The Department of Internal Medicine and the John Ritter Research Program in Aortic and Vascular Diseases in the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth invites applications for a Genetic Counselor to join the group as a faculty member. You will be part of a vibrant cardiovascular genetics program affiliated with the UTHealth Medical School genetics clinic, the multidisciplinary aortic and vascular disease clinic, and the cardiovascular surgical program. A highly collaborative environment encourages participation in ongoing projects with other institutions in the world renowned Texas Medical Center, including Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital. Applicants will have the opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary clinical setting and participate in cutting edge translational research. You will provide genetic counseling for patients in a clinical diagnostic setting (clinic and hospital), as well as screen, consent, recruit, and gather patient/family data for research and follow-up. In partnership with other genetic counselors on the team, you will have the opportunity to provide genetic counseling for individuals with or at risk for aortopathies, cerebrovascular disease, other vascular diseases and connective tissue disorders.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
UTHealthis an EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE/M/F/Disabled Vet.
Candidates must be board-certified or have active candidate status through the American Board of Genetic Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics. Experience is preferred but not required.
Internal Number: 1800023K
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), the most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, medicine, nursing and public health. UTHealth educates more healthcare professionals than any other health-related institution in the State of Texas. Its medical school is the nation's sixth largest. It includes a psychiatric hospital and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital. Founded in 1972 by the U.T. System Board of Regents, UTHealth’s 10,000-plus faculty, staff, students and residents are committed to delivering innovative solutions that advance human health and well-being.
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