Associate Lab Director-Tissue Typing #200002JD

University Of Pittsburgh   Pittsburgh, PA   Full-time     Science
Posted on November 22, 2020

Associate Lab Director-Tissue Typing – University of Pittsburgh seeks an Associate Lab Director-Tissue Typing to assist the Laboratory Director in all aspects of patient management, both pre- and post-transplantation for all solid organ and bone marrow transplant recipient; review all test protocols and provide technical support, as well as participate in the review of quality assurance and quality control protocols and proficiency testing for antibody analysis and tissue typing; consult with and advise physicians and other clinicians on test results, interpretation and provide consultation prior and post any intervention; participate in preparation for all laboratory inspections and accreditation visits including from the American Society of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI), CAP, New York; participate in educational activities including teaching of Pathology Residents and Clinical Fellows rotating through the Tissue Typing Laboratory and engage in academic activities to promote clinical translational research; provide educational seminars and training of laboratory staff to assure their competency and efficiency; conduct research to develop methodologies, instrumentation, and procedures for medical application, analyzing data and presenting findings to scientific audience and the general public; required to rotate with Laboratory Director to provide 24/7 on call telemedicine consultation coverage for the various transplant services for UPMC and affiliated entities at 3477 Euler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 and 151 Robinson Street, Unit #36, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Applicant must have a Ph.D. in Clinical Immunology or related field, must have at least 2 years of experience as a Lab Director in a Tissue Typing laboratory that supports organ transplantation, and must be certified by American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI).