Human Genetics Division Head

first_imgUMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Allqualified applicants will receive consideration for employmentwithout regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race,color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteranstatus, age, or any other characteristic protected by law orpolicy. The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department ofPediatrics, Division of Genetics, is seeking a board-certifiedfull-time faculty member at the associate professor/professor levelto serve as Division Head . We are seeking a dynamic individual tolead an active clinical service with responsibilities for divisionadministration and active roles in clinical, research, and teachingarenas. The qualified candidate should have a broad interest inMedical Genetics and Genomics including experience/expertise indiagnosis and management of inborn errors of metabolism and aresearch focus with potential collaborations across campusincluding the Program for Personalized and Genomic Medicine and theInstitute for Genome Sciences. The successful candidate should havean established track record of federal grant funding and currentNIH funding. The Division has a collaborative relationship with theUniversity of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and is a primary sitefor the Department’s Pediatric residency training program,participates in teaching students in the School of Medicine(UMSOM), and is directly involved in graduate student education inthe Master’s in Genetic Counseling Training Program and the HumanGenetics graduate program. The current clinical genetics servicesand resources include both general (pediatric and adult) andspecialty-focused (e.g. cardiogenetics) genetics services, withbiochemical genetics, cytogenetics and translational genomicslaboratories on site. The successful candidate will have a primaryappointment in Pediatrics, with secondary appointments in otherdepartments and programs, as appropriate. The academic rank andsalary of the candidate will be commensurate with experience andqualifications as evaluated by the UMSOM.Qualifications :The University of Maryland Medical Center is a major academictertiary care center serving Baltimore, the State of Maryland, andthe mid-Atlantic region. As the oldest public medical school in theUnited States, the University of Maryland School of Medicine has anestablished tradition of outstanding clinical care, education, andresearch. The Department of Pediatrics is deeply committed topromoting children’s health in the community and across the State,while supporting innovative clinical programs and expandingresearch initiatives.We are located in downtown Baltimore near the Inner Harbor, justone of Baltimore’s many outstanding attractions. From fine arts andorchestras to professional sports teams, first-class dining andshopping to a wealth of historical sites, our city offers a fullrange of recreational and cultural opportunities. Washington, D.C.,Philadelphia and even New York City are within easy reach, as wellas beaches to the east and mountains to the west. Educationalexcellence abounds, as do family-friendly neighbourhoods and urbanliving options. Visit us online at tolearn more.Interested candidates should apply online to this posting andrefer to position # 03-314-485.last_img read more