Description: The Division of Genetic and Genomic Medicine, Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is offering a one-year fellowship program in Lysosomal Storage Diseases as a Health Sciences Clinical Instructor.
The Fellowship program is designed to provide extensive training in the recognition, natural history, diagnosis, testing strategies, treatment, and management of lysosomal storage diseases (LSDs) and the co-morbidities.
The Fellowship is designed to provide extensive clinical training as well as opportunities for research and teaching in LSDs in a dynamic, fast paced setting. The trainee will complete 12 months of fellowship which includes approximately 50% in clinical training related to LSDs/inborn errors, and 50% in research activities. The trainee will receive guidance in designing, IRB requirements, good clinical practice and collecting data for a research project focused on an LSD Additionally the trainee will prepare a manuscript to a peer reviewed and present the research findings at the genetics conference, Lysosomal diseases WORLD meeting, Translational Science Day, and other conferences.
Minimum Requirements: Candidates may include genetic counselors or physicians with an interest in metabolic disorder. Counselors may be board-certified or eligible for certification in genetic counseling
TO APPLY: Please log onto UC Irvine’s recruitment site located at
Applicants must complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials to be considered for the position:
Statement of Teaching
A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application materials.
Contact information only of 1-3 referees
Open date: December 17th, 2018
Final date: June 30th, 2019 Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Internal Number: JPF05095
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