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Position Number M60183
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Position Type Hourly
Rank Assistant Professor
Working Title Clinical Geneticist
School/Unit School of Medicine
Department Human & Molecular Genetics
Number of Months 12
Tenure Status Non-Tenure Eligible
Grant funded position? No
Mission or Goal of Unit
The Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Human and Molecular
Genetics provides multifaceted clinical and research activities focusing on
current important areas of medical and basic research. Our 24 faculty members
conduct research, clinical and educational activities at the VCU Medical
Center, the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics and the
VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine.
Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal
This position is an assistant/associate level position, non tenure track. The
service, composed of two physicians, one physician assistant, one
nutritionist, and fourteen genetic counselors provide primarily consultative
services in the areas of, pediatric, adult, and cancer genetics, preconception
Genetic evaluation and counseling of pediatric, adult and prenatal patients
with diverse genetic disorders including inborn errors of metabolism, birth
defects, cancer genetics, and high risk pregnancies. The evaluations may occur
on the MCVP campus, MCVP satellite sites, via telehealth visits, and other
locations as required to provide clinical services.
Managing and participating in call with other department physicians.
Teaching genetic counseling, medical, other healthcare students and residents.
Participation in Department's telemedicine initiatives.
• M.D. with American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG)
• Dynamic and innovative leadership skills in supervision of clinical service
and teaching/training of graduate students.
• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff,
and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
• Teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level.
Date Posted 10/04/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Deadline Date
Proposed Hire Date 07/01/2022
Type of Search National
Application Process/Additional Information
As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic
health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational
diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their
pursuit of excellence.
Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your
career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and
inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences;
and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or
will contribute to VCU's mission of promoting equity and inclusion.
Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and
inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where
diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research
and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring
students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally
underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational
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