UC Davis Children's Hospital School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics Genomic Medicine
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis is seeking to recruit a full-time academic clinical geneticist faculty member in the Division of Genomic Medicine. This position comes with the Children's Miracle Network Endowed Chair in Pediatric Genetics and the applicant is expected to have demonstrated distinguished scholarship and is nationally recognized. The Division of Genomic Medicine is composed of 5 clinical faculty, 3 physician-scientists, 5 genetic counselors, a genetic counseling assistant, a nutritionist, a clinical research coordinator and several student volunteers. Specific areas of interest of the Division of genomic medicine include autism and neurodevelopmental clinic, biochemical genetics/Newborn Screening, cardiovascular genomics, craniofacial genetics, connective tissue disorders, lysosomal storage disorders, skeletal dysplasias and TeleGenomics.
Genomic Medicine is housed at the MIND Institute at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. The MIND Institute was founded in 1998 as a unique interdisciplinary research center where parents, community leaders, researchers, clinicians, and volunteers collaborate to study and treat autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. The institute has major research efforts in autism, Tourette Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the RASopathies.
This position is open at the Associate/Full Professor rank (commensurate with credentials) in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor or Clinical Pediatrics series. The initial term of the CMN Endowed Chair is for five years, with the option of reappointment per regularly established University procedures for endowed chair/professorship appointments (APM 191, UCD 191). It is expected that the holder of the endowed chair will advance appropriately through the faculty ranks on the basis of his/her scholarly activities, teaching, University and public service.
Additionally, it is expected that the Endowed Chair will conduct bench or translational research in molecular genetics, provide leadership and service in the area of pediatric genetics and be fully engaged in activities of the Department of Pediatrics. He/she is expected to enhance the academic and intellectual life of the campus as a whole.
For full consideration, applications should be received by August 10, 2022; however, the position will remain open until filled. Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, Statement of research, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and contact information for 3-5 references. Candidates should submit their application online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05032
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