Medical Geneticist

University of Utah School of Medicine in Utah

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted May 28, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time


The Division of Pediatric Medical Genetics at the University of Utah School of Medicine is recruiting a full-time Medical Geneticist.  The Medical Geneticist will provide medical care to patients with genetic disorders, congenital anomalies and metabolic disorders.  The Medical Geneticist will also participate in teaching, research activities and advocacy programs related to genetic disorders. Clinical activities will be carried out at Primary Children’s Medical Center, the University of Utah and outreach clinics within and outside the state of Utah. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including teaching, research, administration and advocacy. 


Qualified candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. degree, be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Medical Genetics and possess excellent clinical skills.  The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment on the Clinical or Tenure Track.  Rank will be dependent on qualifications.


The Department of Pediatrics has an established faculty development and mentoring program designed to help faculty succeed in translational or basic research and to thrive as educators. The Department also offers a medical education debt repayment program for junior faculty.  


Interested individuals can apply at  Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required.  For additional information about the position, please contact: Nicola Longo, M.D., Ph.D., at 


The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veteran’s preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. Additional information is available at:


The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect.  The University of Utah HSC values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.