University of California, Davis — Pediatric Clinical Geneticist Faculty Position

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 clinical geneticist faculty member in the Division of Genomic Medicine. The Division of Genomic Medicine is composed of 5 clinical faculty, 3 physician-scientists, 4 genetic counselors, a genetic counseling assistant, 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 the Health Science Clinical Professor Series, a series with a focused effort in clinical care and teaching. The candidates will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, and research activities of the Department of Pediatrics, community outreach and serve on certain 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 housestaff
  • 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 October 5, 2020; however, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2021. Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, 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/apply/JPF03745.

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:
http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

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