Opportunity Details

Department of Pediatrics

Peds Genetics & Genomic Medicine


Commensurate w/Experience

Genetics & Genomics - Clinical Cancer Geneticist #1010525


The Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics at Washington University in St. Louis are seeking a full-time clinical geneticist with an interest in adult and pediatric cancer.  This is a fully outpatient position.


Washington University is a leader in genomic sequencing, diagnosis and management of rare inherited conditions, and gene discovery. The Siteman Cancer Center is an international leader in cancer treatment, research, prevention, education, and community outreach, and provides care for nearly 10,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients each year. Washington University has a clinical site and model organism screening center for the NIH’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program. We have ABMGG approved fellowship programs in clinical and medical biochemical genetics as well as laboratory genetics and genomics, and a training program in genetic counseling is in development. Our division also serves as a newborn screening center for both Missouri and Illinois, which includes lysosomal storage conditions in both states. There are tremendous opportunities for personal and professional growth offered by a wide array of educational conferences and collaborative clinical work.


St. Louis consistently ranks as one of the top places to live in the US with world-class museums, a wide range of arts and entertainment, a vibrant restaurant scene and an abundance of parks, trails, and outdoor recreation. With a remarkably low cost of living for the comforts and attractions it affords, St. Louis has a small-town feel, but offers all the amenities you’d expect in a major metropolitan area.


Washington University in St. Louis offers excellent benefits including a generous 403(b) employer match, 22 vacation days per year plus sick leave package, health/vision/dental benefits, and annual funding for professional memberships and travel to a national educational conference.  For more details on benefits, visit http://medschoolhr.wustl.edu/.




Patricia Dickson, MD




No end date

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Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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