The Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics at Washington University in St. Louis are seeking a full-time clinical geneticist with an interest in adult and pediatric cancer.
Washington University is a leader in genomic sequencing, diagnosis and management of rare inherited conditions, and gene discovery. The Siteman Cancer Center is an international leader in cancer treatment, research, prevention, education, and community outreach, and provides care for nearly 10,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients each year. Washington University has a clinical site and model organism screening center for the NIH’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program. We have ABMGG approved fellowship programs in clinical and medical biochemical genetics as well as laboratory genetics and genomics, and a training program in genetic counseling is in development. Our division also serves as a newborn screening center for both Missouri and Illinois, which includes lysosomal storage conditions in both states. There are tremendous opportunities for personal and professional growth offered by a wide array of educational conferences and collaborative clinical work.
Pediatric Clinical Geneticist
The Department of Pediatrics at Washington University in St. Louis is seeking a full-time clinical genetics faculty member in the Division of Genetics and Genomic Medicine.
The Division of Medical Genetics and Genomics is rapidly expanding. Our team includes five medical geneticists, seven genetic counselors, two metabolic dieticians, and three pediatric nurse practitioners serving patients at one of the nation’s top-ranked children’s hospitals. Washington University is a leader in genomic sequencing, diagnosis and management of rare inherited conditions, and gene discovery. Washington University has ABMGG approved fellowship programs in clinical and medical biochemical genetics as well as laboratory genetics and genomics, and a training program in genetic counseling is in development. Our division also serves as a newborn screening center for both Missouri and Illinois, which includes lysosomal storage conditions in both states. We are a clinical site and model organism screening center (MOSC) in the NIH’s Undiagnosed Diseases Network. There are tremendous opportunities for personal and professional growth offered by a wide array of educational conferences, research opportunities, and collaborative clinical work.
Faculty appointment level will depend upon the applicant’s credentials and experience. An expertise or training in biochemical genetic disorders is desirable. The successful candidate should have an MD or DO degree, and be board certified/eligible in Clinical Genetics. Responsibilities include patient care (inpatient consultations, outpatient genetics clinics, multidisciplinary clinics) and teaching of medical students and residents. This position offers an opportunity to provide clinical service for general genetics clinics as well as a variety of dedicated specialty clinics for Down syndrome, Marfan syndrome, connective tissue disorders, exome sequencing, 22q deletion syndrome, cancer predisposition syndromes and inherited arrhythmias.
St. Louis consistently ranks as one of the top places to live in the US with world-class museums, a wide range of arts and entertainment, a vibrant restaurant scene and an abundance of parks, trails, and outdoor recreation. With a remarkably low cost of living for the comforts and attractions it affords, St. Louis has a small-town feel, but offers all the amenities you’d expect in a major metropolitan area.
Washington University in St. Louis offers excellent benefits including a generous 403(b) employer match, 22 vacation days per year plus sick leave package, health/vision/dental benefits, and annual funding for professional memberships and travel to a national educational conference. For more details on benefits, visit http://medschoolhr.wustl.edu/.
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Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, protected veteran, or disability status.
Clinical Cancer Geneticist
Seeking a clinical medical geneticist with an interest in adult and pediatric cancer who will jointly work with the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics.
Pediatric Clinical Geneticist
Seeking a clinical medical geneticist with an interest in pediatrics to work in the Department of Pediatrics.
Internal Number: 1010379 and 101378
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