Medical Genetics

Medical Genetics

Contact:

Dr. Stacey Hume PhD, FCCMG
Molecular Geneticist, Alberta Health Services
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Genetics
University of Alberta
Room 8-27
Medical Sciences Building
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2H7
Phone:  780-407-1929
Email:  shume@ualberta.ca 

 

The CCMG training program prepares candidates to apply technical, analytical, and clinical knowledge to develop and interpret clinical genetic tests.   The sub-specialty of Molecular Genetics diagnoses the clinical impact of DNA abnormalities (on both hereditary and somatic disease).

Applications will be accepted for training as a CCMG-certified Molecular Geneticist.  This is a two-year program that will begin on July 1, 2018.  Applicants will hold a PhD or MD degree with experience in human genetics. 

Interested candidates should submit a CV and cover letter outlining their previous relevant experience(s) and their reason for choosing molecular genetics as a career.  Only those applicants who are chosen for an interview will be contacted.  Selected candidates should be prepared to attend an on-site 2-3 hour interview as well as present a research seminar. Candidates must have completed their PhD or MD degree prior to July 1, 2018.  Proficiency in the English language is a requirement.  Preference will be given to permanent residents and Canadian citizens.

** Application deadline is April 6, 2018 ** 

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Detailed program description for download here