Instructor - Human Genome Sequencing Center - Faculty-General/B

Baylor College of Medicine

Texas, US

ID: 7060214 (Ref.No. 1439-en_US)
Posted: September 9, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Division: Human Genome Sequencing Center (80001024) 

Department: Human Genome Sequencing Center - Faculty-General/Basic (90003636) 

Employment Duration: Full-time 

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

The HGSC was founded in 1996 under the leadership of Dr. Richard Gibbs and is a world leader in genomics. The fundamental interests of the HGSC are in advancing biology and genetics by improved genome technologies. As one of the three large-scale sequencing centers funded by the National Institutes of Health, the HGSC provides a unique opportunity to work on the cutting-edge of genomic science in a state of the art institution. Today, the HGSC employs 200 staff, and it occupies more than 36,000 square feet on the 14th, 15th, and 16th floors of the Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Building. The HGSC is located on the southwest edge of downtown Houston, the fourth largest city in the U.S., in the Texas Medical Center, the world's largest medical complex.


We are currently looking for an Instructor who will be responsible for the following:

Responsible for assisting the Laboratory or Division Director in reviewing patient data and ensuring that the laboratory is utilizing a quality approach to clinical testing that provides accurate and reliable patient test results prior to reporting results to the client. 

Job Responsibilities:

•         Reviews clinical test results and provides clinical interpretation regarding the significance of a finding with the Division Director's/Lab Director's collaboration and guidance.

•         Work collaboratively with other Directors and Laboratory Supervisors to maintain a safe laboratory environment in compliance with good practice and applicable regulations.

•         Functions as a technical writer in assisting the clinical laboratory in compiling and writing validation projects and other scientific documents/reports.

•         Other duties as assigned

Environment/Safety/Work Environment:

•         General office environment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•         Maintains a clean, neat, and orderly work area.

•         Adheres to Department Specific Safety Guidelines.

Job Qualifications:

•         Hold an earned doctoral degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science from an accredited institution with at least one year laboratory training or

•         A licensed physician (M.D) with at least one year laboratory training or at least 2 years directing/supervising high complexity testing; or

•         Have earned a master's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science from an accredited institution and have at least 2 years of laboratory training or experience, or both, in high complexity testing within the specialty.

•         Must maintain continuing education units.

•         Must meet the requirements for Testing Personnel under CLIA regulations (42 CFR, part 493).





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.




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