The Ohio State University, Division of Human Genetics and the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, is seeking a dynamic genetic counselor for a faculty position in the growing clinical care area of ophthalmologic genetics. The Division of Human Genetics, housed within the Department of Internal Medicine, has a current team of 2 MD faculty members, 4 PhD faculty members, and 17 genetic counselor faculty members; all dedicated to academic clinical practice, education, and translational research in adult genetic specialties. Come be a part of our diverse and nationally recognized team!
Expectations include active participation in the provision of clinical genetic services, leading monthly eye genetic case conference, building the clinical, translational ophthalmology genetics research program, and contributing to our new ocular gene therapy program. Additional responsilbities include teaching genetic counseling graduate students, medical students, residents, and fellows.
The position provides a highly competitive salary and benefits. Applications are being accepted now. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Prospective candidates should attach a statement of interest and curriculum vita as part of their application on OSU's career site. If you have additional questions, please reach out to one of the members of the Search Committee listed below:
Required Qualifications Master's level degree in Genetic Counseling required; completion of an accredited program in genetic counseling, eligible for genetic counseling licensure in Ohio from the State of Ohio Medical Board; board eligible or certified genetic counselor required. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen
About The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
The Division of Human Genetics, in the Department of Internal Medicine, offers outpatient and inpatient consultation services, performs clinical and translational research and participates in community education and outreach. Our physicians and faculty collaborate with colleagues throughout our medical center and around world. Additionally, the Master of Genetic Counseling Graduate Program addresses the rapidly growing need for genetics professionals.Our comprehensive services include a Clinical Cancer Genetics Program with risk assessments and genetic counseling to 800 patients yearly and, as needed, their families. A Cardiovascular Genetic and Genomic Medicine Program, in conjunction with Ohio State’s Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, offers consultation for hereditary forms of heart disease at multiple clinics. And the Medical Genetics and Genomics Program provides risk assessment, genetic counseling and, when appropriate, genetic testing for the many different conditions that can run in families. These can range from bleeding and blot-clotting disorders to diseases of the skin, kidney, lung and eye. The Neuroscience Genetics and Genomics Program focuses on neuromuscular disorders, but also provides consultation for a wide array of neurological conditions.