The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is recruiting two medical geneticist to join the Division of Pediatric Genetics which will be expected to have four MD faculty geneticists, 5 genetic counselors, a biochemical nutritionist, a nurse, two genetic counselling assistants and a social worker.
The University of Rochester is a major genetics service provider in upstate New York. Our highly successful and active primary clinical programs include a New York State-designated Clinic of Inborn Metabolic Disorders, a number of General Pediatric Genetics Clinics, an In-patient Pediatric Genetics Consultative Service, as well as a number of collaborative clinical programs such as Ocular Genetics clinic, Craniofacial Team Clinic, a Cardiogenetics Clinic as well as a number of other specialty clinics currently under development. The Division of Pediatric Genetics also collaborates with a number of allied genetics programs in adult medical genetics, neurogenetics, cancer genetics, and prenatal and reproductive genetics. The Division also has robust education programs that caters to a variety of trainees. It also has ongoing research efforts in ocular genetics, nutrition genetics and clinical trials for inborn errors of metabolism
With the continued expansion of our clinical, academic and research programs, we will be able to accommodate a wide range of career interests, including biochemical genetics, clinical genetics, craniofacial genetics and laboratory or clinical research. Successful candidates are expected to share the clinical responsibilities of the Division of Pediatric Genetics and other core missions of the Division. Candidates interested in spending significant amount of time in research will be evaluated based on past accomplishment and potential for achieving independent funding, and the amount of time protected for research will be determined accordingly. Although an academic center where research is encouraged, candidates with purely clinical/educational interests are also welcome to apply.
Golisano Children’s Hospital in Rochester is a new and state-of-the-art facility with comprehensive services and recognized as the premier quaternary care pediatric institution in central and western New York. The University provides competitive salaries and benefits. The city of Rochester is the third most populous metropolitan area with a referral base of ~2.5 million people from urban, suburban and rural settings. Our academic, clinical and educational enterprises celebrates diversity and have committed themselves to closing he disparity gap in all arenas.
Rochester region boasts an excellent quality of life and is the gateway to the Finger Lakes region and other surrounding countryside, parks, trails, skiing, and other outdoor activities. The region is also home to outstanding institutions of higher learning, high tech manufacturing, a sophisticated workforce, diverse and distinguished cultural offerings, excellent public school districts, and a variety of options for affordable housing.
The position will entail an academic appointment at the Senior Instructor, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should have an MD or MD-PhD degree and be BC/BE in Medical Genetics (Clinical Genetics and/or Clinical Biochemical Genetics), and be eligible for licensure in the State of New York.
The position requires a faculty appointment to the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, an appointment to URMFG and Strong Memorial Hospital, and an unrestricted Nee York Medical license. An applicant should have a pathway to board certification in at least one of the specialty certificates in Medical Genetics and Genomics.
The position is open to graduates of international medical schools and international postgraduate training. The University of Rochester may sponsor an employment visa. Each applicant is unique and will need their qualifications reviewed, but as an overview for foreign medical graduates: H1b visa's require all three parts of USMLE or Canadian LMCC; New York licensure requires USMLE's or Canadian LMCC, 3 years of US accredited postgraduate training or at least six years of verifiable international postgraduate training, and a legal status to be in the US. Questions about equivalency or waivers of criteria can be discussed upon request.
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers. It forms the centerpiece of the University of Rochester’s health research, teaching and patient care missions.
The University of Rochester Medical Center is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian, and nonprofit research university.
The medical center includes Strong Memorial Hospital, Golisano Children's Hospital, the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, with its faculty practice (University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group), and the University of Rochester School of Nursing.
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