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Boston University Assistant Director of Clinical Chemistry, Boston Medical Center and Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine (BUCASM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) is seeking to hire a faculty member at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will work within the division of Laboratory Medicine as an Assistant Director of the Clinical Chemistry laboratory, reporting to the Medical Director of Clinical Chemistry.

Applicants will assist in clinical test interpretation, sign-outs, and consultation with physicians and other health care providers. Applicants will be expected to provide clinical, technical, and regulatory experience in general chemistry, clinical toxicology, immunology, blood gases, and mass spectrometry at BMC. Responsibilities will also include, but not be limited to, quality management initiatives, protocol development, verifications, and supporting the Director and administrative team to ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements of College of American Pathologists (CAP), The Joint Commission & CLIA.

The Assistant Director will share call coverage with the Medical Director. Teaching of fellows, residents and students and pursuit of clinical and/or translational research is expected. Candidates will have opportunities and support for research. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to hold two CLIA licenses for off-site laboratory services managed by BMC.

Required SkillsRequired Experience

Minimum Qualification: MD or equivalent medical professional degree, certified in Clinical Pathology (or combined AP/CP) and board-eligible or specialty certified in Clinical Chemistry by the American Board of Pathology. Alternatively, PhD applicants must have completed a clinical chemistry fellowship and be eligible for certification in clinical chemistry by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC). The candidate must be eligible to practice in the State of Massachusetts.

BMC is the non-profit 514-bed teaching hospital for BUCASM, the largest safety-net hospital and Level I trauma center in New England. The main campus laboratory at 670 Albany Street, Boston, supports chemistry test needs for hospital inpatients and outpatients, as well as several offsite services, including local Community Health Centers. The clinical laboratory is a state-of-the-art 24/7/365 operation serving a global, diverse patient population, accredited by CAP. BMC and BU offer an attractive benefits package and a collegial work environment, with a faculty appointment available at BU.

BMC and BU are equal opportunity, affirmative action employers. Candidates underrepresented in medicine and science are strongly encouraged to apply. The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine firmly believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, residents, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our clinical and scholarly work. As a department and institution, we embrace and champion anti-racism, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

How to Apply:

Send correspondence by email including curriculum vitae, a statement describing experience and interest to:

Christopher Andry, MPhil, PhD

Chair & Chief

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Boston Medical Center &

Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Boston MA 02118



We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.