The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry is accepting applications for a full time non-tenure track faculty position as a Genetic Counselor. The job level is commensurate with Instructor or Assistant Professor based on prior experience. The successful candidate will work in two craniofacial clinics and a general genetics clinic providing genetic diagnosis, testing and counseling to patients with a variety of craniofacial syndromes. Responsibilities also include teaching genetics to dental students, residents and fellows and to medical students. There is potential for involvement in research projects, in addition to developing student research projects. The position also involves clinical supervision and instruction of genetic counseling students in the UT Genetic Counseling Program. This is a novel and exciting job that offers opportunity for advancement in an academic environment.
Houston, the fourth largest city in the country, offers an outstanding quality of life with low cost of living and a wide range of activities from cultural events to sporting events. The School of Dentistry is one of six schools in The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and is located in the world’s largest medical center, the Texas Medical Center. This unique environment offers significant and unique clinical research resources. The School of Dentistry is housed in a state-of-the-art 314,000 square foot building, including the new Denton A. Cooley and Ralph C. Cooley University Life Center.
Candidates must be Board Certified / Board Eligible in Genetic Counseling. Bilingual in Spanish preferred but not required. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UTHealth is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age. Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable disability accommodations will be provided, as needed. Additionally, UTHealth extends a preference in employment under Chapter 657 of the Texas Government Code to certain wartime veterans as well as widows and orphans of those killed on active duty. This is a security sensitive position and thereby subject to Texas Education Code # 51.215. A background check and drug screening will be required for the final candidate.
About The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry
The School of Dentistry is one of six schools in The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and is located in the world’s largest medical center, the Texas Medical Center. This unique environment offers significant and unique clinical research resources.