Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology (Assistant Director, Clinical Genomics Laboratory)

Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Job Location
Los Angeles, CA
Job Description

The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Division of Genomic Medicine, are seeking an outstanding candidate with expertise in the molecular genetics of childhood diseases as a full-time faculty member with clinical service, research (clinical and translational), and teaching responsibilities at the Assistant Professor level. As Assistant Director of the Clinical Genomics Laboratory, he/she will join a senior scientific team in the Center for Personalized Medicine.


The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, and be ABMGG board certified in Clinical Molecular Genetics or Molecular Genetic Pathology. Expertise in developing and interpreting molecular genetic tests relevant to the diagnosis of pediatric genetic diseases and cancer is required.  Experience with next-generation sequencing based panels and whole exome sequencing is desired. The successful candidate will participate in multi-disciplinary clinical teams working in the fields of clinical and molecular genetics and cytogenetics at CHLA and KSOM.  Salary and appointment rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and training. USC and CHLA are Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employers. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Send correspondence by email and/or regular mail including curriculum vitae, a statement describing experience and interest, and three references to:


Alexander R. Judkins, MD


c/o Denise Adler Prosak, MBA

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, MS #43

4650 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA  90027

Phone: 323-361-5917


About Our Organization

Children's Hospital Los Angeles has been named the best children's hospital in California and among the best in the nation for clinical excellence with its selection to the prestigious US News & World Report Honor Roll.  Children's Hospital is home to The Saban Research Institute, one of the largest and most productive pediatric research facilities in the United States. The hospital is also one of America's premier teaching hospitals through its affiliation since 1932 with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.