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Genetic Counselor Instructor

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 8, 2024

Assistant/Associate Program Director

Masters in Genetic Counseling Training Program

University of Maryland School of Medicine

The University of Maryland School of Medicine invites applications for Assistant/Associate Director (APD) of the Masters in Genetic Counseling (MGC) Training Program. The MGC Program is committed to the comprehensive education and clinical training of genetic counseling so that our graduates are broad based professionals, able to practice in a wide variety of settings. The Program is dedicated to providing trainees with knowledge of medical genetics as well as the complex legal, ethical, diversity principles, and psychosocial issues inherent in the field of genetic counseling.

The APD will report directly to the Program Director and join our team of 17 genetic counselors, 3 medical geneticists and 4 laboratory geneticists. This position includes 1.0 FTE in the role of APD. The anticipated start date is summer 2024. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities include:

· The overall design of the program’s r otation placements and clinical curriculum
  • Participating in recruitment and admission activities
· Coordinating the experiential learning activities including standardized patient encounters

· Assisting the Program Director with student advising and mentoring and other administrative and curricular roles and responsibilities.
  • Develop, teach, and direct JEDI curriculum and activities of the AID-GC and WAF fellowship
  • Teach and direct genetic counseling related course work as needed (may include HGEN 620, HGEN 615, 621, HGEN 703, HGEN 750) in addition to participation in teaching activities throughout UMB as needed
  • Participation in MGC Advisory and the MGC Advancement committee
On the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, there are eight professional and graduate schools including the Schools of Law, Pharmacy, Dentistry and Social Work. The School of Medicine serves as the anchor for a vibrant academic health center which aims to provide the best medical education, conduct the most innovative biomedical research and provide the best patient care and community service to Maryland and beyond. While its tradition of excellence remains constant, the School of Medicine and its reputation for academic achievement continue to grow.

Interested individuals should submit the following materials: curriculum vitae; statement of interest and three references

To learn more about the program, please visit:

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the recruitment process, please contact us at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Qualifications :

Qualified candidates must be certified in genetic counseling from the ABGC or ABMGG, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in genetic counseling that includes clinical work, teaching, supervision, and research as described by the ACGC Standards of Accreditation. Relevant experience in an academic setting and program administration is preferred.

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