The Division of Genetics is seeking to hire a full-time pediatric biochemical geneticist to join the faculty of Baylor College of Medicine at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio. This position includes an academic appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, a competitive salary, and full benefits package. The successful candidate will join a team of four clinical geneticists, one pediatric nurse practitioner and five genetic counselors.
Through partnership with CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System and Baylor, The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio is the first and only freestanding 204-bed children's hospital in the city and serves as a focal point for pediatric and maternal fetal care throughout the community and region. There are over 170 Baylor College of Medicine faculty in 26 specialties and a pediatric residency program at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio.
Primary responsibilities will include outpatient metabolic/genetics clinic, inpatient consultation, call coverage, newborn screening follow-up, and participation in learner education. The position is supported by genetics clinic staff, genetic counselors, metabolic dietitian, and social worker. The Voelcker Clinical Research Center provides support for faculty involved with research activities.
As the nation's seventh-largest city with a population of 1.6 million, San Antonio is known for its historical influence and blend of cultures. Located in south central Texas, San Antonio has 300+ days of sunny weather, mild winters, and an affordable cost of living. The city has much to offer with diverse employment opportunities for spouses, excellent public and private schools, the San Antonio Riverwalk, many cultural amenities, sporting events, dynamic cuisine, major amusement parks, extensive urban park system, and international airport.
Qualified candidates must have an MD, DO or MD/PhD degree, be board certified or board eligible with the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics, must have or obtain a Texas medical license, and possess outstanding clinical skills. Certification/eligibility in either Medical Biochemical Genetics or Clinical Biochemical Genetics is strongly desired.