Pathology & Immunology
Pi - Amp
Liver/Gastrointestinal Pathology Section Head
The Department of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking an AP board certified mid to senior Liver/GI Pathologist to head the Liver/GI pathology section. The section is an established, fully sub-specialized pathology service. The Department currently receives approximately 70,000 non-cytology surgical pathology specimens per year. The Liver/GI service is the largest subspecialty service within the Division of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology. In addition to luminal GI specimens, there are also approximately ~1,700 liver cases and ~150 pancreas cases annually.
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: Anatomic and Molecular Pathology, Laboratory and Genomic Medicine, Immunobiology, and Neuropathology. (http://pathology.wustl.edu/). The Department provides a supportive environment for research opportunities and teaching.
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.
Education and Expectations: Candidates must possess M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degrees as well as Board certification for Anatomic and/or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology through the American Board of Pathology. Demonstration of competence in independently managing complex Liver/GI cases and academic productivity in the area of Liver/GI pathology is required. Expertise and academic track record in the area of liver pathology is particularly desirable.
The candidate is expected to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as interest in education of medical students and post-graduate trainees, residents, fellows, and, as appropriate, research fellows and post-docs. Candidates with a range of career paths (ranging from a focus on clinical service and clinical research, to translational research, to basic science research) are encouraged to apply.
Salary and rank will be based on background and experience. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a personal statement, and three references to:
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.