LSUHSC-Shreveport Geneticist Opening The Department of Pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport is seeking a full-time BC/BE Clinical Geneticist to join a busy academic program and lead the genetics section. Cytogenetic, molecular and biochemical genetics laboratories are supervised by boarded faculty. Responsibilities include patient care and resident and medical student education. Protected time is available to pursue clinical and/or laboratory research interests. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Children’s Hospital at University Health is the only major academic medical center in the area and receives patients from a catchment area with a radius of approximately 75-100 miles which includes a population of approximately 1.5 million people. The Pediatric Department is a large academic multispecialty department with active clinical and basic research programs. Shreveport is an attractive, comfortable, small Southern city with excellent schools, good restaurants, and multiple cultural opportunities. It is an excellent place to raise children. If you are interested in an opportunity to help grow and further develop an academic Pediatric program and provide a vital service to the community in an attractive Southern locale, please submit a CV to: Jacob Chambers, MBA Business Manager, Department of Pediatrics, LSUHSC-S, 1501 Kings Hwy, Shreveport LA 71103. Telephone: (318) 675-7880. Email: ShvFacultyRecruitment@lsuhsc.edu LSUHSC – Shreveport is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport has a strong commitment to principles of diversity, and in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in medical education.
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About LSU Health Shreveport
Our health sciences center is home to the School of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies and School of Allied Health Professions. More than 800 students are enrolled in the degree programs at any one time. Additionally, nearly 600 residents and fellows are trained each year.
We are proud of our state-designated Centers of Excellence in cancer, cardiovascular disease and rheumatology.
At the heart of it all is a strong faculty that includes a number of nationally and internationally-acclaimed physicians and scientists. More than 600-strong, they lead our research efforts, educate our students and provide primary and specialty care to patients throughout the region.
Patient care and training take place at four partner hospitals: University Health, Willis-Knighton, Shriners Children's Hospital, and the Overton Brooks Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Students and residents also rotate through rural hospitals and clinics in the region. University Health operates our teaching hospitals and clinics in Shreveport and Monroe, which include the area's only Level 1 Trauma Center and the Feist-Weiller Cancer.
LSU Health Shreveport has strong community s...upport. The LSU Health Sciences Foundation raises money for campus initiatives. Educational partnerships include an MD/PhD program with Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, a Master of Public Health program with LSU Shreveport and joint Respiratory Therapy program with Bossier Parish Community College and two community colleges.