The Master’s Degree Program in Genetic Counseling at Brandeis University invites applications from ABGC-Certified Genetic Counselors with at least five years clinical experience to join the leadership team beginning in June, 2019. This is a 12 month .6 FTE (minimum) to full time position, depending on applicants’ interests and expertise. The position title (Assistant Director through Co-Director) and faculty rank (Associate Professor/Professor of the Practice) will be dependent on FTE, job responsibilities and experience.
Primary Responsibilities of the .6FTE Position include:
Student Fieldwork Coordination
Arrange and oversee community fieldwork placements in first year
Prepare students for genetic counseling (GC) fieldwork by arranging first year observations in the community as well as on campus learning activities including workshops and “boot camps”
Oversee all aspects of GC fieldwork including determining site availability, assigning sites to students and onboarding them per each site’s requirements, monitoring student progress, communicating with supervisors, reviewing student paperwork and evaluations
Fostering ongoing relationships with sites and supervisors by conducting annual site visits, maintaining institution affiliation agreements and coordinating supervisor training workshops
Participate in all aspects of Admissions
Attend weekly faculty meetings, yearly faculty retreats and Advisory Board meetings, representing the Program at the NSGC Annual Education Conference, AGCPD meetings and retreats as well as other local and national conferences
Serve as thesis advisor for 2 student research projects each year
Additional Teaching Responsibilities (.4 FTE) for Full Time Position include:
BIO202D Intro to Genetic Counseling (1st year fall and spring, 2 hours/week)
BIO204B Clinical Genetics I (1st year spring 3 hours/week)
Applicants should submit CV, as well as arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent electronically to:
All application materials should be received no later than March 29, 2019.
ABGC certification and at least five years clinical experience.
Internal Number: 63108
About Brandeis University
Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. Diversity in its student body, staff and faculty is important to Brandeis’ primary mission of providing a quality education. The search committee is therefore particularly interested in candidates who, through their creative endeavors, teaching and/or service experiences, will increase Brandeis’ reputation for academic excellence and better prepare its students for a pluralistic society.