VACANCY FOR SENIOR CLINICAL GENETICIST / DEPARTMENT HEAD (Ref. code: 190122)
We are currently seeking to recruit a Senior Clinical Geneticist/Department Head to head the Clinical Genetics & Genomics Department of the Institute, based at the Institute’s premises in Nicosia, Cyprus.
The Department, acts as a reference centre for the whole of Cyprus and provides outpatients and inpatient care, diagnosis, management and counselling on the whole spectrum of genetic diseases. It’s an official member of the European Reference Networks, ERN-ITHACA and additionally, several research projects are carried out in collaboration with other departments at CING and other hospitals or clinics.
What you will be doing:
The suitable candidate will head the Clinical Genetics & Genomics Department as certified medical doctor trained in the diagnosis, treatment and management of genetic diseases.
Additionally, he/she may engage in research and education. The above position is combined with a faculty position at the appropriate rank commensurate with experience and track record at the post-graduate School of the Institute.
The successful candidate will be accountable to the Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director and he/she will be a member of the Institute’s Scientific Council.
What we are seeking:
• An MD degree with a sub specialty in Clinical Genetics; and
• Recognized board certification in Clinical Genetics; and
• License or eligible for license from the Pancyprian Medical Association; and
• A minimum of 6 years of post-graduate training and experience in an accredited medical centre; and
• Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures; and
• Supervisory experience; and
• Command of the Greek and English languages;
What we offer:
• Highly collaborative culture
• A CHKS accredited outpatient and inpatient centre with specialized clinics and laboratories functioning as a national referral centre for neurological disorders
• Participation in the European Reference Networks (ERNs)
• Cutting-edge basic and clinical neuroscience & clinical genetics research and top-notch facilities at the Institute
• Opportunities for advancement as an academic:
- Research infrastructure and resources are allocated including dedicated lab space and research staff
- Opportunities to participate in the activities of the post-graduate School of the Institute (supervision of MSc/PhD students and teaching in the School’s programs)
• An attractive compensation package and other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate, including a competitive relocation package for people who will be relocating to Cyprus for the purposes of taking up employment at the Institute.
How to apply:
A cover letter and a detailed curriculum vitae and names of two referees should reach the Institute via e-mail at: email@example.com, stating the reference code. Contact person for further information: Ms Anna Michaelidou, tel.: 22392789, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
VACANCY FOR NEUROLOGIST
Our main aim is to improve continuously in order to lessen the suffering of patients and their families and prevent diseases through patient care, research and educational programs on neurological and genetic conditions such as muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, chromosomal abnormalities and all other aspects of molecular biology and genetics such as thalassaemia, molecular virology, mental retardation, cardiovascular disease, stroke, cystic fibrosis and neurogenetics. Moreover, CING plays a key role in the fight against crime by providing specialized DNA services to the police authorities and expert court testimony for criminal and civil investigations.
We’re expanding our team of medical professionals and are looking for people, who share our vision and who will become part of our core team dedicated to upgrade the quality of life of our patients. CING is an excellent opportunity for medical professionals who are interested in combining medical practice with research and education.
We are currently seeking to recruit a Neurologist to be based in the Institute’s premises in Nicosia, Cyprus.
What you will be doing:
Support the Institute in the diagnosis and treatment of complex neurological diseases
Have the opportunity to order and study the results of para-clinical studies to determine the nature and extent of the diseases and to supervise medical technicians in the performance of neurological diagnostic or therapeutic activities
Consult with patients to determine the appropriate course of treatment and will also liaise with other health care, medical/non-medical, professionals regarding patients' conditions to ensure that all patients' needs are met
Carry out specialist clinics and laboratory sessions (neurophysiology, neuropathology, and neurovascular
Participate in academic meetings with neurological colleagues for learning and development and to discuss cases as a team, drawing on the expertise of other specialists
Have the opportunity to initiate, design and submit applications for the funding of original research projects for which he/she is the principal investigator, as well as to seek external sources of funding and submit the approved applications to the appropriate funding bodies
Carry out the research funded by the institute and by outside sources, aided by his/her scientific staff and to make his/her own plans for publication
Participate in the academic activities of the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine, including teaching in the CSMM programs, and will supervise MSc/PhD students
What you need to have:
A Medical degree with a subspecialty in Neurology
A recognized board certification in Neurology
License or eligible for license from the Pancyprian Medical Association
Fluency in both Greek and English, written and spoken
Good diagnostic skills to determine the type of disease or condition, its severity and extent
Excellent problem-solving and clinical decision-making skills
Ability to work alone and in multidisciplinary teams
Familiarity with research methods and a willingness to keep up to date with advances in treatments
Why should you apply?
Become a member of an internationally recognised Centre of Excellence where postgraduate education, research and service are successfully brought together
Opportunities for further specialization in one of the multidisciplinary Clinical Neurological Centres of Excellence operating at the Institute
Opportunities for participation in any of the clinical neuroscience research activities as well as academia through the activities of the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine
An attractive compensation package will be offered to the successful candidate, including a competitive relocation package for people who will be relocating to Cyprus for the purposes of taking up employment at the Institute.
Apply now! If you would like to apply or refer a candidate, please forward a detailed CV to email@example.com.
All applications will be thoroughly screened and only the most qualified applicants will be contacted. Please note that all applications will be treated in strict confidentiality, ensuring GDPR compliance.