At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we're not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we're driving excellence and improving outcomes. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
In compliance with applicable New York and New Jersey State regulatory authorities, COVID-19 vaccination (2 doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine) is mandatory for all MSK employees, contingent workers, and volunteers. Exceptions are permitted for those employees who request and receive an approved medical or fully remote exemption.
*Staff working at a MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK.
Note: Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster five months after receiving the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two months after the J&J vaccine.
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases is recruiting for a Clinical Chemist. We are a worldwide leader in cancer treatment and diagnosis and are consistently voted as one of the best specialty hospitals in the nation. Our state-of-the-art clinical laboratories feature sophisticated technology and automated equipment to answer clinical questions rapidly and efficiently.
The Clinical Chemistry Service currently consists of 5 faculty members, 1 manager and 1 assistant manager, and 45 technologists, and supports the MSK system of Memorial Hospital and regional Labs. The Service supports a harmonized and standardized laboratory system consisting of 8 laboratory sites of varying size and complexity within Manhattan, and 6 regional sites located in New Jersey, Westchester, Long Island.
The Department and Clinical Chemistry Service is committed to applied and translational research through active collaborations with internal and external scientists, clinicians, and industry experts to develop innovative laboratory methods and leverage advances in technology to improve patient care. Our faculty play a vital role in clinical research and clinical trials. MSK provides diverse educational opportunities to develop further the skills and ambition of our scientists, laboratory directors, laboratory managers, medical technologist, and technicians.
Requirements for the position include a PhD, MD, DO or MD/DO/PhD. PhD candidates should be certified by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry prior to appointment. Physician applicants are required to have a valid unrestricted US medical license along with certification in Clinical Pathology from the American Board of Pathology OR certification by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry. All candidates are expected to have obtained or can obtain certificates of qualification in relevant and necessary categories from the New York State Department of Health.
Clinical: The position includes a clinical commitment to the Clinical Chemistry service at MSK. The individual will be responsible for directing, instructing, and supervising fellows, managers, supervisors, and technologists providing diagnostic service. Faculty are also expected to provide clinical consultation to health care providers, and to maintain regulatory compliance with all relevant regulatory, federal, state, and local mandates. Other duties include the development and validation of assays, contributing to laboratory quality efforts as well as sign out duties.
Research: Development of a research program based on biomarker assay development relevant to cancer care in collaboration with clinical staff is expected
Teaching: The candidate will participate in the training of Clinical Chemistry and Lab Medicine fellows through lectures, clinical supervision and mentorship as well teaching of laboratory technologists and supervisors.
Service: MSK has a system of shared governance. Active participation in committees, professional organizations, continuing education, and other appropriate outlets is required.
Appointment will be to the rank of Assistant Member (equivalent to Assistant Professor) or above commensurate with experience. The position will report to the Service Chief, Clinical Chemistry. Applicants should send CV and Letter of Interest describing personal area(s) of interest and career goals to:
Lakshmi V, Ramanathan, PhD
Service Chief, Clinical Chemistry,
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
327 East 64th Street,
New York, NY 10065 firstname.lastname@example.org
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At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.