Employer: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location: Houston, TX
The UT MD Anderson Cancer Center has an immediate opening for a full-time genetic counselor position within the Department of Clinical Cancer Genetics.
The Clinical Cancer Genetics Department (CCG) at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has an immediate opening for a Genetic Counselor to provide genetic counseling to individuals and families diagnosed with or at risk for hereditary cancer. The position is based at the main MD Anderson campus in the heart of the Texas Medical Center.
This is an exciting opportunity for those who are academically-inclined and interested in working in a stimulating multidisciplinary clinical and research setting that supports genetic counselors’ professional development. The candidate will join a strong team of 14 genetic counselors and more than 25 physicians across several cancer sub-specialties. The CCG program has a strong emphasis on research and provides exciting opportunities to partner with world renowned physician-scientists, as well as infrastructure for career advancement and mentorship. The position includes opportunities for participation in the University of Texas genetic counseling training program, including teaching and clinical supervision. Ranked the #1 hospital for Cancer Care by the US News & World Report, MD Anderson offers a competitive compensation package, generous retirement benefits, and a professional development program. Houston, the fourth largest city in the US, boasts competitive cost of living and high quality of life.
Masters degree in genetic counseling. Board Certified or Active Candidate Status by ABGC. Salary commensurate with experience.