Assistant/Associate/Professor- Pediatrics (Geneticist)

University of Illinois at Chicago

United States

January 25, 2022



Assistant/Associate/Professor- Pediatrics (Geneticist) (Job ID #158541)


College of Medicine Peoria





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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. For fullest consideration please apply by January 25, 2022 at https: //


  • 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 genetic service.
  • Perform administrative duties and University service as assigned.
  • Some travel may be required between healthcare facilities.
  • Qualifications:

  • 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,