Opportunity Details

Pathology & Immunology

Pi - Amp


Commensurate w/Experience

Renal Pathologist

The Department of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking an AP board certified and fellowship-trained Renal Pathologist at the Assistant/Associate Professor level to join an established renal pathology service. Experience and/or fellowship training in another subspecialty (especially genitourinary pathology) and/or research is desirable. The renal pathologist will work closely with the other renal pathologist and nephrologists and will be responsible for sign out of medical and transplant kidney biopsies. Applicants will be expected to sign out a second surgical pathology subspecialty, preferably genitourinary pathology, depending on interest and background.

The Department currently receives approximately 70,000 non-cytology surgical pathology specimens per year including approximately 500-600 renal biopsies, including consultation cases. Approximately one-third of the renal biopsies are transplant cases. The Department receives renal biopsies from Barnes and St. Louis Children’s hospitals and several regional hospitals in Missouri and Illinois. Washington University provides a supportive environment for research opportunities and teaching.

The Department: The Department of Pathology & Immunology excels in basic and clinical research as well as delivery of outstanding surgical pathology and laboratory medicine services to our patients and colleagues. There are four divisions: Immunobiology, Laboratory and Genomic Medicine, Anatomic and Molecular Pathology, and Neuropathology. (http://pathology.wustl.edu/)

The School: U.S. News & World Report ranks WUSM among the top five in the nation and first in academic selectivity. Eighteen Nobel laureates have trained, taught, or carried out research here. Thirteen faculty members are fellows of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences, and 24 belong to its Institute of Medicine. WUSM is third among the 121 U.S. medical schools in grants received from the National Institutes of Health. (http://medicine.wustl.edu)

The City: St. Louis an urban center of diversity, culture, and entrepreneurship within a metro area of 2.6 million.  The region offers affordable housing, unique neighborhoods, and convenient transportation. The bi-state region (Missouri and Illinois) offers easy access to outdoor recreation opportunities


Candidates must possess M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degrees as well as Board certification or active candidate status for Anatomic and/or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology through the American Board of Pathology. The candidate is expected to have excellent interpersonal, communication, and administrative skills as well as interest in education of medical students and post-graduate trainees. Development of an extramural funded research program is highly encouraged and will be supported.



Individuals completing fellowship training and those already in practice are encouraged to apply. Salary and rank is based on background and experience. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae and three references to:

Blerina Cuka

Department of Pathology and Immunology

Washington University School of Medicine

Campus Box 8118, 660 South Euclid Avenue

St. Louis, MO  63110-1093

Telephone: 314-362-8788

Fax: 314-747-2662






An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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