Human Genetics Division Head - The University of Maryland School of Medicine


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The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics, is seeking a board-certified full-time faculty member at the associate professor/professor level to serve as Division Head. We are seeking a dynamic individual to lead an active clinical service with responsibilities for division administration and active roles in clinical, research, and teaching arenas. The qualified candidate should have a broad interest in Medical Genetics and Genomics including experience/expertise in diagnosis and management of inborn errors of metabolism and a research focus with potential collaborations across campus including the Program for Personalized and Genomic Medicine and the Institute for Genome Sciences. The successful candidate should have an established track record of federal grant funding and current NIH funding. The Division has a collaborative relationship with the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and is a primary site for the Department’s Pediatric residency training program, participates in teaching students in the School of Medicine (UMSOM), and is directly involved in graduate student education in the Master’s in Genetic Counseling Training Program and the Human Genetics graduate program.

The current clinical genetics services and resources include both general (pediatric and adult) and specialty-focused (e.g. cardiogenetics) genetics services, with biochemical genetics, cytogenetics and translational genomics laboratories on site.  The successful candidate will have a primary appointment in Pediatrics, with secondary appointments in other departments and programs, as appropriate. The academic rank and salary of the candidate will be commensurate with experience and qualifications as evaluated by the UMSOM.

The University of Maryland Medical Center is a major academic tertiary care center serving Baltimore, the State of Maryland, and the mid-Atlantic region. As the oldest public medical school in the United States, the University of Maryland School of Medicine has an established tradition of outstanding clinical care, education, and research.  The Department of Pediatrics is deeply committed to promoting children’s health in the community and across the State, while supporting innovative clinical programs and expanding research initiatives.  

We are located in downtown Baltimore near the Inner Harbor, just one of Baltimore’s many outstanding attractions. From fine arts and orchestras to professional sports teams, first-class dining and shopping to a wealth of historical sites, our city offers a full range of recreational and cultural opportunities. Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and even New York City are within easy reach, as well as beaches to the east and mountains to the west. Educational excellence abounds, as do family-friendly neighbourhoods and urban living options.



Please refer to Position # 03-314-485

University of Maryland Hospital 22 S. Greene St.  Rm. N5E17, Baltimore, M.D. 21201

Client Description

The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is the heart of the University of Maryland Medical System's downtown campus. The hospital provides comprehensive care for the West Baltimore community and tertiary care for Maryland and the surrounding area. The hospital has more intensive care beds than any other hospital in Maryland.
Position Code
03-314-485 FY21
University of Maryland Medical Center
22. S Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Christina Harmon
Physician Sourcing and Retention Specialist
phone: (443) 462-5236
Preferred Specialty
Pediatric, Medical Genetics

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