Adjunct Professor in Human Genetics

University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine

Adjunct Professor Series

Job #JPF06397
  • HUMAN GENETICS / David Geffen School Of Medicin / UCLA

Application Window

Open date: May 3rd, 2021

Next review date: Tuesday, Jun 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Jun 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Human Genetics at UCLA invites applications to fill a position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Adjunct Faculty series in the M.S. in Genetic Counseling program. The M.S. in Genetic Counseling program is housed within the David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Human Genetics. The position title (Assistant Director or Associate Director), faculty rank (Assistant or Associate Adjunct Professor) and salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Candidates should be highly collaborative and are expected to contribute to the educational and research missions of the program. This is a full-time position.

The major criterion for appointment for faculty in the Adjunct Faculty series is evidence of Teaching, Research and creative work, Professional competence and activity, and University and public service. The successful candidate will contribute primarily to the teaching mission of the program (3-4 courses per year) and program administration, and to a lesser degree will be expected to engage in University and public service, and research or other creative work through engagement with capstone projects or other research projects.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Although all areas of scholarship will be considered, we are particularly interested in candidates who have a M.S. or equivalent degree in genetic counseling and who have leadership and a record of achievement in developing, implementing, and assessing innovative approaches for the education and training of genetic counseling students.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Brief Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Vision Statement - vision statement for training of genetic counseling graduate students

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

    Statement Addressing planned/existing teaching, Mentoring, Service/Research contributions - statement addressing candidate's planned or existing teaching, mentoring, service and/or research contributions to diversity, mentoring, and the improvement in workplace climates for everyone

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-6 required (contact information only)

Applicants will be asked to name references to complete their application, but the references will not be asked to provide letters unless the analyst requests them

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Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA