Opportunity Details

Department of Pathology & Immunology

Pi - Path And Immunology


Commensurate w/Experience

Pediatric Pathologist

The Department of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking a pathologist to join its Pediatric Pathology section on the Clinician or Investigator track. The section is currently staffed by two pathologists and receives ~4700 specimens per year, inclusive of biopsies, resections, consults, and autopsies. The Department as a whole receives approximately 70,000 surgical pathology specimens per year and operates on a subspecialty model.

The Department (http://pathology.wustl.edu/): The Department of Pathology & Immunology excels in basic and clinical research as well as delivery of outstanding pathology and laboratory medicine services. In 2015, the department moved to a new facility at the center of the Washington University Medical Campus. The Department provides a supportive environment for research and teaching. Across nine AP fellowships, six CP fellowships, and the core residency program, there are a total of 66 GME trainees. Pediatric pathology comprises one of the AP fellowships. 

The School (http://medicine.wustl.edu): U.S. News & World Report ranks WUSM among the top ten in the nation and first in academic selectivity. Eighteen Nobel laureates have trained or carried out research here. Thirteen faculty members are fellows of the National Academy of Sciences, and 24 belong to the Academy of Medicine. WUSM is third among U.S. medical schools in grants received from the National Institutes of Health ($449 million in 2018). 

The City: St. Louis is 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. There is easy access to outdoor recreation opportunities.

Criteria: Candidates must possess M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degrees as well as certification in Anatomic and/or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology through the American Board of Pathology. Fellowship training and board certification or eligibility in pediatric pathology is required. The successful candidate will have demonstrated competence in independently managing complex pediatric cases. Academic productivity in the area of pediatric pathology is required. In addition, an interest in a secondary area of surgical pathology is encouraged. The candidate is expected to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as interest in education of medical students and 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. A start date of July 2020 or sooner is envisioned. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to: 

Joseph P. Gaut, MD, PhD
Department of Pathology and Immunology
Washington University School of Medicine
Campus Box 8118, 425 South Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO  63110-1093
Telephone: 314-747-2541
Email: jpgaut@wustl.edu  



An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. 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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