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Genetic Counselor Instructor

University of Maryland Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

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The University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics is recruiting a full-time on-site Genetic Counselor to work as a member of the vibrant and growing genetics team for the pediatric and adult clinical genetic services.  Working with our medical providers, the successful candidate will have responsibility for coordination or general genetics (pediatrics and adult) clinical service, and for cancer genetic counseling.  Our Genetic Counselors are Instructors in the Department of Pediatrics and active in the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Program for the Masters in Genetic Counseling.  In addition to teaching and supervision of trainees in Genetic Counseling, our Genetic Counselors participate in teaching of teaching trainees in medicine and pediatrics, and have opportunity to participate in scholarly activities.

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.


Master’s degree from a graduate program accreted by the Accreditation Council of Genetic Counseling and/or active board certification or board eligibility by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

Applicants with at least two to three years of relevant experience (general adult and pediatric genetics and oncogenetics) strongly preferred. 

Job: Faculty
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Aug 9, 2022


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