Division Chief of Medical Genetics: University of Connecticut | High-Level Academic Leadership
Merritt Hawkins-University of Connecticut
Location: Farmington, Connecticut
Type: Full Time
Years of Experience:
2 - 4
Internal Number: GNT-143941
The Department of Genetics with Obstetrics and Gynecology at the highly regarded University of Connecticut (UCONN) and the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is seeking a Division Chief of Medical Genetics. The successful candidate will lead the Genetics Team in offering comprehensive and compassionate evaluation, diagnostics, treatment, and follow-up services for children, adults, and families with known or suspected genetic conditions. Candidates must hold an MD or MD/PhD degree and be board-certified in clinical genetics.
Significant academic leadership opportunity in highly ranked University
Expand the existing medical genetics program
Develop and lead a new fellowship program
10% to 20% protected time for leadership responsibilities and research
A highly interactive and cooperative culture between participating institutions that encourages translational research and clinical practice
Comprehensive benefits, including four retirement plans
Participate in several multi-specialty care teams, including sickle cell, neuromuscular disorders, rare bone disorders, cranio-facial, neurogenetics, glycogen storage disease, neurofibromatosis, and Down syndrome
UCONN has been named in US News & World Report’s Best Colleges Rankings
Community Information Surrounded by remarkable scenery and immediate access to metropolitan amenities, Farmington, CT, is a charming New England community and an ideal place to live and work. This fast-growing city has all you need and more.
Ranked an overall grade of A+ and named one of the best places to live in Connecticut (Niche)
Safe, diverse location with plenty of activities for individuals of all ages
Exceptional public and private schools, as well as internationally recognized prep schools
Variety of beautiful housing options
Four distinct seasons + gorgeous scenery—rolling hills, lush valleys, picturesque waterways, and much more
Exciting seasonal events and festivals throughout the year
Convenient access to New England coastal towns, Boston, and New York City
15 minutes to Hartford, CT, and 25 minutes to an international airport
UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.
For immediate consideration please inquire with an updated copy of your CV so we can discuss the position by phone. Also, inform me of your best available times to speak. I look forward to your reply and thank you for your review. Please do not delay as we anticipate a significant response.
Please contact Ashlie Korb at [email protected] or at 866-406-0269 and reference GNT-143941
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