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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition

Open Faculty Positions


Chief of Endocrine Section, Baltimore VA Medical Center (3-309-1126)

The Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Division at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Baltimore VA Medical Center is seeking an experienced physician scientist to lead the Endocrinology Section at the Baltimore VA Medical Center.  This full-time position will contribute to the clinical, teaching and research programs at the Baltimore VA and University of Maryland Medical Centers, and to the University of Maryland School of Medicine.  Clinical responsibilities are expected to be primarily at the Baltimore VA Medical Center and the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Midtown Campus. 

Ideal candidates will possess outstanding clinical skills with a strong commitment and experience in patient care, teaching, and research.  This position requires a medical degree from a recognized accredited domestic university (or foreign equivalent), board certification in Endocrinology, and all candidates must be eligible for an unrestricted medical license in the State of Maryland.  Additionally, because this position is funded (in part) by the VA Medical Center, all applicants must be US citizens.

Expected faculty rank is Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank and salary will be dependent on selected candidate’s qualifications.  We offer competitive salary and benefits. 

How to Apply:

When applying, please submit a cover letter and a current CV including the names and contact information of three references.  Though not required, you are also invited to include a perspective statement on equity, diversity, inclusion and civility. Qualified applicants should apply online using the following link:

https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=220000Z9&lang=en


Research Genetic Counselor (3-309-1127)

The Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition Division at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting for a Research Genetic Counselor to work on an exciting study comparing methods of contact of family members for cascade screening and the associated ethical considerations.  The study population are members of the Amish community, and all participant interactions will occur in Lancaster, PA.  The genetic counselor will work as an integral member of the research team, providing pre- and post-test counseling, including general information about familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) and long QT syndrome (LQTS), risks and benefits of genetic testing, informational and support resources and a medical referral letter summarizing key aspects of the counseling session.  It is hoped that data from this study will lead to improved uptake of cascade screening for LQTS and FH. 

The University of Maryland School of Medicine is home to an excellent Master’s in Genetic Counseling Training Program.  Interested candidates will have the opportunity for participating in teaching and mentoring of genetic counseling and medical students.  This position offers a mix of clinical and research activities along with a flexible work schedule. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • General clinical genetics responsibilities with direct participant contact via home visits and follow up after genetics consultation, including communication with participants, families and other health care providers and assisting families with referrals. 
  • Responsibilities will also include research coordination activities including obtaining informed consent and documenting research activities.  Training will be provided for these functions.
  • Obtain and evaluate a detailed pedigree using standardized nomenclature.
  • Obtain past medical history and review necessary research records.
  • Analyze and interpret information obtained from any appropriate resource materials relevant to each case for diagnostic evaluation and management.
  • Provide comprehensive information to families and to health care providers regarding the etiology, inheritance, incidence/carrier risks, and natural history/prognosis for genetic condition/diseases in culturally appropriate terms that each will comprehend.
  • Participate in research meetings.
  • As appropriate, supervise trainees in genetic counseling.
  • Special projects as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree in genetics/genetic counseling from an Accreditation Council of Genetic Counseling accredited program and/or Active Board Certification or Board eligibility by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.  Selected candidate will be required to obtain a Pennsylvania genetic counselor license.

How to Apply:

When applying, please submit a cover letter and a current CV including the names and contact information of three references.  Though not required, you are also invited to include a perspective statement on equity, diversity, inclusion and civility. Qualified applicants should apply online using the following link:

https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=220000XL&lang=en


Basic/Clinical/Translational Science Investigator for Diabetes/Obesity/Nutrition - (3-309-1099)

This position is for a full-time Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the Basic/Clinical/Translational scientist track with a focus on diabetes obesity, bone health, or nutrition. The Division of Endocrinology includes 32 full-time research scientists and 13 clinicians. Faculty research programs fall in the areas of pharmacogenomics, adipose biology, developmental genetics, monogenic forms of diabetes, cardioembolic diseases and stroke, and bioinformatics method development, genomics, and animal modeling.  Qualified candidates are expected to contribute to the university's research, teaching, and/or clinical missions, sustain an externally funded individual research program consistent with the Department and School of Medicine's vision, assist in the recruitment of funded investigators, and enhance research opportunities for the division.  Ample time will be protected for research.  Clinical care responsibilities are desired and can be incorporated for the right candidate, provided the candidate is BE/BC in Endocrinology and is eligible for an independent Maryland medical license.  

Successful candidates will be accomplished, federally funded investigators with a strong record of publications and documented experience in teaching, mentoring, and leadership.

How to Apply:

When applying, please submit a cover letter and a current CV including the names and contact information of three references.  Though not required, you are also invited to include a perspective statement on equity, diversity, inclusion and civility. Qualified applicants should apply online using the following link:

https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=210001OY&lang=en  


Diabetes, Obesity and Nutrition Senior Scientist (Position 3-309-992/993)

The Department of Medicine’s Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition Division at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting for full-time Associate/full Professor- basic/clinical/translational scientist-investigators with a focus on diabetes, obesity and nutrition.

Clinical care responsibilities are not required, however, can be incorporated for the right candidate, provided the candidate is BE/BC in Endocrinology and is eligible for an independent Maryland medical license. 

Successful candidates will be accomplished, federally funded investigators, with a strong record of publications and documented experience in teaching, mentoring and leadership.  Qualified candidates are expected to contribute to the research, teaching and/or clinical missions of the University, sustain an externally funded individual research program consistent with the Department and School of Medicine’s vision, assist in the recruitment of funded investigators, and enhance research opportunities for the division.  Ample time will be protected for research. 

How To Apply

When applying, please submit a cover letter and a current CV including the names and contact information of three references.  Though not required, you are also invited to include a perspective statement on equity, diversity, inclusion and civility. Qualified applicants should apply online using the following link:  

https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=210001DH&lang=en


Expected faculty rank for all positions is Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience. We are proud to offer a competitive salary, medical/dental benefits, disability plans, retirement plans, and more.  UMB was ranked 13th in ‘Forbes’ 2021 America’s Best Large Employers Survey!  The Baltimore-Washington DC area is a highly desirable area to live in with good school systems and outstanding entertainment and recreational opportunities - all within driving distance.  

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.    We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the recruitment process, please contact us at HRJobs@umaryland.edu and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

For additional questions regarding any other issues (after application at the link in the job description), please email facultypostings@som.umaryland.edu and cite specific position number of interest in your correspondence.