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Director of Research, M.S. Genetic Counseling Program (IHP leadership abilities/ Faculty):MGH Institute of Health Professions

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Director of Research, M.S. Genetic Counseling Program (IHP leadership abilities/Faculty)

MGH Institute of Health Professions

October 21, 2018
Job location:
Boston, Massachusetts

Education/Training, Staff/Administrative


The Institution:
MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston is an innovative and interprofessional graduate school with post-baccalaureate, direct-entry master's and doctorate, and post-professional programs in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician adjunct studies, speech-language pathology, health professions education, genetic counseling and a PhD in rehabilitation sciences. The only degree-granting affiliate of Partners HealthCare System, the MGH Institute offers its more than 1,600 students unparalleled opportunities to lgain and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, community, and educational settings. The school, which has graduated more than 7,200 students since its 1977 founding by Massachusetts General Hospital, is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Several programs are highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report, and the school has been named a Great College to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education for the past nine years.
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The Department of Genetic Counseling in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the MGH Institute of Health Professionsin Boston is seeking a full time Director of Research to start January 1, 2019.

The Director of Research (DR) is primarily responsible for the oversight of all student Capstone research projects and for the coordination and evaluation of student research practices. Additionally, the DR is responsible for the Capstone research curriculum, teaching in the connected research courses, and developing and sustaining collaborative relationships with internal and external researchers and statisticians. The prosperous applicant will also be expected to take part in scholarly and professional activities.

Preference will be given to candidates who have practice with the genetic counseling field, teaching, research process, quantitative and qualitative statistics, IRB, and other related subjects. Genetic counseling program leadership abilities practice is preferred and a strong publication history is required. The candidate must minimally have a Master's degree and be credentialed in their field, as appropriate, and have at least 3 years of work practice. Faculty academic rank is commensurate with practice.

Interested individuals should submit their application and curriculum vitae through the online application process. Preference will be given to candidates who submit prior to Sept. 1 st .

Questions about the position may be directed to the Program Director, Maureen Flynn, MS, CGC, MPH at .

EEO Statement
The MGH IHP is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We welcome applications from individuals who would bring diversity of practice, thought and practice to the our research, teaching and clinical missions. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.Partners Healthcare System Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Internal Number: 3069674-1435_1540018882

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About MGH Institute of Health Professions
MGH Institute of Health Professions, founded by Massachusetts General Hospital in 1977, is an innovative and independent graduate school in Boston that is a member of Partners HealthCare. A progressive leader in developing comprehensive models of health care education, the MGH Institute prepares advanced practice professionals in the fields of nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy and communication sciences and disorders through a distinctive combination of academic study, clinical practice, and research. More than 1,200 students are enrolled in graduate level and certificate programs, with an increasing number of courses available online. The Institute is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

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