The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is recruiting a Clinical Geneticist to join the Division of Clinical Genetics which will be expected to have three MD faculty Geneticists, 7 Genetic Counselors, a Biochemical Nutritionist, a Nurse and a Social Worker.
The University of Rochester is a major genetics service provider in upstate New York. Our highly successful and active primary clinical programs include a New York State-designated Clinic of Inborn Metabolic Disorders, a number of General Pediatric and Adult Genetics Clinics, an in-patient Genetics Consultative Service, as well as a number of collaborative clinical programs such as Ocular Genetics clinic, Craniofacial Team Clinic, a Cardiogenetics Clinic as well as a number of other specialty clinics currently under development.
The Division of Clinical Genetics also collaborates with \ allied genetics programs in neurogenetics, and prenatal and reproductive genetics. The Division also has robust education programs that caters to a variety of trainees. It also has ongoing research efforts in ocular genetics, nutrition genetics and clinical trials for inborn errors of metabolism.
With the continued expansion of our clinical, academic and research programs, we will be able to accommodate a wide range of career interests, including biochemical genetics, clinical genetics, craniofacial genetics and laboratory or clinical research. Successful candidates are expected to share the clinical responsibilities of the Division of Clinical Genetics and other core missions of the Division. Candidates interested in spending significant amount of time in research will be evaluated based on past accomplishment and potential for achieving independent funding, and the amount of time protected for research will be determined accordingly. Although an academic center where research is encouraged, candidates with purely clinical/educational interests are also welcome to apply.
Golisano Children’s Hospital in Rochester is a new and state-of-the-art facility with comprehensive services and recognized as the premier quaternary care pediatric institution in central and western New York. The University provides competitive salaries and benefits. The city of Rochester is the third most populous metropolitan area with a referral base of ~2.5 million people from urban, suburban and rural settings. Our academic, clinical and educational enterprises celebrate diversity and have committed themselves to closing he disparity gap in all arenas.
Rochester region boasts an excellent quality of life and is the gateway to the Finger Lakes region and other surrounding countryside, parks, trails, skiing, and other outdoor activities. The region is also home to outstanding institutions of higher learning, high tech manufacturing, a sophisticated workforce, diverse and distinguished cultural offerings, excellent public-school districts, a variety of options for affordable housing.
The position will entail a faculty appointment at the commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should have an MD (or equivalent) or MD-PhD degree and be BC/BE in Medical Genetics