Opportunity Details

Department of Pediatrics

Peds Genetics & Genomic Medicine


Commensurate w/Experience

Academic Pediatric Clinical Geneticist - Posting #1010029

The Department of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time clinical genetics faculty member in the Division of Genetics and Genomic Medicine. Faculty appointment level will depend upon the applicant’s credentials and experience. This is an excellent opportunity for a clinician educator with broad interests in all facets of clinical genetics. An expertise or training in biochemical genetic disorders is desirable. The successful candidate should have an MD, and be board certified/eligible in Pediatrics and Clinical Genetics. Responsibilities include patient care (inpatient consultations, outpatient genetics clinics, multidisciplinary clinics) and teaching of medical students and residents. This position offers an opportunity to provide clinical service for general genetics clinics as well as a variety of dedicated multidisciplinary clinics. There are ample opportunities for research and collaboration with basic science researchers. Career development may also include involvement in clinical trials and curriculum development and teaching for genetics and pediatric residents, as well as medical and graduate students. The division includes 3 MDs, 5 genetic counselors, a nurse practitioner and 2 metabolic dieticians. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is nationally recognized as one of the top children’s hospitals in the country. Washington University is a major academic medical center. The Department of Pediatrics is a regional and national referral and consultation center that provides comprehensive pediatric care.

Board certified in pediatrics and Board eligible or certified in clinical Genetics.

Patricia Dickson, MD





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