The Division of Medical Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University seeks a board certified/eligible Medical Geneticist to join the Department and Division as an Assistant/Associate/ Full Professor in the Medical Center or Clinician Educator line.
• The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. • The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.
Academic rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
We expect the successful candidate to participate in the care of patients under the care of the medical genetics service, biochemical genetics service and the perinatal genetics service. The successful candidate will be involved in formal and informal teaching of Medical Genetics residents, residents and fellows in other specialties, medical students and other graduate students. To be considered a candidate in the Medical Center line the successful candidate must have a focused research interest and a record or potential of scholarly accomplishment.
The activities of the Division/Department are diverse and include participation in the education of Medical Students, Medical Genetics residents and students in the Masters of Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling Program.
Successful candidates should have an MD or equivalent degree with board eligibility or board certification in medical genetics and genomics and have medical licensure in California by starting date. For candidates holding certification in a specialty in addition to medical genetics, a secondary appointment in an additional Department may be possible.
Applications will be accepted immediately and until the position is filled.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
The Pediatrics Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.
Submit a CV and a brief letter with optional diversity statement to:
Henry Lee, M.D. Search Committee Chair MedicalgeneticsAA@stanford.edu
Internal Number: MEDGEN
About Stanford University School of Medicine, Division of Medical Genetics
The faculty and staff in the Division of Medical Genetics provide clinical genetic services at Stanford Children’s Health and Stanford Healthcare including general genetics/dysmorphology and biochemical genetics. In addition, we participate in multi-specialty clinics for craniofacial conditions, Down syndrome, neurogenetics and genetic disorders of the skin. Our educational programs include a two-year residency in Medical Genetics, a combined Pediatrics Medical Genetics Residency, a two year Master’s Program in Human Geneticist Genetic Counseling and a Medical Biochemical Fellowship. The faculty and staff are also involved in the education of medical students as well as residents and fellows from a variety of specialties. Our faculty and staff are involved in a wide variety of research projects, collaborating with researchers at Stanford and worldwide. We participate in ongoing projects in mitochondrial disorders, prenatal genetic screening and diagnosis, autism, the RASopathies, Down syndrome and fetal alcohol syndrome.