Associate Director, M.S. Genetic Counseling Program
MGH Institute of Health Professions
March 12, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The Department of Genetic Counseling in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston is seeking a full-time Associate Program Director to start July 1, 2018.
In collaboration with other program leaders, the Associate Director is responsible for the planning, development, and monitoring of those aspects of the curriculum, fieldwork, and research experience that support student education and the practice of genetic counseling. Roles include teaching, serving as a Capstone research advisor, and working with the Program Director on program development, accreditation, student recruitment, and the admissions process. The successful applicant will also be expected to take part in scholarly activities and participate in professional activities at a regional or national level.
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in genetic counseling program leadership and teaching. Research experience and experience supervising students in fieldwork are also desirable. The candidate must have a Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited program, be ABGC Board-certified and licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (or eligible for MA licensure), and have at least 3 years of experience as a genetic counselor. Faculty academic rank is commensurate with experience.
The MGH Institute of Health Professions is an accredited graduate school located in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard overlooking downtown Boston and is part of the Partners HealthCare System (the largest healthcare provider in New England).
Interested individuals should submit their application and curriculum vitae through the online application process at www.mghihp.edu/job-search, job opening#3057274
Questions about the position may be directed to the Program Director, Maureen Flynn, MS, CGC, MPH at firstname.lastname@example.org. The MGH Institute of Health Professions is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We welcome nominations and applications from individuals who would bring diversity of experience, thought and practice to the Institute’s research, teaching and clinical missions. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary
Internal Number: 3057274
About MGH Institute of Health Professions
MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston is an innovative and interprofessional graduate school with post-baccalaureate, direct entry-level master’s and doctorate, and post-professional programs in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Speech-Language Pathology, Genetic Counseling, Health Professions Education, and a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences. The only degree-granting affiliate of Partners HealthCare System, the MGH Institute offers its more than 1,500 students unparalleled opportunities to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, community, and educational settings. The school, which has graduated more than 6,500 students since its 1977 founding by Massachusetts General Hospital, is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Several programs are highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report and the school has been named a Great College to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education for the past eight years.