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The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Clinical Chemistry Fellowship position to begin July 2023. The prerequisites for this position are a PhD or MD. PhD applicants must have earned their doctoral degree in chemistry, biology, molecular biology, pharmacology, toxicology, cell biology or other basic science degree from an accredited university. All applicants must meet the minimum 30 credit hours (or the equivalent) in undergraduate or graduate level chemistry or biochemistry courses. Applicants must submit the following materials:

  1. Current curriculum vitae
  2. Letter of interest detailing their interest in clinical chemistry as a career
  3. Three letters of reference from professors/mentors.
  4. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate a completion of 30 credit hours in chemistry as required to be board-eligible for the American Board of Clinical Chemistry examination.

Program Description:

The clinical chemistry fellowship program at DHMC and the Geisel School of Medicine is designed to provide the fellow with a diverse exposure to clinical chemistry. The fellowship program includes exposure to a fully automated clinical chemistry laboratory that includes automated immunology and infectious disease serology in addition to general clinical chemistry as well as an on-site specialized immunology laboratory and Mass Spectrometry facility.  The clinical chemistry service also has oversight of three stand-alone laboratories that provide general clinical chemistry, coagulation, hematology and urinalysis testing for two large physician practices in southern New Hampshire.

The training program will also expose the fellow to dynamic molecular pathology and translational research laboratories that will enhance training by providing access to cutting edge molecular testing and research opportunities. The program at DHMC is also activity engaged in reference laboratory test utilization including the participation of a Medical Geneticist and Genetic Counsellor that will contribute to the fellow’s training.

Completion of the two year fellowship training program will provide the fellow with in depth experiences in clinical laboratory medicine and will prepare the fellow with the necessary prerequisites to qualify for board eligibility from the American Board of Clinical Chemistry.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Applicants from APA-accredited Doctoral Clinical or Counseling Psychology Programs.
  • All requirements for degree, including dissertation defense, must be completed prior to start date.
  • The fellow is also required to maintain a minimum clinical caseload of 20 outpatient contact hours per week, although opportunities to replace some clinical time with research opportunities may be available.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
  • Applicants from APA-accredited Doctoral Clinical or Counseling Psychology Programs.
  • All requirements for degree, including dissertation defense, must be completed prior to start date.

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