Clinical Geneticist

Virginia Commonwealth University

United States

July 1, 2022

Description

Posting Details

Employees hired into Administrative and Professional positions posted on or after July 1, 2017, will be governed by and, if employed on July 1, 2018 will move into the new University Human Resources System. For additional information, go to https:// greatplace.vcu.edu.

Position Number M60183

Is this employee on a H1B Visa? 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 and prenatal.

Position Responsibilities

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.

Required Qualifications

• M.D. with American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) eligible/certification. • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

• 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 experience.

Posted Salary Quick Link https: // www. vcujobs.com/postings/110048 Diversity Statement Information For more information on diversity statements, including guidelines, please click here.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)
  • Optional Documents

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