The Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine is currently recruiting one BC/BE full time clinical genetic counselor.
Program Highlights: •Dynamic clinical practice that includes 6 MD Medical Geneticists and 2 Genetic Counselors in an academic setting providing comprehensive genetic services.
•Genetic counseling services are provided for adults with a broad range of genetic conditions, including (but not limited to) cancer, connective tissue diseases, cardiac, and neurologic conditions.
•Numerous opportunities of teaching of medical students and residents.
•Significant opportunity for training and supervising genetic counseling students in the newly developed Baylor College of Medicine Genetic Counselor Training Program,matriculating students in Fall 2018.
•Abundant opportunities to participate in research.
Houston, the 4th largest city in the country, offers an outstanding quality of life with low cost of living and a wide range of activities from cultural to sporting events.
Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling or its equivalent. ABGC Board Certified or Board eligible. At least 1 year of employment as a Genetic Counselor preferred; however, new graduates also encouraged to apply.
The preferred candidate should have good communication skills and enjoy collaboration with patients and colleagues. Spanish-speaking candidates preferred but not required.
Internal Number: 301
About Baylor College of Medicine
The department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine offers a variety of research, clinical, and training programs in genetics to graduate, medical, and postdoctoral students.
Among genetics departments at U.S. medical schools, the department continues to rank high in both grants and funding from the National Institutes of Health. The facilities in the department are equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation for research in molecular, cellular, and biochemical genetics. In addition, there are several facilities for specialized techniques to support the research efforts.