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HS Clinical Series: Clinical Geneticist

Application Window

Open date: September 26, 2022

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Oct 25, 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: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 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 a Clinical Geneticist to join our clinical and academic faculty of 11 geneticists and 10 genetic counselors. The Division provides outpatient care and inpatient consultation services to a diverse patient population in the pediatric, metabolic, adult, prenatal and cancer 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 genetics residents, genetic counseling graduate students, medical students, and other trainees and provide community outreach. Clinical or translational research participation is possible and encouraged, and there are many possibilities for collaborative research.

Required: ABMGG board-certification or active candidacy in Clinical Genetics and Genomics. Applicants must be qualified for a medical license in the State of California. Preferred qualifications: Interest and experience in diagnosis and management of individuals with adult and pediatric genetic disorders and in prenatal genetic diagnosis or cancer genetics are strongly preferred. Additional board-certification in Medical or Clinical Biochemical Genetics, Laboratory Genetics/Genomics, Clinical Cytogenetics/Genomics, Clinical Molecular Genetics/Genomics, or in another ABMS specialty is beneficial but not required. 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/JPF07899

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

About the UC Irvine Division of Genetic and Genomic Medicine: The faculty of the Division of Genetic and Genomic Medicine currently comprises 10 licensed certified genetic counselors and 11 MD or MD/PhD certified clinical geneticists, some of whom are also certified in clinical cytogenetics, medical biochemical genetics, and/or clinical molecular genetics. We are home to one of the first genetic counseling graduate programs and to ACGME-accredited Clinical Genetics and Genomics categorical and combined residency training programs. The Division provides inpatient consultation services and outpatient care in pediatric, cancer, metabolic, prenatal, adult, and specialty genetics clinics at the UC Irvine Medical Center, CHOC Children’s, and Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital. Division faculty members are actively involved in clinical, translational, and basic science research. U.S. News & World Report has ranked UCI as one of the top 50 U.S. medical schools for research and primary care and has consistently ranked UCI Medical Center among the top 3% of hospitals nationwide.

About Orange and Los Angeles Counties: You will be surrounded by the benefits of the Southern California lifestyle: casual sophistication, pristine beaches, legendary theme parks, and endless options for fun in the sun or cultural exploration. Just minutes from over 60 miles of coastline, you will find innumerable fun destinations, events, sights, and much more. Visit renowned art festivals and celebrated performing arts centers. Enjoy inspired multinational cuisine, national and local sporting events, and a variety of shopping choices. The area combines vibrant city life with sprawling wilderness and nature parks, with miles of trails and coastal preserves to explore. Winter sports, mountains, and desert are close enough for daytime excursions. Choose from a multitude of award-winning school districts.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Required: ABMGG board-certification or active candidacy in Clinical Genetics and Genomics. Applicants must be qualified for a medical license in the State of California.

Preferred qualifications: Interest and experience in diagnosis and management of individuals with adult and pediatric genetic disorders and in prenatal genetic diagnosis or cancer genetics are strongly preferred. Additional board-certification in Medical or Clinical Biochemical Genetics, Laboratory Genetics/Genomics, Clinical Cytogenetics/Genomics, Clinical Molecular Genetics/Genomics, or in another ABMS specialty is beneficial but not required. Spanish language competency is helpful but not required.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07899

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.

Job location

Orange, CA