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 June 30, 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: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02871
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Internal Number: Peds Clinical Geneticist
About UC Davis Children’s Hospital
UC Davis Children’s Hospital is the Sacramento region’s only nationally ranked, comprehensive hospital for children, offering children and their families the highest level of care for virtually every pediatric health condition.
It has the Central Valley's only level I pediatric trauma center and emergency department, and the 129-bed hospital includes state-of-the-art neonatal, pediatric and pediatric cardiac intensive care units. It is also home to the only level I children's surgery center on the West Coast and fourth in the nation, as verified by the American College of Surgeons.
With more than 120 board-certified physicians in more than 30 subspecialties, UC Davis Children's Hospital offers families a comprehensive range of pediatric services.