Clinical Instructor/Genetic Counselor

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Mar 30, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: OBGYN-MFM - 412440

Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty

Vacancy ID: FAC0002349

Position Summary: The UNC School of Medicine has an opening for a full-time Board Certified/Board Eligible Genetic Counselor. This faculty position (at the Clinical Instructor rank) will be based in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. You will join a team of 5 Genetic Counselors, 1 Maternal-Fetal Medicine/Geneticist, 13 MFM specialists and 6 MFM fellows. Your charge will be to provide comprehensive reproductive genetic counseling services, and to be a clinical liaison with the UNC McLendon Clinical Laboratory for maternal serum screening. Current practice locations include the N.C. Women's Hospital and UNC MFM at Vilcom (both in Chapel Hill), UNC Specialty Women's Center at Rex Hospital (in Raleigh) and Moore Regional Hospital (in Pinehurst). Position includes supervision/teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as students in the UNC-Greensboro and University of South Carolina Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs. Opportunities for research and professional growth are plentiful.

Application Deadline: 04/28/2018

Education Requirements: A Master's degree in Genetic Counseling is required.

Qualification and Experience: Must be a BC/BE Genetic Counselor, possess excellent interpersonal and written communication skills and have an interest in working in an academic setting with trainees. Must be comfortable and efficient working in a busy prenatal clinic setting. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Spanish speakers will be given special consideration.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Laura Baron, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: laura_baron@med.unc.edu

Special Instructions for Applicants: To apply for this position, follow this link: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/137554 Please upload a cover letter, describing why your training and experience make you an excellent candidate for this position, why you are interested in joining UNC OB-GYN and any other attributes that make you stand out from other potential applicants. The cover letter should be addressed as follows: Emily Hardisty, MS, CGC Coordinator of Genetic Counseling Services & Search Committee Chair UNC Department of OB-GYN/Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine 3010 Old Clinic Building/CB# 7516 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7516

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