The University of Chicago’s Department of Human Genetics seeks a Clinical Professor at 70% effort for a renewable two-year term. Clinical responsibilities comprise (a) general genetics clinics on a weekly basis for both pediatric and adult patients, (b) participation in specialty clinics including, but not limited to, craniofacial clinic, Marfan clinic, and neurovascular clinic, and © hospital consults in pediatric and adult patients as needed. Educational responsibilities will comprise directing a medical school 1st year course in medical genetics and biochemistry and a 4th year course on genetics, 20% of graduate level course, and lectures in undergraduate courses. Additional responsibilities include lectures for laboratory fellows, genetic counseling students, and residents, as needed. Administrative responsibilities will comprise (a) medical direction of the molecular diagnostic laboratory, including budgeting, test development, billing and insurance, exome sequencing and reporting of clinical testing, and (b) direction of the ABMGG/ACGME certified Laboratory Genetics and Genomics training program, including program oversight, fellow recruitment, program development, and evaluation of faculty and fellows.
Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, 3) have certification in Medical Genetics by the American
Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG), and 4) have experience with general genetic laboratory operations, exome sequencing, and laboratory reporting. To be considered, those interested must apply at https:/academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=56025. Applicants must upload a CV and cover letter.
Compensation is dependent upon qualifications. A generous package of fringe benefits is included. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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