Rapidly expanding Genetics Division & Personalized Medicine Program at top tier Children’s Hospital
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
August 27, 2018
Full Time - Entry Level
The Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is recruiting for 3 clinical geneticists at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Join our team of 14 genetic counselors, 4 nurse practitioners and 3 metabolic dietitians in existing clinical programs in dysmorphology, metabolic disorders and PKU, connective tissue disorders, neurofibromatosis, skeletal dysplasias, and have the opportunity to develop new programs in areas of interest. Opportunities for clinical and basic research abound.
Applicants will participate in the education and training of medical students, residents and fellows.
All applicants must have the M.D. or D.O. degree, be eligible for licensure in Illinois, and be board-certified or board-eligible in Clinical Genetics and Pediatrics. ABMGG certification/eligibility in Clinical Biochemical Genetics or Medical Biochemical Genetics is desirable but not required.
Starting academic rank and salary will be based on level of experience. These are a full-time positions with a continuing appointment and will be filled as soon as suitable candidates are identified. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Interested candidates should submit their CV’s to:
Joel Charrow, M.D.
Division Head, Genetics, Birth Defects and Metabolism
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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About Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
The Division of Genetics, Birth Defects and Metabolism provides a full range of services for the diagnosis, counseling and treatment of patients with genetic and congenital disorders. These abnormalities include birth defects, intellectual disabilities, short stature, genetic syndromes and metabolic disorders. We care for approximately 2,500 infants, children and young adults each year and offer the following services:
Multispecialty physician consultations with the patient and family
Genetic counseling for people who may be at risk of an inherited disease or abnormal pregnancy
Full-service, state-of-the-art laboratory testing
Nutritional services for metabolic disorders such as phenylketonuria (PKU)