Molecular Pathologist or Medical/Laboratory Geneticist, Open Rank

School of Medicine
21001887 Requisition #

Molecular Pathologist or Medical Geneticist

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio is seeking a full-time faculty member for the Molecular Pathology Lab, Open Rank.

The successful candidate must have an MD, DO, and/or PhD and be qualified by training/certification to interpret analyses relevant to the diagnosis and management of human molecular genetic diseases. Additional preferred qualifications are training/certification to supervise and direct the operations of a clinical molecular diagnostic laboratory. The growing laboratory performs molecular testing for both solid tumors and hematopoietic neoplasms, germline testing, as well as molecular microbiological testing.

The applicant must either be Board-certified in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology and Board-certified or Board-eligible in Molecular Genetic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology (ABP), or be trained in Laboratory Genetics and Genomics and certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) at the time of appointment. An applicant with additional expertise or board certification in hematopathology, other anatomic pathology subspecialties, or bioinformatics is preferred. In-depth experience in next generation sequencing is desirable. The successful ABP certified candidate must possess or be qualified to obtain a current Texas medical license.

Desirable qualities include strong organizational and communication skills, experience practicing in an academic medical center, and recognized scholarly achievements including an established publication record and teaching students and resident/fellows. The academic appointment will be at a level commensurate with the individual's credentials, experience, and accomplishments.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief description of their academic and leadership accomplishments and career goals, and the names of three references, sent to: 

UT Health San Antonio
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 7703
Floyd Curl Drive – MC 7750
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900

UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. All faculty appointments are designated as security-sensitive positions.

Benefits Overview

UT Health San Antonio offers an excellent benefits package for its employees. Employees who work at least 20 hours a week, with an appointment of at least 4.5 months, are eligible for benefits.

Medical- UT SELECT Medical insurance is offered free for employees and administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. Family members can be added to the plan through payroll deduction. Employees and their dependents can also receive discounted copays and coinsurance when using UT Health Physicians, a network of 800 premier physicians including more than 100 specialists.

Dental - Three dental insurance plan options are available for employees and their families through Delta Dental Insurance Company, two PPOs and one dental HMO plan. Both PPO plans allow employees to choose any licensed dentist.

Vision- Fully insured Vision Care benefits are offered by Superior Vision Services. Two vision plan options that offer either standard or enhanced vision benefits. Life Employees receive $40,000 of group term life insurance and $40,000 of basic accidental death and dismemberment insurance for free, with options to purchase additional employee and dependent coverage for both at group rates.

Retirement- Employees are eligible for either the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) or the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP). TRS is a defined benefit retirement plan which UT Health matches employee contributions. ORP is for eligible faculty staff employees. Voluntary retirement programs are also available to invest before- or after-tax dollars with the choice of five quality retirement plan providers.

Time Off- A generous leave program offers multiple paid leave options:

Front-loaded Paid Time Off: 128 to 208 hours (16 to 26 days) of Paid Time Off based on years of service, given at the start of each fiscal year. PTO may be prorated in year one based on date of hire.

Extended Illness Bank: 8 hours (1 day) accrued per month which can be used for illness or injury after one day of Paid Time Off is taken.

Paid Family Leave: Up to 240 hours (6 weeks) to care for a spouse, child, or parent after 6 months of consecutive employment.

Holidays: 12 set paid holidays each year plus three floating holidays, which can be used anytime during the fiscal year.

FSAs- Employees can enroll in flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to set aside money from earnings before taxes for qualifying dependent day care expenses or out-of-pocket health care expenses.

Discounts- Employees enjoy a range of discounts on services, tickets, and gym membership.

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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