Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: Faculty Recruiting

Assistant Director of Clinical Chemistry at Boston Medical Center

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine (BUCASM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) is recruiting for a faculty member at the Assistant Professor level who will work in the division of Laboratory Medicine as an Assistant Director of the Clinical Chemistry laboratory, reporting to the Medical Director of Clinical Chemistry.

The successful candidate will be board eligible in Clinical Chemistry and have experience in clinical assay development and specifically oversight of Mass Spectrometry assays and the interpretation of clinical toxicology results. In addition, applicants will be responsible for assisting in oversight of the main chemistry laboratory at BMC. Applicants will assist in clinical test interpretation, sign-outs, consultation with physicians and other health care providers. Responsibilities will also include but not be limited to: quality management initiatives, protocol development, verifications and validations, and supporting the Director and administrative team to ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements of College of American Pathologists (CAP), The Joint Commission & CLIA.

The Assistant Director will share call coverage with the Medical Director. Teaching of fellows, residents and students and pursuit of clinical and/or translational research is expected. The candidate will also be expected to hold at least two CLIA licenses on behest of off-site laboratory services managed by BMC.

Minimum Qualification: MD or equivalent medical professional degree, certified in Clinical Pathology (or combined AP/CP) and board-eligible or specialty certified in Clinical Chemistry by the American Board of Pathology. Alternatively, PhD applicants must have completed a clinical chemistry fellowship and be eligible for certification in clinical chemistry by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC). The candidate must be eligible to practice in the State of Massachusetts.

BMC is the non-profit 514-bed teaching hospital for BUCASM. It is the largest safety-net hospital and Level I trauma center in New England. The main campus laboratory at 670 Albany Street, Boston, supports chemistry test needs for hospital inpatients and outpatients, as well as several offsite services, including local Community Health Centers. The clinical laboratory is a state-of-the-art 24/7/365 operation serving a global, diverse patient population. The Laboratory is accredited by the CAP. BMC and BU offer an attractive benefits package and a collegial work environment. A faculty appointment is available at BU.

BMC and BU are equal opportunity, affirmative action employers. Candidates underrepresented in medicine and science are strongly encouraged to apply. The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine firmly believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, residents, staff and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our clinical and scholarly work. As a department and institution, we embrace and champion anti-racism, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Send correspondence by email including curriculum vitae, a statement describing experience and interest to:

Christopher Andry, MPhil, PhD
Chair & Chief
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Boston Medical Center &
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Boston MA 02118