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Faculty Genetic Counselor Position--Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 27th, 2017
Next review date: March 31st, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: June 30th, 2018
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.

Description

The Division of Genetic and Genomic Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, UCI School of Medicine seeks a full-time Board Certified Genetic Counselor to join our clinical and academic faculty of ten clinical geneticists and six genetic counselors. The position will involve providing genetic counseling in the pediatric and adult genetics clinics, as well as teaching and supervising genetic counseling graduate students in our Genetic Counseling Graduate program. Clinical activities will be mainly based at Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital (MCH), Long Beach, CA, where you will join our thriving and expanding Genetics and Metabolic programs, consisting of three clinical geneticists, one genetic counselor, two metabolic dietitians, a genetics nurse, a metabolic nurse, a social worker, and ample administrative support. Additional clinical activities will take place at the UCI Medical Campus in Orange, CA. You will also participate in didactic and clinical training of genetics residents, medical students, and other trainees. Rank and salary depend on qualifications and experience. Complete benefits included.

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling or its equivalent. ABGC board certified or active candidate status, and eligibility for California genetic counselor license. Spanish language competency is helpful but not required. At least 1 year of employment as a Genetic Counselor preferred; however, new graduates also encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should post their curriculum vitae and three references on UCI's recruitment web site: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04437.

Questions about the position can be directed to:
Pamela Flodman, MSc, MS, LCGC — pflodman@uci.edu
Phone: 714-456-7570 or 714-456-5789 — Fax: 714-456-5330

About the UC Irvine Division of Genetic and Genomic Medicine: The faculty of the Division of Genetic and Genomic Medicine comprises 10 MD or MD/PhD certified Clinical Geneticists—some of whom are also certified in clinical cytogenetics, biochemical genetics, and/or molecular genetics—and 6 licensed certified genetic counselors. We are home to one of the oldest and most respected Genetic Counseling Graduate programs and to ACGME-accredited Clinical Genetics and Genomics categorical and combined training programs. The Division provides inpatient consultation services and outpatient care in pediatric, cancer, metabolic, prenatal, adult, and specialty genetics clinics at the UCI Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial/Miller Children’s Hospital, and our affiliated hospitals. Division faculty members are actively involved in clinical, translational, and basic science research. UCI is ranked as one of the top 50 U.S. medical schools for research by U.S. News & World Report.

About Los Angeles and Orange Counties: You will be enveloped by the ultimate 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 extensive 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.

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

Irvine, CA

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