New Haven, CT
Nov 10, 2016
Position Type
The Department of Genetics at Yale University School of Medicine invites applications for the position of Chief of Medical Genetics. The new Chief will direct a comprehensive program including Medical Genetics for the Yale New Haven Health System, a strong research program, and residency training in Medical Genetics. There will be opportunity for additional faculty recruitment. The successful candidate will be expected to have an established track record in clinical care, research, and education, and show exceptional promise for future leadership in the field. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience. The Medical Genetics program has primary responsibility for all aspects of this important clinical area at Yale, including newborn screening, evaluation of children and adults with genetic syndromes, and laboratory diagnosis of hereditary conditions including cytogenetics and genome-scale DNA sequencing. The program is based in the Department of Genetics, which comprises an exceptional faculty with a storied history in medical genetics as well as strong research in genetics and genomics of human disease, fundamental aspects of genetic and epigenetic regulation of gene expression and development, and deep expertise in model systems including flies, worms, fish, and mice. In addition, the Yale Center for Genome Analysis, which is responsible for next generation DNA sequencing and supports human disease gene discovery, clinical diagnosis, and basic research, is under direction of members of the Department. The program is closely allied with clinical care in Pediatrics, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Internal Medicine, Surgery, and other clinical specialties. Applications and letters of references can be uploaded through InterFolio's ByCommittee application website: Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a concise statement of clinical and research interests, to the attention of Dr. Allen Bale, head of the search committee. Questions should be addressed to: Applications will begin to be evaluated December 1, 2016. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and members of minority groups.