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Faculty Genetic Counselor Position: Cancer Genetic Counseling

Application Window

Open date: February 18, 2022

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Aug 31, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Monday, Oct 31, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.

Position description

The Division of Genetic and Genomic Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, UCI School of Medicine seeks to hire a full-time Board Certified Genetic Counselor to join our clinical and academic faculty of ten clinical geneticists and seven genetic counselors. The Division provides outpatient care and inpatient consultation services to a diverse patient population in the cancer, prenatal pediatric, metabolic and adult genetics clinics at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center and our affiliated hospitals. Division faculty members also participate in didactic and clinical training of genetic counseling graduate students, genetics residents, medical students, and other trainees, provide community outreach, and many are actively involved in both clinical and basic science research.

This position involves providing cancer genetic counseling at the UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and other UCI Health sites, where you will join a team of genetic counselors, medical geneticists, and cancer specialists who provide care for a diverse population of patients. Areas of focus will include the high-risk colorectal program, and the breast and ovarian cancer programs, as well as patients with a variety of other referral indications. Academic activities include supervision of genetic counseling students and other trainees, thesis mentorship, didactic teaching, and opportunities to participate in clinical research.

Academic rank and salary are based on qualifications and experience. A generous benefits package includes life, health, dental, vision and disability insurance as well as the University of California retirement plan.

Requirements:

• Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling or its equivalent
• ABGC board certification or active candidate status
• California genetic counselor license or eligibility to become licensed
• Demonstrated capability for teaching

At least 1 year of employment as a Genetic Counselor preferred; however, new graduates are also encouraged to apply. Diversity of background and lived experience is valued. Spanish language competency is helpful but not required.

Application Procedure:
Interested candidates should apply on UC Irvine's recruitment website: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07303

Questions can be directed to: Pamela Flodman, MSc, MS, LCGC — pflodman@hs.uci.edu
Phone: 714-456-7570— Fax: 714-456-5330

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling or its equivalent
• ABGC board certification or active candidate status
• California genetic counselor license or eligibility to become licensed
• Demonstrated capability for teaching

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07303

Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.