Faculty Vacancy Details [back]

Academic/Administrative Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Human and Molecular GeneticsDate Posted: 10/7/2014
Rank:  Assistant or Associate ProfessorHire Date:  1/12/2015
Title:  Clinical GeneticistPosition Number:  F50150
Deadline:  Open until FilledType of Search:  National
Description:  The Department of Human and Molecular Genetics at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is seeking an outstanding candidate for the position of Clinical Geneticist. The position will be at the assistant or associate professor level, non-tenure track, depending on experience and background and will be approximately 80% clinical activities and 20% teaching and other activities.
Qualifications:  Our group of two physicians and seven genetic counselors provide primarily consultative services in the areas of, pediatric, adult, cancer genetics preconception and prenatal. Responsibilities of the position include active participation as a clinician in various clinics and other settings, including telemedicine, sharing call responsibilities with other physicians, and teaching medical and graduate students. Commitment to training students and scientists in new genetic discoveries and their translation into clinical practice is required.

Qualifications: Candidates should be American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) board eligible/ certified. S/he must exhibit dynamic and innovative clinical and teaching skills, including in teaching and training of graduate students. The position requires demonstrated clinical and teaching experience, working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. Academic rank and compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Process:  Applicants should send a brief letter of interest and a current curriculum vitae to: Dr. Raymond Lewandowski , Search Committee Chair, PO Box 980033, Richmond, VA 23298-0033 or via e-mail to rlewandowski@vcu.edu. VCU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.
For Additional Information:  Linda Downes-Piazza Phone:804-628-5169 Fax:(804)827-1124