Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Clinical Medical and Molecular Genetics
Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Internal Number: 17344
Location: IU School of Medicine
Department: IUSM - Medical & Molecular Genetics
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
The Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at the Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking a Clinical Geneticist in an academic track at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level. The desired candidate will hold an MD and have expertise in clinical genetics in the treatment of both children and adults with genetic disorders. ABMGG board certification or board eligibility is required. The successful candidate will be expected to perform scholarly activities and demonstrate academic productivity. The individual will also contribute to the teaching mission including genetic counseling students, graduate students, medical students, and clinical genetic residents.
Clinical track faculty are responsible for the teaching and service mission of the school.
Service: The primary responsibility of this position is clinical service in medical genetics. Clinical providers within the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics include 14 medical geneticists and ~ 30 clinical genetic counselors. Physicians with a broad background in medical genetics are sought to continue the expansion of our service. Interest in skeletal dysplasia, adult or pediatric cancer genetics, adult genetics or genomics is advantageous but not required.
Teaching: This position will also contribute to the teaching mission including genetic counseling students, graduate students, medical students, and clinical genetic residents.
Research: The Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics is involved in clinical trials and registries particularly in the areas of inborn errors of metabolism, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and cardiovascular genetics. Participation in clinical trials is not required but may be considered depending on applicant background. See https://medicine.iu.edu/genetics
As the nation's largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.
Services are provided at IU Health University and Methodist Hospitals as well as Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. Outpatient services are in the Pediatric Care Center and Simon Cancer Center. Additional information about the department may be found on our website at Medical and Molecular Genetics | IU School of Medicine.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.