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Pediatric Clinical Geneticist Faculty 19-20

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 24th, 2019

Last review date: Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Pediatric Clinical Geneticist Faculty Position

UC Davis Children’s Hospital
School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Genomic Medicine

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis is seeking to recruit a full-time academic pediatric clinical geneticist faculty member in the Division of Genomic Medicine. The Division of Genomic Medicine is composed of 3 clinical faculty, 2 physician-scientists, 4 genetic counselors, 2 genetics counseling assistants, a nutritionist, a clinical research coordinator and several student volunteers. Specific areas of interest of the Division include genomic medicine, precision genomics, RASopathies, neurodevelopmental/autism genomics, biochemical genetics, enzyme replacement for lysosomal storage disorders, cardiovascular genomics, craniofacial genetics, connective tissue 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 either the Clinical X or Health Science Clinical Series. Depending upon the series, this position has the opportunity and flexibility for a candidate who would like to concentrate more on clinical effort and teaching or a candidate who is interested in combining clinical research with practice. Demonstrated record to perform clinical or translational research is preferred but not required. For applicants with existing research funding, protected time with access to a molecular research laboratory is available.

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 pediatric residency training program
• Successful completion of an approved Pediatric Genetics fellowship training program
• Demonstrated proficiency in the teaching of students and housestaff
• Service including committees, leadership ability, and community outreach
• Ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment
• Ability to adhere to policies and procedures, and leadership experience and abilities

For full consideration, applications should be received by June 14, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled through May 23, 2020. Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, contact information for 3 references, Statement of Teaching and Statement of Contributions to Diversity. Candidates should submit their application online at:

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available

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Job location

Sacramento, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)