Saint Louis University is seeking applicants for Clinical Geneticist positions available in the Division of Medical Genetics of the Department of Pediatrics. The appointments are anticipated to be at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor. Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications and experience. Candidates for the positions should have ABMG active candidate status or certification as a Clinical Geneticist or Biochemical Geneticist. Responsibilities will include participation in clinical care, medical education and administrative duties. The Division of Medical Genetics provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, Saint Louis University, other area hospitals and outreach clinic sites. Under the direction of Stephen R. Braddock, MD, the Division includes two MD clinical geneticists, a PhD clinical cytogeneticist, a PhD biochemist, a PhD molecular geneticist, and 7 genetic counselors.
The Division also provides prenatal genetic services in concert with the Maternal Fetal Medicine Division of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health and cancer risk counseling via the SSM Health system. Faculty members in the Division are actively involved in clinical and molecular genetics research projects. Comprehensive cytogenetics, molecular genetics and biochemical genetics diagnostic laboratories are available on site. Excellent opportunities for teaching in both didactic and clinical settings are available at the medical student and post-graduate levels. The candidate should have an interest in academic achievement in clinical genetics. The institution is open to working with many types of foreign visa holders, as well as green card holders and US citizens. The University offers many great employee benefits including, but not limited to: adoption assistance, dental insurance, dependent care plan, employee discount program, flexible spending account, health savings account, life insurance, long term care, long term disability, medical benefits, retirement and 403b plans, tuition exchange, and tuition remission. Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service.
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is a 195 bed free standing hospital and ambulatory care center located in midtown St. Louis, and it serves a diverse population from the inner city, the metropolitan area, and a 200-mile referral radius. The pediatric staff includes over 100 full time site-based Saint Louis University School of Medicine faculty.
The St. Louis metropolitan area is well-known for its low cost of living, excellent public and private schools, diverse cultural opportunities, numerous parks, recreation, and wildlife sites.
All applications must be made online at http://jobs.slu.edu; applications must include a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Please send all other correspondence to Stephen R. Braddock, M.D., email@example.com, Director, Division of Medical Genetics, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 1465 South Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63104-1095.
Saint Louis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.