The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Hospital seeks a highly qualified, motivated, and enthusiastic Cancer Genetic Counselor. This position is a unique opportunity to provide top-level cancer care as part of a growing team of other genetic counselors, physicians, and researchers at an NCI-designated cancer center. USC Norris is one of the eight original comprehensive cancer centers designated by the NCI and has a mission to translate scientific discoveries into innovative therapies for its patients. The cancer center’s research breakthroughs have led the way to a greater understanding of the underlying causes of cancer and new methods of prevention, detection and treatment.
The genetic counselor will provide state-of-the-art clinical care at an academic medical center, including facilitating genetic testing and risk assessment in cancer patients and their family members. The genetic counselor will work as critical member of the health care team to provide excellent patient care, and works closely with oncologists, surgeons, gastroenterologists, gynecologists, and other providers to incorporate genetics into a patient's cancer treatment and prevention plan.
As an integral part of the research team, the genetic counselor will formulate and support research activities related to the fields of genetic counseling, cancer genomics, and precision oncology. The genetic counselor will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of research including project formulation, grant submission, data analysis, and manuscript preparation. The genetic counselor will have the opportunity to submit journal publications and present data at national meetings.
If you are interested, please apply using the link provided and also send a confirmatory email to Julie Culver, MS, LCGC at firstname.lastname@example.org,
If you have 10 years of experience, please inquire about an open faculty position at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Any questions? Please contact Julie Culver at 323-865-0806 (office)
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in genetic counseling, Certified by American Board of Genetic Counseling Certified or Active Candidate status. Must have a California State Genetic Counselor License.
Minimum Experience/Knowledge: 2 year of experience in cancer genetic counseling is preferred but new graduates are welcome to apply.
Additional Salary Information: USC offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Internal Number: REQ20082972
About USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is. As a member of the USC team, you will help build upon the university’s exceptional expertise in patient care as well taking advantage of our excellent compensation package, outstanding retirement benefits, and generous educational benefits. The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.