The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis is seeking to recruit a full-time academic clinical geneticist faculty member in the Division of Genomic Medicine. The Division of Genomic Medicine is composed of 5 clinical faculty, 3 physician-scientists, 5 genetic counselors, a genetic counseling assistant, a nutritionist, a clinical research coordinator and several student volunteers. Specific areas of interest of the Division of genomic medicine include autism and neurodevelopmental clinic, biochemical genetics/Newborn Screening, cardiovascular genomics, craniofacial genetics, connective tissue disorders, lysosomal storage disorders, skeletal dysplasias and TeleGenomics.
Genomic Medicine is housed at the MIND Institute at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. The MIND Institute was founded in 1998 as a unique interdisciplinary research center where parents, community leaders, researchers, clinicians, and volunteers collaborate to study and treat autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. The institute has major research efforts in autism, Tourette Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the RASopathies.
This position is open at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank (commensurate with credentials) in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor or Clinical Pediatrics series. The candidate will be expected to participate in clinical care, education, community engagement and research activities of the Department of Pediatrics and serve on departmental committees.
The candidates must have the following experience/qualifications:
• M.D. or D.O. • Board eligible/certified in Clinical Genetics • Eligibility for a California Medical License • Successful completion of an approved ACGME Medical Genetics and Genomic • Residency training program at this of hire • Demonstrated proficiency in the teaching of students and house staff • Ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment • Ability to adhere to policies and procedures, and leadership experience and abilities • Service including committees, leadership ability, and community outreach (preferred)
For full consideration, applications should be received by December 8, 2021; however, the position will remain open until filled through June 2022. Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, Statement of research, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and contact information for 3-5 references. Candidates should submit their application online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04539
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