Assistant/Associate/Professor- Pediatrics (Geneticist) (Job ID #158541)
College of Medicine Peoria
The Department of Pediatrics of the University of Illinois College of Medicine
at Peoria (UICOMP) seeks Clinical Geneticist candidates for multiple
positons who are board certified in pediatrics, family medicine, or internal
medicine and qualify for certification or is certified by the American Board
of Medical Genetics. They must also have an MD, DO degree of foreign
equivalent and hold an Illinois physician's license or be eligible to obtain
Illinois licensure. The primary clinical responsibilities include provision of
outpatient dysmorphology/clinical genetic evaluations, and inpatient genetic
consultations. Other responsibilities include teaching medical students and
residents in the department; organize and conduct research programs; and
perform other duties of a University faulty member including committee
assignments, curriculum development and administration. The program currently
consists of a Clinical Biochemical Geneticist who provides regular clinics, a
clinical geneticist who provides weekly telehealth clinics, a nurse
practitioner and a genetic counselor. The University of Illinois at Chicago is
an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong
institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly
interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are
committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin,
disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic
protected by law. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on
all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks
will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The
University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to
disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and
to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of
sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit
https: // www. hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899. For
fullest consideration please apply by January 25, 2022 at
https: // jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=158541.
Provide outpatient diagnostic and management services for patients in the
region with genetic disorders or undergoing genetic testing and provide
inpatient consultation for children with inherited disorders or
dysmorphologies. Coordinate the efforts of related professionals to assure
continuous availability of services. Monitor and take steps to enhance the
quality of genetic services delivered at UICOMP Department of Pediatrics
and UICOMP's main clinical partner, Children's Hospital of Illinois.
Develop and work on educational programs and activities for medical
students and residents in relation to clinical genetics.
Maintain a spirit of inquiry and scholarship in the activities of the
Perform administrative duties and University service as assigned.
Some travel may be required between healthcare facilities.
MD/DO degree or foreign equivalent
Illinois Physicians License or eligible to obtain Illinois licensure.
BC/BE by Pediatrics, Family Medicine or Internal Medicine and qualify or
certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics,