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Clinical Positions in Medical Genetics

Position overview

Position title: Clinical/Medical Geneticist
Salary range: The posted UC salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/index.html) set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5, and Scale 4. The salary range for this position is $121,100-$320,100. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-670.pdf), which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Application Window

Open date: October 27, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Apr 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Clinical Positions in Medical Genetics

Department of Human Genetics

The Department of Human Genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking physicians with experience in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with pediatric and adult genetic disorders for clinical faculty positions in Medical Genetics. Candidates who are ABMGG board certified or eligible, will join an existing experienced faculty with established expertise in clinical and biochemical genetics and will have the opportunity to work collaboratively across multiple practice areas in the Division of Clinical Genetics. We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about engaging in academically productive scientific inquiry, educating medical students, residents, and fellows, and serving the university community. Academic appointment level and track series will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The responsibilities of the position will include inpatient consultations and outpatient medical genetics clinics, which together with an area of focus will be tailored to the candidate’s clinical interests and experience. Opportunities are available for clinical research, clinical trials, and collaboration with basic science researchers. Our clinical genetics, cancer genetics and biochemical genetics programs are supported by dedicated genetic counselors, specialized nurses and dieticians, and social workers. There are also strong institution-wide genomics initiatives through the Institute for Precision Health. The Division of Clinical Genetics hosts an ABMGG-accredited Medical Genetics residency, a T32 training grant, a Masters in Genetic Counseling program, and multiple ABMGG-accredited Laboratory Genetics training programs. Faculty members have numerous opportunities for teaching across a variety of academic programs. Teaching of medical students, residents, fellows, and genetic counseling trainees is expected.

The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and UCLA Health are highly ranked in Southern California and in the U.S., with a growing need for the integration of genetic and genomic approaches to clinical care. The position is based at the Ronald Reagan Medical Center on the UCLA Westwood campus in Los Angeles and will remain open until filled.

The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what’s right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another. Please read more about this important DGSOM program (https://medschool.ucla.edu/cultural-north-star).

The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.
The University of California is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in every facet of its mission. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

QUALIFICATIONS
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must possess an M.D. degree or equivalent and must be board-certified or -eligible with the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics. Candidates must also be eligible to obtain a medical license in the state of California.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Document requirements
• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
• Cover Letter (Optional)
• Statement of Research (Optional)
• Statement of Teaching (Optional)
• Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
• Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
Three contact names
Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08670
Help contact: Dr. Sulagna Saitta- SSaitta@mednet.ucla.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS- CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must possess an M.D. degree or equivalent and must be board-certified or -eligible with the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics. Candidates must also be eligible to obtain a medical license in the state of California.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

three reference names/contact information

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08670

Help contact: ssaitta@mednet.ucla.edu

About UCLA

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy, please visit https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-035.pdf.

For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA