This position is a fixed-term, clinical faculty, genetic counseling position. The primary role of this position is to support the mission of the Neurogenetics and Precision Medicine program in the Department of Neurology and to advance health care through excellence in genetics across the UNC Health system. Teaching and supervision of fellows, residents and students is an expected component of this faculty position. Additional opportunities to engage in ongoing research projects are available. The ideal job applicant will have prior experience in genetics in neurological disorders with adult and/or pediatric patients, and with predictive testing for late onset or variable onset disorders. They should be comfortable seeing patients independently and using a variety of practice models, including telemedicine. As a member of an interdisciplinary team, the genetic counselor is expected to work with different physicians (geneticists and non-geneticists) in established clinics as well as contribute to the development of new clinical services.
Education and Experience:
Preferred candidate will have at least 1 year experience in genetic counseling for adult patients with neurologic disorder and general genetic indications. Experience with clinical variant interpretation, and clinical research is a plus. Candidate must be board certified or board eligible from ABGC.
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