Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time faculty position in Human Genetics, with a specialty in clinical variant curation to support the Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics Program (MSGDA). We seek a dynamic individual dedicated to innovative and effective teaching to prepare graduates to be leaders in the rapidly evolving field of human genomics.
Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) was founded in 1997 as the first higher education institution in the United States dedicated exclusively to education and research related to the applied life sciences. KGI offers innovative postgraduate degrees and certificates that integrate life and health sciences, business, pharmacy, engineering, and genetics, with a focus on industry projects, hands-on industry experiences, and team collaborations. KGI employs an entrepreneurial approach and industry connections that provide pathways for students to become leaders within healthcare and the applied life sciences.
Located in beautiful Claremont, California, Keck Graduate Institute is a member of the Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and The Claremont Colleges Services, which provides shared institutional support services. The Claremont Colleges consistently place at the top of national college rankings, including Forbes, Money and U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review. Each nationally recognized college has its own campus, students and faculty, and distinctive mission, and each offers top-notch curricula, small classes, distinguished professors and personalized instruction.
Education and Experience:
PhD in Genetics or a MS in Genetic Counseling with relevant knowledge gained over a period of at least three to five years in clinical or genomics.
Candidates with previous experience teaching, experience working in the clinical genomics industry, a track record of effective scholarship, and research interests that complement the strengths of KGI will be given preference.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Individuals must possess knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions may be performed, with or without, reasonable accommodations, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A confidential review of applications, nominations, and expressions of interest will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. To be ensured full consideration, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three professional references. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.