Assistant Director of Clinical Genomics & Advanced Technology Lab/Director of Cytogenetics

Medical Director

Dartmouth-Hitchcock, one of the nation’s leading innovators in clinical care and national healthcare policy, is seeking a qualified Ph.D., Assistant Director, to be responsible for the operations of the laboratory for Clinical Genomics and Advanced Technology (CAGT) with emphasis on clinical genomic (cytogenetics and molecular genetic) testing.

Opportunity Highlights Include: 

  • Assists in the review/approval of all medical, technical and administrative operations of the clinical cytogenetics laboratory and the molecular pathology services.
  • Responsible for all policies, processes and procedures—including those that pertains to the technical competency of laboratory personnel and test performance.
  • Provides consultative and support services that relate to the care and safety of patients receiving clinical genomic services.
  • Assists in ensuring that all procedures comply with applicable Codes of Federal Regulations (CFR), current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Memorandums and Guidances, The Joint Commission (TJC), College of American Pathology (CAP) and good medical practice.
  • Active participation in the educational mission of the Department at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
  • Practice based in the newly renovated Departmental space at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH close to the campus of Dartmouth College.
  • Faculty rank at the Geisel School of Medicine commensurate with experience and academic track record will be considered.


  • PhD in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science from an accredited institution and certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics.
  • Education, training and experience required by CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) to direct a high complexity laboratory in their specialty.
  • Experience with Codes of Federal Regulations (CFR), Food and Drug Administration Memorandums and Guidances, The Joint Commission (TJC) requirements, College of American Pathology (CAP) accreditation requirements and good medical practice.

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities - both career and personal - truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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