Pediatric Clinical Genetics Faculty Member 22-23
Open date: November 28, 2022
Most recent review date: Tuesday, Apr 11, 2023 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: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 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 Genetics Faculty Position
UC Davis Children’s Hospital
School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics, Genomic Medicine Division
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis is seeking to recruit a full-time academic clinical genetics faculty member to the Division of Genomic Medicine. The Division of Genomic Medicine is composed of 5 clinical faculty including 3 physician-scientists, 1 board certified metabolic geneticist, 5 genetic counselors, 1 genetic counseling assistant, a metabolic nutritionist, a clinical research coordinator and several student volunteers. Specific areas of interest of the Division of Genomic Medicine include Autism and Neurodevelopmental genomics, Biochemical genetics/Newborn screening, Cardiovascular genomics, Craniofacial genetics, Connective tissue disorders, Lysosomal storage disorders, Ocular genomics, Precision genomics, 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 manage Autism spectrum disorders 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 X 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.
• 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 the time 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
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