Director of Research, M.S. Genetic Counseling Program (IHP Leadership/Faculty)

Charlestown, MA
Sep 16, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Institution:

MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston is an innovative and interprofessional graduate school with post-baccalaureate, direct-entry master's and doctorate, and post-professional programs in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, speech-language pathology, health professions education, genetic counseling and a PhD in rehabilitation sciences. The only degree-granting affiliate of Partners HealthCare System, the MGH Institute offers its more than 1,600 students unparalleled opportunities to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, community, and educational settings. The school, which has graduated more than 7,200 students since its 1977 founding by Massachusetts General Hospital, is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Several programs are highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report, and the school has been named a Great College to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education for the past nine years.

Job Summary/Responsibilities:

The Department of Genetic Counseling in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston is seeking a full time Director of Research to start January 1, 2019.

The Director of Research (DR) is primarily responsible for the oversight of all student Capstone research projects and for the coordination and evaluation of student research experiences. Additionally, the DR is responsible for the Capstone research curriculum, teaching in the associated research courses, and developing and sustaining collaborative relationships with internal and external researchers and statisticians. The successful applicant will also be expected to take part in scholarly and professional activities.


Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with the genetic counseling field, teaching, research process, quantitative and qualitative statistics, IRB, and other related subjects. Genetic counseling program leadership experience is preferred and a strong publication history is required. The candidate must minimally have a Master's degree and be credentialed in their field, as appropriate, and have at least 3 years of work experience. Faculty academic rank is commensurate with experience.

Interested individuals should submit their application and curriculum vitae through the online application process. Preference will be given to applicants who submit prior to Sept. 1 st .

Questions about the position may be directed to the Program Director, Maureen Flynn, MS, CGC, MPH at [email protected] .

EEO Statement

The MGH IHP is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We welcome applications from individuals who would bring diversity of experience, thought and practice to the our research, teaching and clinical missions. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

Primary Location: MA-Charlestown-MGH IHP
Work Locations: MGH IHP 36 First Avenue Charlestown 02129
Job: Teaching/Faculty
Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours: 40
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Recruiting Department: IHP SHRS
Job Posting: Jul 17, 2018