Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

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The Department of Pediatrics at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine is recruiting for a medical geneticist.   The successful candidate will hold a fully-affiliated faculty appointment within the Department of Pediatrics.  This is a 12 month, annually renewable, non-tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, depending upon qualifications.  The position includes clinical practice of medical genetics at Dayton Children’s Hospital with oversight of genetic testing and participation in the education of pediatric residents and medical students. Ample opportunity exists to conduct clinical and/or basic research. The candidate will also assist the current Medical Director of Genetics in the administration of the genetics department and its grants. Candidates must have an MD, MBBS, or DO degree, have completed an approved genetics fellowship and be board certified/eligible in medical genetics and able to obtain an unrestricted license in Ohio.

Dayton Children’s Hospital is a free-standing 155 bed children’s hospital serving 20 counties and is the only children’s hospital in this area. The Department has a DNA Diagnostics Lab, a Biochemical Diagnostics Lab, and a Cytogenetics Diagnostics Lab. The Department of Genetics at Dayton Children’s has 15 people including one clinical geneticist, a cytogeneticist, 3 genetic counsellors, a medical genetics nurse, a dietician for treatment of metabolic disorders, and 7 laboratory technicians. The clinical geneticist sees over 700 patients in clinic and oversees over 1,000 genetic tests and more than1,000 genetic counselor letters annually. For information about Dayton Children’s Hospital visit For information regarding the school of medicine, visit

Dayton is a wonderful family oriented community with a new riverfront park, extensive bicycle trails, excellent schools and state of the art performing arts center.

Review of applications begins August 1, 2014. If the position is not filled with initial responses, applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled. For additional information about the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and its programs, please consult the School of Medicine website at For position descriptions, requirements and how to apply visit https//  Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statement of clinical and research interests, up to three representative publications and at least three references.






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