University of Southern California
Los Angeles County, California, US
Jun 11, 2021
Jun 14, 2021
Biology, Genetics
Employment Type
Salary Type
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"The University of Southern California is committed to excellence in teaching through strategies that foster the knowledge, skills, relationships, and values necessary for students to make real contributions in a rapidly changing world. USC is an equitable and diverse research university, and we recognize the many ways inclusivity strengthens our campus community. Our superb faculty have the exceptional responsibilities of creating new knowledge and instructing and guiding our passionate, hardworking student body" -Elizabeth Graddy, Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs


The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) and Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine are actively seeking a full-time faculty member to join our Clinical Microbiology & Virology Laboratory led by Dr. Jennifer Dien Bard, an international leader in development of innovative testing for pediatric infectious disease. Our team works in close collaboration with the CHLA Division of Infectious Disease to support interdisciplinary care for pediatric patients, as well as many outside institutions and organizations as a referral center. Research, clinical service, and teaching responsibilities are intertwined in an engaging and collegial environment. The successful candidate will have or demonstrate an aptitude for excellence in applied laboratory science, translational research and education.

This position is at the Assistant/Associate Professor level; and salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience and scholarly accomplishments. Applicants must have completed training in pathology, infectious diseases, or medical microbiology with experience in molecular and clinical microbiology, including subspecialties: bacteriology, virology, mycology, mycobacteriology, and parasitology. A doctoral degree including MD, MD/PhD or PhD or equivalent is required. Qualifications include Board certification/eligibility in Clinical Microbiology (ABMM or equivalent) or American Board of Pathology certification in Clinical Pathology, as well as a California medical license upon hire (for MD candidates) or eligibility for a California Laboratory Director License in Microbiology (for PhD candidates).

CHLA's Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine's Clinical Laboratories provide a full range of diagnostic testing and consultation services, including: clinical chemistry; biochemical genetics and special chemistry; point-of-care testing; hematology/coagulation; clinical microbiology and virology; HLA, diagnostic immunology, flow cytometry and a full-service transfusion medicine program, including donor center, blood bank and therapeutic apheresis service. The Department offers a two-year Medical Microbiology and Public Health Fellowship, providing for rich teaching and research opportunities with fellows, as well as interdisciplinary trainees from Infectious Disease and other post-graduate medical education programs at CHLA and KSOM. Excellent opportunities for collaborative research exist within the Department with colleagues and resources in the Divisions of Anatomic Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, and Genomic Medicine/Center for Personalized Medicine, as well as interdisciplinary research collaborations with colleagues throughout CHLA, The Saban Research Institute (TSRI) and KSOM.

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. CHLA and USC are equal opportunity, affirmative action employers. The division greatly values diversity and is committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply. For more information, visit . Follow us on Twitter , Facebook , YouTube and LinkedIn , or visit our blog:

Apply here and upload curriculum vitae, a statement describing experience and interest, and three references. For further inquiries, please contact:

Alexander R. Judkins, M.D.


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


The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

REQ20098143 Posted Date: 03/04/2021 Apply
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