Lecturer in Genetic Counseling

Columbia University New York

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 00001779

Position Title Lecturer in Genetic Counseling at CUMC

Department SGV Sergievsky Center

Division Sergievsky Center

Summary Description

The Sergievsky Center of Columbia University Irving Medical Center is seeking a board certified genetic counselor who is bilingual/bicultural in Spanish and English for a new study of the psychosocial impact of learning the results of Alzheimer’s disease genetic susceptibility testing. The study participants will be Latinos residing in northern Manhattan. The genetic counselor will participate as a member of a research team actively collecting and managing data on participant’s responses to genetic testing. Responsibilities include developing and validating culturally sensitive materials for education about genetics and genetic testing, and working with other team members to plan and carry out sessions for genetics education, risk disclosure, survey data collection, and follow-up.

Minimum Degree Required
Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling.

Minimum Qualifications
Board eligible or board certified as a Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

Preferred Qualifications
-Experience with clinical trials and quantitative and qualitative research preferred.
-Familiarity with genetic research and/or clinical aspects of neurological disorders (e.g., epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease) preferred.

Additional Information
-Must have strong organizational and problem-solving skills, meticulous attention to detail, and the ability to juggle multiple tasks.
-Must be self-motivated, flexible, and able to work independently, effectively manage others, and think creatively.
-Must have excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with faculty and staff, researchers at other institutions, and research participants.

RAPS posting date 08/03/2020

EEO Statement
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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