Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics - Clinical Geneticist
Location: New Haven, CT
Internal Number: 123026
The Department of Genetics seeks a board eligible/certified Clinical Geneticist to join its faculty at the level of Assistant Professor.
The faculty appointee will provide outpatient and inpatient diagnosis and management as part of a clinical group that includes other faculty, nurses, genetic counselors, and a dietician. Yale University and Yale New Haven Hospital form a major academic medical center of southern New England, which has exciting and active basic research and clinical research programs.
The appointee will participate in the teaching of trainees and have opportunities for collaborative or independent research. The appointee will also be involved in new and exciting university wide initiatives in personalized medicine across different departments.
Yale University and Yale New Haven Hospital together form a major academic medical center located in southern New England, which has exciting and active basic research and clinical research programs. In addition to its hospital system, Yale'sCenter for Genome Analyses is one of the largest genome centers in the world and offers cutting edge genome sequencing technologies. Within the department of Genetics, our state-of-the-art DNA Diagnostic and Cytogenetics Laboratory offer clinical whole genome and whole exome sequencing as well as genomic copy number analysis on site.
Members of the Department of Genetics conduct basic, clinical and translational research using genetics and genomics of model organisms (yeast, fruit fly, worm, zebrafish, mouse) and humans to understand fundamental mechanisms of biology and disease. Areas of active investigation include genetic and epigenetic regulation of development and disease, molecular genetics, stem cells and other dynamic cellular systems, regulation of gene expression, computational biology and human genomics. Please see https://medicine.yale.edu/genetics for more information.
The Department of Genetics also provides clinical care in Medical Genetics in the Yale New Haven Health System. Clinical genetics services include inpatient consultation and care, general, subspecialty, and prenatal genetics clinics, and clinical laboratories for cytogenetics, and DNA diagnostics. The Department sponsors a Medical Genetics Residency program leading to certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics. Admission to the Genetics Residency is directly through the Department.
The Department of Genetics believes that outstanding science is driven by diversity. We strive to create an inclusive community of faculty, staff, and students whose voices and contributions are valued and respected, and who better represent the communities we serve. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical ability and ethnicity. Diversity is our commitment and our passion; we invite you to be part of it. Please refer to the official Yale University statement on diversity and inclusion accessible here: https://medicine.yale.edu/education/admissions/equal/
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and a concise statement of clinical and research interests. Complete applications and letters of recommendation should be uploaded through Yale’s Interfolio's website http://apply.interfolio.com/123026.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.