Associate Director of Microbiology Laboratories / Clinical Pathologist

Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Position description
The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology is seeking a medical doctor (M.D. or equivalent) to serve as the Associate Director of the Microbiology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic Florida, and provide general coverage for the Clinical Pathology service. The Laboratory serves a growing practice, including strong Transplant, Oncology, and other specialty programs.

Qualified candidates will be able to support all sub disciplines of Microbiology. Experience or expertise in total laboratory automation, molecular diagnostics (including next generation sequencing, laboratory-developed testing, BSL-3 laboratory operations, and process improvement is preferred but not required. At least three years of experience in clinical laboratory leadership is preferred, although well-qualified candidates completing fellowships in clinical microbiology will also be considered.

Candidates will also be expected to assume responsibilities and duties for clinical pathology in the areas of: Clinical Microbiology, Serology, Molecular virology, Clinical Chemistry, Hematology and Coagulation

The Associate Director will help to oversee the Microbiology Laboratory, new clinical test development and implementation, participate in the laboratory’s quality improvement and accreditation processes, and contribute to the mission of Mayo Clinic through participation in patient care, clinical/translational research, and educational efforts such as involvement in fellowship and residency programs. This position includes an academic appointment with College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic.
License or certification
Ideal candidates will have the following attributes:
  • A doctoral level medical degree (M.D. or MD/PhD or equivalent)
  • A track record of publication and participation in the field of clinical microbiology
  • Certification or board eligible by the American Board of Medical Microbiology
  • Meet all the qualification requirements for a Technical Supervisor according to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act
  • Licensure or eligibility for licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Director in the State of Florida
  • Board certification in Clinical Pathology (CP) or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP)
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Site description
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
Physicians & Scientists
Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Job posting number
David Binder
Equal opportunity employer
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