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The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics, is seeking a board-certified full-time faculty member at the associate professor/professor level to serve as Division Head. We are seeking a dynamic individual to lead an active clinical service with responsibilities for division administration and active roles in clinical, research, and teaching arenas. The qualified candidate should have a broad interest in Medical Genetics and Genomics including experience/expertise in diagnosis and management of inborn errors of metabolism. The Division has a collaborative relationship with the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and is a primary site for the Departments Pediatric residency training program, participates in teaching students in the School of Medicine (UMSOM), and is directly involved in graduate student education in the Masters in Genetic Counseling Training Program and the Human Genetics graduate program.

The current clinical genetics services and resources include both general (pediatric and adult) and specialty-focused (e.g. cardiogenetics) genetics services, with biochemical genetics, cytogenetics and translational genomics laboratories on site. The successful candidate will have a primary appointment in Pediatrics, with secondary appointments in other departments and programs, as appropriate. The academic rank and salary of the candidate will be commensurate with experience and qualifications as evaluated by the UMSOM.

University of Maryland is a major tertiary medical center serving Baltimore, the State of Maryland and the region with innovative programs and a strong commitment to healthcare in the community, while actively expanding its already extensive research efforts.

We are located in downtown Baltimore near the Inner Harbor, just one of Baltimores many outstanding attractions. From fine arts and orchestras to professional sports teams, first-class dining and shopping to a wealth of historical sites, our city offers a full range of recreational and cultural opportunities. Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and even New York City are within easy reach, as well as beaches to the east and mountains to the west. Educational excellence abounds, as do family-friendly neighbourhoods and urban living options.Visit us online at www.ummsphysician.jobs to learn more.

Please refer to Position # 03-319-460.

Interested individuals should submit a CV and statement of interest to:
Tiara Williams , Physician Recruitment Coordinator, Tiarawilliams@umm.edu

The University of Maryland is an AA/EOE/ADA employer and has strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas.

Hospital Description

The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is the heart of the University of Maryland Medical System's downtown campus.

The hospital provides comprehensive care for the West Baltimore community and tertiary care for Maryland and the surrounding area. The hospital has more intensive care beds than any other hospital in Maryland.

Community Description

We invite you to explore Baltimore, a vibrant city on the water where you will find something new around every corner. This is a city that is growing and evolving with new hotels, and new and expanding attractions. Whether you live in the area or are planning a visit, this is a destination filled with surprises and hidden treasures just waiting to be discovered.

Baltimore's world-renowned Inner Harbor is surrounded by historic neighborhoods where you will find city living at its best with unique shops and restaurants for every style and taste. The city enjoys a vibrant arts scene and embraces its history and influence on American culture. Excellent private schools, Moderate taxes, Rich historical heritage and a Short commute from area suburbs.
University of Maryland Medical System is a multi-hospital system that has genuine impact throughout our State...and beyond. Our twelve outstanding hospitals and numerous ambulatory centers not only offer you a choice of locations from urban to suburban and rural but also a choice of practice settings, including academic, teaching, and community. Since our inception as a private, not-for-profit corporation in 1984, we have pursued a clinical vision of providing measurably safe and quality care to the citizens of the State and region. Our goal is and always has been that every patient receives the same high standard of care, no matter where or when they make use of our services. Our focus on excellence in care quality and safety is evident in everything we do: from our application of evidence-based medicine aimed at reducing hospital-acquired infections, to continuous improvements in our operational design, facilities, and technologies. In fact, our efforts in quality improvement have allowed us to achieve mortality and unplanned readmission rates below benchmarks available from other Maryland hospitals. We're extremely proud of our successes to date. However, we know that achieving our clinical vision cannot happen without active physician leadership and support. To that end, we strive to recruit physicians committed to excellence in both clinical quality and service. And we give them the support they need to take their career and to take patient care to new levels together.