clinical diagnostics tests, in trouble shooting these procedures, and in assuring quality control and quality assurance aspects of testing
  • Experience in clinical molecular genetic testing by the polymerase chain reaction, direct DNA sequencing and Next Generation Sequencing for inherited disorders and neoplastic disease
  • Working knowledge of Next Generation clinical testing including variant annotation and clinical interpretation
  • Experience in teaching and personnel in and the performance use of these techniques 
  • Supervising the Molecular Diagnostics educational program


  • M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or Ph.D and board certification 
  • BC or BE in Molecular Genetics Pathology through the American Board of Pathology and Medical Genetics or Clinical Molecular Genetics through the American Board of Medical Genetics
  • Demonstrated interest and ability in research and scholarly activity
  • Demonstrated experience, at fellowship or faculty level, working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or a commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU

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