The Center for Genetic Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time non-tenure-eligible Clinician-Educator at the rank of Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor. Faculty rank will be based on experience in education, research, state and national contribution, programs administration and clinical care. Desired candidate attributes include practical experience in a genetic counseling graduate program and/or experience with genetic counseling graduate students. This person will report directly to the Program Director. Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Serve as a course co-coordinator in 1-2 genetic counseling courses
Provide lectures in various courses
Participate in Clinical Practicum (role plays)
Participate in recruitment and admission activities
Coordination, assessment, and continual review of the program’s Fieldwork/Rotation Placements (including schedules, site visits, evaluations, online logbooks, student preparation, affiliation agreements)
Contribute to the development of innovative teaching methods
Participate in research and student thesis projects
Attend Advisory Board meetings and serve on various program committees
Assist the Program Director with other administrative roles and responsibilities.
The successful applicant will also be expected to take part in scholarly activities and participate in professional activities at a state and national level. The faculty appointment will be in an academic department appropriate given the training and experience of the selected finalist.
Qualified candidates must have a Master's degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited program; certification in Genetic Counseling from the ABGC or ABMGG; 5 or more years of experience in genetic counseling that includes teaching, clinical supervision, and/or research.
The start date is negotiable, but anticipated to be Fall 2019/Winter 2020. The position will remain open until filled. When applying, please upload this completed list of references form to suggest the names of individuals who could write letters of reference on your behalf.
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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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