Program Director of Clinical Cancer Genetics

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, New York
Sep 01, 2017
Position Type

Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s Department of Medicine is seeking a full-time clinical geneticist for the Director of the Familial Cancer Program.

Duties will include review of clinical cases and sign out of reports, test protocol development, and administrative duties, such as overseeing personnel. The successful candidate is expected to participate in research, teaching, and educational programs at multiple levels (residents, fellows, graduate students). Ample opportunity exists for participating in clinical molecular diagnostics, as well as for conducting a research program, or for collaborating with basic and clinical researchers throughout the University.

Applicants must have MD or OD (or foreign equivalents), have at least two years of experience in cancer genetics, and be eligible or have boards from the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics.

The successful applicant will oversee the Familial Cancer Genetics program with three clinical genetic counselors. The individual will be a member of the Genetics and Genomic Program, one of five established programs supported by our Cancer Center Support Grant. In addition, the Director will be responsible for our outreach cancer genetics program and will help establish a genetics program in our survivorship program.

The Director will report to the Chair of Medicine and will have an appointment at RPCI and the University of Buffalo Medical School commensurate with their background and accomplishments.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, America's first cancer center, founded in 1898, is located in Buffalo, New York, and is the only upstate New York facility to hold the National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center designation and membership in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Roswell Park is an EOE.

Please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

Marc S. Ernstoff, MD
Chair, Sr. VP, Department of Medicine
c/o Angela Gunther, MBA, PHR, AASPR
Sr. Faculty Recruitment Administrator
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263