Assistant Professor - Molecular and Human Genetics

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7057865 (Ref.No. 188852KLR)
Posted: June 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Baylor Genetics and the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, is seeking a Laboratory Director in the molecular diagnostic area. The candidate should hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, and be board certified or eligible in Clinical Molecular Genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics. The successful candidate will help direct a large molecular diagnostic laboratory with more than 150 full-time laboratory staff including PhD level scientists.

Active areas of molecular testing and development include next- generation sequencing of targeted gene panels, whole exome and genome sequencing, and universal carrier testing, non-invasive prenatal diagnosis with continuing development of new tests and implementation of improved testing methodologies. Baylor Genetics (previously known as the Medical Genetics Laboratory of Baylor College of Medicine) is a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and Miraca Holdings. This environment provides an opportunity for interaction within one of the top-rated basic research and medical genetics programs which includes the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics and the Human Genome Research Center as well as a clinical laboratory environment committed to operational excellence. It also provides an opportunity to train the clinical and laboratory fellows of the Medical Genetics Training Program at Baylor College of Medicine.

Academic rank will be through the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor and competitive salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Dual board certification with Cytogenetics is desirable but not essential.

In addition to completing the formal application, applicants should forward their curriculum vitae, a cover letter detailing training and laboratory experience, and three letters of reference to: Loraine Whited Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories at,  E-mail:, Phone: 713-798-6555, Fax: 713-798-6584

Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories and Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer


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