Two Director Genomics Searches Added for Rady Children’s Hospital

Posted on 12-01-2021
Director Genomics positions at Rady Children's

Rady Children’s Hospital has retained us to fill two Director Genomics positions: a Senior Director, Data Science Genomics, and a Director, Genomics Research and Projects. Both searches are being led by Steve Bennett.

Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego is the region’s pediatric medical center serving San Diego, Imperial and southern Riverside counties, treating children from birth to 18 years old as well as a small number of adults with certain conditions that are served by Rady’s specialized services.

In addition, Rady Children’s Hospital is:

  • The largest children’s hospital in California (based on admissions)
  • The only hospital in the San Diego area dedicated exclusively to pediatric healthcare
  • The region’s only designated pediatric trauma center
  • Provider of care to 91 percent of the region’s children

Rady Children’s, in partnership with UC San Diego School of Medicine, is also the region’s teaching hospital for the next generation of pediatric physicians. Each year, Rady trains more than 550 residents, 240 medical students and 150 fellows.

Rady Children’s is a major pediatric clinical research center, with more than 770 active research studies underway, including more than 170 active clinical trials. 

Rady collaborates with world-class institutions, including: 

  • UC San Diego
  • The Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
  • The Scripps Research Institute
  • The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine is a non-profit research organization embedded within Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. The Institute assembles a team of world-class scientists, researchers and clinicians who focus their talents on preventing, diagnosing, treating and curing childhood disease through genomics and systems medicine research.

About the Director Genomics Positions

Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine is seeking a Senior Director, Data Science, Genomics to serve as head of data science for the organization. 

This is a new position reporting to the VP of Research and Clinical Management of the Genomics Institute.  

This is an incredible opportunity for an experienced leader to implement state-of-the-art approaches to analyze next-generation genomic sequencing and other “omics”.  

Reporting to the VP of Genomics Research and Clinical Management, the Director Genomics, Research & Projects functions as both a collaborative and independent administrator, strategic planner, and project manager. 

The Director will design, implement, maintain, and monitor institute-wide research and project priorities, initiatives, activities and policies and procedures that optimize day-to-day operations, promotes research, and builds a positive culture to support research across the institute. 

Responsibilities include seeking new extramural funding sources and communicating with external funding agencies. 

Culturally, Rady Children’s is a mission-driven organization and progressive children’s hospital.  They seek out employees who “care about their career as much as they care about kids” and they’ve built an exceptional employee culture of strong performers.

There is a lot of tenure within the organization, and for individuals committed to making a difference, both of these Director Genomics positions are great opportunities. 

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