Clinical or Biochemical Geneticist Opening in San Antonio, Texas
Baylor College of Medicine at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio
June 29, 2018
San Antonio, Texas
Full Time - Experienced
The Section of Genetics seeks a full-time clinical or biochemical geneticist to join the faculty of Baylor College of Medicine at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio. This position includes a primary appointment in the Department of Pediatrics and secondary appointment in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, a competitive salary, and full benefits package. The rank and appointment will be determined by the candidate’s credentials and experience.
Through partnership with CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System and Baylor, The Children’s Hospital is the first and only freestanding 240-bed children's hospital in San Antonio and serves as a focal point for pediatric services throughout the community. With the addition of the maternal-fetal medicine department, The Children’s Hospital has an outstanding fetal diagnosis program that provides a coordinated approach with pediatric subspecialists for prenatal patients whose babies have anomalies.
Primary responsibilities include outpatient genetics/metabolic clinic, inpatient consultation, call coverage, newborn screening follow up, resident teaching and clinical research activities. The position is supported by clinic staff, genetic counselors, dietitian, social worker, and nurse coordinator. The Voelcker Clinical Research Center provides support for faculty involved with research.
As the nation's seventh-largest city with a population of over one million, San Antonio is known for its historical influence and blend of cultures. Located in south central Texas, San Antonio has 300+ days of sunny weather, mild winters, and an affordable cost of living. The city has much to offer with diverse employment opportunities for spouses, excellent public and private schools, the San Antonio Riverwalk, Alamo, professional basketball team, dynamic cuisine, two major amusement parks, and an extensive urban park system.
Qualified candidates must have an MD, DO or MD/PhD degree, be board certified or board eligible with the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics, must have or obtain a Texas medical license, and possess outstanding clinical skills. Certification/eligibility in Clinical Biochemical Genetics or Medical Biochemical Genetics is desired.
Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest by email to:
Elizabeth Roeder, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for all qualified persons without taking into account race, color, national origin, creed, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, veteran status or disability unrelated to job requirements. Baylor College of Medicine’s Affirmative Action Program shall reaffirm and guarantee that equal opportunity is applied to all personnel actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, and training.
Internal Number: Genetics001
About Baylor College of Medicine at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio
Baylor College of Medicine is a health sciences university that creates knowledge and applies science and discoveries to further education, healthcare and community service locally and globally. The Department of Pediatrics ranks as one of the nation's largest, most diverse, and most successful pediatric programs as it plays a preeminent role in providing the highest quality comprehensive pediatric healthcare, research and education available. It has over 1,100 faculty members with a primary appointment in pediatrics and more than 450 trainees in general pediatrics and every recognized pediatric subspecialty. The Department receives annual research funding of more than $100 million, including more than $40 million from the National Institutes of Health.