Chief, Division of Medical Genetics
Company: Uconn Health Center
Posted on: March 11, 2023
To apply for this Chief, Division of Medical Genetics, 2014-1059 position, you may use the Candidate Self-Service (CSS) online application. After submitting your application, you may also have the opportunity to upload a cover letter, a resume, and references. You MUST have these documents available at the time of application. To complete an application, please click on Apply for this position .
The University of Connecticut Health Center is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.
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All Workforce Members are required to have or obtain a COVID 19 vaccination as a term and condition of employment to work in a UConn Health facility, unless an exemption or deferral has been approved. All new Workforce Members shall be required to provide proof of their vaccine status prior to the start of their employment. All records of vaccinations and approved exemptions will be maintained by Employee Health Services. Additional information regarding this policy may be found at https://health.uconn.edu/covid-provider/mandatory-vaccination . CHIEF OF THE DIVISION OF MEDICAL GENETICS Clinical Genetics and Genomic Medicine. The Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences of the University of Connecticut (UCONN) School of Medicine, the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM) and the Connecticut Children's Medical Center (CCMC) are inviting applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level to serve as the Chief of the Division of Medical Genetics. The successful applicant will hold an MD or MD/PhD degree and have board-certification in Clinical Genetics. Their research should focus on the use of genetic and genomic strategies to advance precision medicine, understand human biology, identify the complex functional networks underlying health and disease, and/or the development of novel diagnostics and therapeutics. Candidates will benefit from a highly interactive and cooperative culture established between the participating institutions that encourages translational research and clinical practice. The successful candidate has the potential to be cross appointed at all three institutions, as well as within the UCONN Institute for Systems Genomics, and may have the option of housing their research program in the new, state-of-the-art JAX-GM facility on the UCONN School of Medicine campus in Farmington, CT. Successful candidates will complement a highly interdisciplinary environment that brings together clinicians, biologists, molecular geneticists, computer scientists, and quantitative scientists. Applicants should apply at https://jobs.uchc.edu, search (2014-1059) with a CV, cover letter and concise statements of research and teaching interests. In addition, applicants should arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent to Dr. Brenton Graveley at firstname.lastname@example.org as a PDF document on letterhead with signature. The University of Connecticut, Connecticut Children's Medical Center and The Jackson Laboratory are all
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