Pediatric Clinical Genetics Faculty Position UC Davis Children's Hospital School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Genomic Medicine Division
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis is seeking to recruit a full-time academic clinical genetics faculty member to the Division of Genomic Medicine. The Division of Genomic Medicine is composed of 5 clinical faculty including 3 physician-scientists, 1 board certified metabolic geneticist, 5 genetic counselors, 1 genetic counseling assistant, a metabolic nutritionist, a clinical research coordinator and several student volunteers. Specific areas of interest of the Division of Genomic Medicine include Autism and Neurodevelopmental genomics, Biochemical genetics/Newborn screening, Cardiovascular genomics, Craniofacial genetics, Connective tissue disorders, Lysosomal storage disorders, Ocular genomics, Precision genomics, Skeletal dysplasias and TeleGenomics.
Genomic Medicine is housed at the MIND Institute at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. The MIND Institute was founded in 1998 as a unique interdisciplinary research center where parents, community leaders, researchers, clinicians, and volunteers collaborate to study and manage Autism spectrum disorders and other Neurodevelopmental disorders. The institute has major research efforts in Autism, Tourette Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the RASopathies.
This position is open at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank (commensurate with credentials) in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor or Clinical X Pediatrics series. The candidate will be expected to participate in clinical care, education, community engagement and research activities of the Department of Pediatrics and serve on departmental committees.
UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.