The Charles E Schmidt College of Medicine is seeking a faculty member with a degree in Genetic Counseling.
The selected candidate will be responsible for developing a graduate program in genomics and precision medicine; embedding research into clinical care by implementing informed consent, blood/saliva collection, DNA/RNA isolation, and a biorepository resource; and creating clinical internship programs with community hospitals.
The mission of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as a community-based medical school is to advance the health and well-being of our community by training future generations of humanistic clinicians and scientists and translating discovery to patient-centered care. We are committed to providing educational programs, in partnership with our hospital affiliates, that enable our medical students and residents to become active, self-directed, life-long learners, equip our graduates to effectively treat the patients that they are most likely to encounter in their practices. We demonstrate a commitment to inclusiveness and diversity, produce graduates with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and self-awareness required to practice effective, humanistic, patient-centered, evidence-based medicine in an increasingly diverse healthcare environment. We emphasize the centrality of collaborative relationships in the provision of the highest quality comprehensive health care, foster, and value collaboration among medical specialties, and between academic medicine and community health care professionals
A Master's degree from an accredited Genetic Counseling Program or directly equivalent discipline by the time of application required.
Board certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABCG) or American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) by the time of application required.
Must have three years of appropriate experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Must have the ability to supervise, advise, and train students and/or clinical professionals in area of expertise.
Must have an interest in research.
Experience in developing and presenting educational programs and workshops preferred.
All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position (Genetic Counselor) on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.
Recommendation letters should be submitted directly to Janet Robishaw, Ph.D, at email@example.com. The subject of the email should clearly say the name of the candidate and the position.
A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.
For more information and to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to Apply Now (REQ #04857).
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