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Clinical Biochemical Geneticist - Pediatric Genomic Medicine Faculty Member

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 20th, 2013
Last review date: April 30th, 2014
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: December 31st, 2014
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.



Clinical Biochemical Geneticist

The University of California Davis, School of Medicine is recruiting for 1 (one) full-time academic pediatric faculty member in the Division of Genomic Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. The incumbent shall be at the Assistant/Associate rank in the Health Science Clinical or Clinical X 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. . Experience or a concentration in Biochemical Genetics is preferred. Demonstrated record of clinical or translational research is encouraged but not necessary and protected time with access to a molecular research laboratory is available for applicants with existing research funding. The Division of Genomic Medicine is composed of 2 clinical faculty, 2 physician-scientists, 1 Ph.D. cell biologist research faculty and 3 genetic counselors with plans for expansion. Successful candidates shall have a proven record of accomplishments in teaching and clinical service. Specific areas of interest of the Division include genomic medicine, RASopathies, neurodevelopmental genomics, enzyme replacement for lysosomal storage disorders, craniofacial genetics, connective tissue disorder and skeletal dysplasias.

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.

Candidates must be M.D. board eligible/certified in Clinical Genetics; Biochemical Genetics board eligible/certified is highly desired and the incumbent must be eligible for licensure in the State of California.

For full consideration, applications must be received by April 30, 2014. The position will remain open until filled through December 31, 2014.

Applicants need to submit a current CV and letter of interest online: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.




3-5 letters of reference required